Photo gallery: Final day of AIA 2009

Novum Structures, Menomonee Falls, Wis., showed its new ETFE, an extruded film technology that offers benefits including high transparency, high tensile strength, ultra-violet stability and lightweight characteristics. Novum featured ETFE as the roof of its booth.

Cardinal Shower Enclosures, Louisville, Ky., has started producing cast-glass table tops and railings, pictured below. The company also showed its Euro Series S-Curve Slider.

Nysan Solar Control, Calgary, Alberta, showed several sun-control devices, including ceramic frit glass assemblies.

Advanced Glazings Ltd., Sydney, Nova Scotia, and Cabot Corp., Boston, teamed to develop Nanogel Aerogel + Solera insulating panels. The three-inch thick insulating glass daylighting units tout a thermal performance value of R-20, according to company officials.

Sheffield Plastics, Sheffield, Mass., showed a blast window, BR 1250 Level 2, that sustained 14 shots from a .357 Magnum.

Hirsch Glass Corp., Edison, N.J., showed several glass tile products, including its glass mosaic panels that come in six colors.