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Seattle’s Bullitt Center Utilizes Metal Panels to Help Meet Net Zero and Sustainability Goals

Thursday, January 24, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY…The Bullitt Center – the greenest, most energy efficient commercial building in the world – features 18,000 square-feet of metal wall panels from Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation.

Located in the heart of the Central District in Seattle, WA, the Bullitt Center is a six-story, 50,000 square-foot net zero energy building. The facility is being constructed to meet the goals of the Living Building Challenge, a green building certification program that claims to define the most advanced measure of sustainability in commercial construction today.

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PHOTO CREDIT: JOHN MUGGENBORG / MUGGPHOTO

Fabric Ceiling and Wall System Stuns in Vehicle Handover Area

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

DEPEW, NY…In the vehicle handover area at the new Audi Manhattan dealership, customers pick up their vehicles with style in a room illuminated by SEFAR® Architecture LIGHTFRAME wall and ceiling panels. LIGHTFRAME provides an atmosphere that showcases the car and generates excitement in ownership while staying true to the Audi brand.

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Program is Companion to MasterSpec®

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

AURORA, IL…H.B. Fuller Construction Products announces participation in MasterSpec® and the SpecAgent® program with its TEC® brand products.

MasterSpec is published by ARCOM for The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and is the industry’s master guide specification system for building and construction projects.

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Architectural Mesh Now Features Circular Patterns – a Breakthrough in Woven Metal Fabrication

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

MUKWONAGO, WI…After more than a year of development, Banker Wire is the first manufacturer to mass-produce woven metal fabric with circular patterns. Circle Mesh applies the durability, versatility and aesthetic appeal of architectural mesh to new circular weaves.

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Rush University Medical Center Honored in the Healthcare Category

Thursday, January 10, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – The East Tower at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL has received accolades from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in the ENR Midwest Best Projects 2012 competition in the healthcare category. The new 830,000-square-foot inpatient facility utilizes Viracon glass.

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Krueck+Sexton Architects Recognized for 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Just two blocks from the White House,Viracon glass outfits the façade of 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue – a mixed-use commercial structure renovated by Krueck+Sexton Architects, who won the AIA Chicago 2012 Divine Detail Award for the design.

Krueck+Sexton, based in the Near North Side of Chicago, was tasked with renovating the failing façade of 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue. They turned to a variety of suppliers, including Viracon, to develop a custom window unit to replace the old window that had severe water damage and maintenance issues.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

DEPEW, NY… Three architectural membrane projects featuring SEFAR® Architecture fabrics have each won a 2012 International Achievement Award (IAA). IAA winners are selected by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications. The winning projects include:

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H.B. Fuller Construction Products Building

New Location and Equipment Improves Capabilities and Service

Monday, December 10, 2012

AURORA, IL… H.B. Fuller Construction Products announces the opening of its new research and development center in Aurora, IL. The facility features new equipment and updated and expanded lab space that further enhances the capabilities of the company’s research and development efforts.

The new center, formerly based in Palatine, IL, was relocated to H.B. Fuller Construction Products headquarters in Aurora to allow for improved collaboration with various departments of the company.

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Deutsche Bank Switzerland

Metal-Coated Fabric Elegantly Divides Corporate Space and Provides Namesake Artwork for “Clouds” Restaurant

Friday, November 30, 2012

DEPEW, NY…Two high-profile venues inside Zurich’s Prime Tower now feature SEFAR® Architecture Vision. Deutsche Bank Switzerland and Clouds Restaurant both specified Vision for its visual remarkability and high performance. In Deutsche Bank, Vision provides glass partition panels for office space, while at Clouds, the product serves as a striking ceiling system.

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High-Resolution Digital Printing Solution Removes the Limitations of Screen Printing

Friday, November 30, 2012

OWATONNA, MN…Viracon announces the latest addition to their decorative glass portfolio. DigitalDistinctions™ is a digital printing solution that enables a building designer to insert their artistic expressions into a glass façade.

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Photo Credit: Frederic Larson

Metal Panels Give UC Davis West Village a Splash of Color

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY…The largest planned net zero energy community in the United States features more than 40,000 total linear feet of metal wall, roof and canopy panels from Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation.

The University of California, Davis West Village community comprises 205 acres with 662 apartments, 343 single-family homes, and commercial and recreational facilities. The campus consists of three primary developments – The Ramble apartment complex, Viridian apartment homes and retail space, and The Center recreational facility.

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Please visit SAGE at Greenbuild booth #4353N and Viracon at booth #3676N

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 – SAGEand Viracontoday announced a marketing partnership at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuildconference that will help architects and building owners improve the energy efficiency of buildings with glass while maintaining its design integrity.

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