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  • ED400-IG Automatic Operator, Dorma Entrance Systems
    With a floor-installed, sealed compartment for its electrical and mechanical components, the ED400-IG Automatic Operator from Dorma Entrance Systems, Reamstown, Pa., is ideal for glass doors in all-glass storefronts, as well as other swing door applications that demand clean aesthetics. The operator is suitable for uniquely shaped doors, such as arched, irregular or historically accurate...
  • Dali Museum, Novum Structures LLC
    Slated to open to the public in January 2011, the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., features more than 1,000 triangular-shaped laminated insulating glass panels that make up its "Igloo" and "Enigma" structures, both of which measure 75 feet tall and melt over the building like a Dalí clock. The brainchild of Yann Weymouth, design director for the Tampa-based architectural firm Hellmuth,...
  • Trainor Glass Retail Showroom & Design Center, Champaign, Ill.
    This retail glass showroom is adorned with state-of-the-art visual displays and hundreds of unique glass and hardware product samples. The Susan Fredman Design Group, Chicago, skillfully translated the vision of Alsip, Ill.-based Trainor Glass Co.’s senior management into reality.The 950-square-foot showroom space features five large-screen LCD/HD monitors that continually display finished...
  • Gettysburg College Recreation Center, Super Sky Products, a Vitro America company
    Super Sky Products, Mequon, Wis., designed, manufactured and installed a custom skylight on the new 55,000-square-foot Center for Athletics, Recreation and Fitness athletic facility, “The Center,” at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. Designed by Cannon Design, Arlington, Va., the center earned Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building...
  • Two Alliance Center, Trainor Glass Co.
    From the moment you approach Two Alliance Center, your eyes are drawn skyward along the sensuously curved sweep. Trainor Glass Co., Alsip, Ill., completed the structure, a 30-story office building in Atlanta’s prestigious Buckhead submarket, in July 2009.The building consists of more than 4,500 fully unitized, structural silicone glazed curtain-wall panels with continuous exterior vertical fins,...
  • Pilkington Profilit Hurricane, Technical Glass Products
    Pilkington Profilit Hurricane offers a new realm of daylighting design options in hurricane regions. It is the only tested and approved hurricane impact channel glass system in North America, approved by both Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida, according to Technical Glass Products officials. The glass can be used to bring natural light into commercial and residential buildings while...
  • Dreamwalls Marble Glass, Gardner Glass Products
    Dreamwalls Marble Glass, from Gardner Glass Products, North Wilkesboro, N.C., features a high-resolution digital image taken from a full-size stone slab, while other comparable glass products use photos of small pieces of stone that are digitally tiled. The image is captured and mounted to the glass using a powerful adhesive that is placed on the image side of the photo without distorting the...
  • SPD SmartGlass, Innovative Glass Corp.
    SPD SmartGlass, part of Plainview, N.Y.-based Innovative Glass Corp.’s E Glass product line, can be instantly darkened, lightened and tuned with a dimmer, remote control or automatic sensor. It has a dynamic light range of more than 50 percent to less than 1 percent, and can control light, sun glare, heat gain and energy, while blocking 99 percent of harmful and damaging ultraviolet rays. Rather...
  • California Academy of Sciences Museum, Applied Solar Inc.
    The new California Academy of Sciences Museum in Golden Gate Park San Francisco represents Applied Solar Inc.’s largest solar electric installation.Steve Coonen, vice president, Applied Solar, San Diego, headed a team that designed and manufactured 720, 4-by-6-foot glass panels embedded with photovoltaic cells that were arranged in a solar canopy around the academy’s roof. It is the largest...
  • Solera+Nanogel Insulation, Advanced Glazings Ltd.
    Advanced Glazings Ltd., Sydney, Nova Scotia, offers Solera+Nanogel Insulation, a high-performance translucent glazing that delivers R values of R17–R20, akin to a traditional wall, when used as a double glazed unit. Solera takes direct glare and redistributes it randomly, so it bounces off of light-colored ceilings and walls into deep architectural space. It is compatible with standard framing...
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