Denver Hyatt’s glazing offers stunning views, energy savings

July 26, 2006

The basics: 37-story, 1.25-million-square-foot Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center Hotel; $355 million; opened December 2005.
The players: Architects, Klipp, Denver, Brennan Beer Gorman Architects, New York City, Harold Massop Associates, Denver; general contractor, Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Greeley, Colo.; window systems, Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Wausau, Wis.; contract glazier, A-1 Glass Inc., Englewood, Colo.; glass fabricator, Viracon, Owatonna, Minn.; glass manufacturer, PPG Industries, Pittsburgh.
The glass and systems: 1-inch insulating units with high-performance low-emissivity, heat-strengthened glass, with some colored and some spandrel lites; preassembled RX Series aluminum unitized window wall; SuperWall system for atrium.

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