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Door Sensor

The Norton SafeZone™ Intelligent Door Closer by ASSA ABLOY creates a zone of safety around door openings, using patent-pending technology to sense movement around a door and hold it open. It combines an on-board motion sensor with an adjustable door…

Cladding

Dryvit Outsulation® X is energy efficient, design flexible, and a cost effective exterior cladding system for all types of construction including renovations. It meets both current and proposed ASHRAE design standards and IGCC/IECC code requirements for the use of exterior…

Curtain Wall

Kawneer Company, an Alcoa company, has recently introduced the 1600UT (Ultra Thermal) Curtain Wall System™. The 1600UT System™1 and 1600UT System™2 deliver high thermal performance, versatility, reliability and value. The system integrates seamlessly with other high thermal performing windows and…

Building Envelope Solutions

  Address moisture damage with WrapShield® HS from VaproShield, which combines a rain screen designed channel matrix with a water resistive air barrier that simultaneously saves on labor and material. WrapShield HS offers a drainage plain that allows moisture to…

Max Block Sunshade

Max/Block™ sunshades by Tubelite®, Walker, Mich., maximize daylighting and minimize solar heat gain. They are manufactured using EcoLuminum™, a highrecycled content aluminum billet composition with environment-friendly finishes. The sunshades are available in airfoil, Z-blade and tubular architectural profiles. Learn more>

Airtightness Testing

Efforts to make commercial buildings more energy efficient in the US has only recently been incorporated into various "green" initiatives. Tests of commercial buildings show that they tend to be more leaky than the average house, based on air leakage…

Blanket Insulation

High temperature blanket insulation from CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, Pa., can be applied directly to any hot surface and improves thermal and acoustical performance of industrial equipment, panel systems, pipe fittings, vessels, boilers and tanks. It features 60% recycled content…

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