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Historic armory transformed into student center with SCW3000 Series windows earns Preservation Massachusetts Robert H. Kuehn Award

St. Cloud Window Inc. is pleased to announce Springfield Technical Community College’s new Student Learning Commons has won a Robert H. Kuehn Award from Preservation Massachusetts. The 170-year-old building, originally built for storing gunstocks, is now the heart of the campus. St. Cloud Window SCW3000 Series windows comprise nearly 50 percent of the building’s 747-foot façade.

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Technoform adds capacity and enhances service at its Ohio facility to meet growing market needs

“We have experienced tremendous growth, and with advanced equipment we will continue to improve the speed and quality of the operation to benefit our customers,” said Technoform’s Bill Blazek. “As part of our strategic plan, we are continually investing in technological and service enhancements, product and equipment innovations, and as needed, facility expansions that support our customers’ needs.”

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AIA continues partnership with Andersen Windows

As an AIA Innovation Partner, Andersen Windows will provide support to AIA initiatives with architecture firms by creating opportunities for architects to learn about advances in windows and doors. Additionally, architects will provide feedback to the company about products as well as design and client needs.

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SOLARBAN 60 glass by Vitro Glass used in Vulcan Block 45

Located in the South Lake Union neighborhood and designed by architecture firm NBBJ, Vulcan Block 45, the 13-story, 317,000-square-foot office building is clad with a metal panel and stone veneer finishes over prefabricated metal stud panels. An all-glass façade featuring Solarban® 60 solar control low-emissivity (low-e) glass by Vitro Architectural Glass was custom-fabricated to match the opaque metal panels.

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Kolbe displays latest trends in windows and doors at NAHB

Kolbe Windows & Doors displayed examples of the latest trends in windows and doors at the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show. “Kolbe takes the lead in introducing new design trends to the window and door market. Our aesthetic, architectural and sustainable solutions provide fresh alternatives for today’s home,” stated Kolbe’s vice president of marketing, Cindy Bremer.

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Architectural glass is a key ingredient for new McCormick headquarters

McCormick’s new global headquarters’ 50,000-square-foot, seven-floor building features nearly 85,000 square feet of glass fabricated by JEB. STUDIOS Architecture designed the base building to be sleek, modern, and energy efficient. The four-year project involved stripping an existing utilitarian building down to its concrete and steel structure, adding a refined glass curtainwall, and carving out a central atrium to provide natural daylighting.

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YKK AP America announces expansion with new sales and customer service representatives

YKK AP America today announced it has expanded its sales and customer service team with the addition of three new hires. Twenty-year industry veterans Michael West and Kyle Peterson will join YKK AP as residential sales representatives for the state of North Carolina and the state of Florida, respectively. Shurnell James joins YKK AP as the customer service manager for the residential division, where she will play a critical role in cultivating a high-performing customer service team.

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January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus. Plus a look at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Terminal Modernization Program and feature article "Transforming a quick stop into a memorable stay through the power of design" by Olga Gorbunova, Principal, Stantec.

January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

Sto RapidGuard is a single-component, multi-use air barrier and waterproofing material that seals rough openings, seams, sheathing joints, cracks, penetrations, and transitions in above-grade wall construction.

Sto RapidGuard is a single-component, multi-use air barrier and waterproofing material that seals rough openings, seams, sheathing joints, cracks, penetrations, and transitions in above-grade wall construction.

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