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Low Emissivity Coating Offers Improved Performance, Color and Design Options

Monday, April 23, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is pleased to announce the availability of VE-45 – the latest coating in its wide range of choices for architects and designers.

VE-45, a Low-E coating, delivers improved balance between visible light transmittance and solar protection, product features that have increased in popularity among architects. In addition to optimized performance, VE-45’s color enhances the aesthetics of glass in building facades.

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Includes Comprehensive Technical and Aesthetic Information

Monday, April 16, 2012

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR LightFrame® from SEFAR® Architecture is a unique fabric ceiling system, and the only one available that can provide both light diffusion and acoustic improvements for a multitude of interior or exterior ceiling and canopy soffit applications. 

To highlight the wide range of LightFrame benefits and applications, SEFAR Architecture has produced a new 24-page brochure. The brochure provides product specifications, design details and striking photography to capture the essence of LightFrame.

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© Anne Gummerson - Project: Constitution Square

New Insulating Glass System Increases Transparency of Exterior Walls

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, introduces ClearPoint™ - a point-supported insulating glass system that increases the transparency of glass façades.

Specifically engineered to provide building designers with greater flexibility, ClearPoint allows architects to maximize clear openings and enhance aesthetics, delivering a clean, contemporary look both inside and out.

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Sleek Metal Panels Replace Traditional Asphalt Shingles

Monday, March 12, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY… Durable metal panels fromMetal Sales Manufacturing Corporation elegantly reroof a private residence in Elizabethtown, KY.

Nestled at the end of a residential street in rural Elizabethtown – one hour south of Louisville – stands the Keith residence. The Neo-Mediterranean style home has the clean lines of Frank Lloyd Wright with Spanish influences. The exterior of the home is taupe-colored stone with dark bronze accents around the windows and glass entry. Clean lines and a bright red door stand out among the surrounding trees and vegetation.

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Explores Innovations Changing the Face and Function of Fabric Architecture

Monday, February 27, 2012

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture, a leading manufacturer of precision fabrics and fabric systems for interior and exterior architectural applications, has created a brand new AIA continuing education course, “Three Innovations Changing the Face and Function of Fabric Architecture.” 

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is pleased to announce that Garret Henson has been promoted to Vice President of Sales. Henson served as the Director of Sales for the past 5 years and will continue to report to Kelly Schuller, president of Viracon.

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The J.W. Marriott Hotel Indianapolis - Architect: HOK - Local CSO Glazier: ASI Limited

Four High-Profile Facilities Take Center Stage

Friday, February 03, 2012

Owatonna, MN – At the site of Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, IN sit four structures featuring Viracon glass enhanced with eye-catching images for the event.

Lucas Oil Stadium, J.W. Marriott Hotel, the Indiana Convention Center addition, and the walkway linking the hotel and convention center feature Viracon glass.

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New Majestic Bronze Doors Match Aesthetic of Original Structure

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Falconer, N.Y…Ellison Bronze, Inc., the inventor of the balanced door and today’s leader in providing the highest quality marquee entrances in the industry, offers its custom door systems to Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Greensburg, PA. The new entry systems offer a pleasing aesthetic to match the exterior of the decades-old structure.

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Crystal Bridges Museum Of American Art

Tensile Architecture Offers Structural Support While Remaining Unobtrusive

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

PORTSMOUTH, R.I… Ronstan Tensile Architecture – a leader in end-to-end specialty contracting services and expert in tensile architecture – provides rods and custom attachments for an innovative American art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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© David Campbell - Geiger Engineers

Canadian Landmark Features the World’s Largest Cable Supported Retractable Roof

Thursday, January 26, 2012

DEPEW, NY…BC Place in Vancouver, Canada has been transformed into a year-round, open-air facility with an innovative retractable roof featuring SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Architectural Fabric. The renovated facility is once again an iconic architectural landmark for the province.

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Sleek Metal Roofing and Siding Outfits California Facility

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation provides 9,400 square feet ofsleek roof and wall panels for the new Shandon Rest Area in Shandon, CA.

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High-Rise Building to Be Completed in 2012

Friday, January 06, 2012

DEPEW, NY… SEFAR® Architecture Vision will enhance a building to be constructed on a former industrial complex in Risch Rotkreuz, Switzerland. The new facility, called Suurstoffi and designed by Holzer Kobler Architects, will feature apartments, working spaces, a bilingual school and a childcare center – all with direct highway access and a recreation area nearby.

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