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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Glass Block

“A Timeless Building Material” Solid glass block is a non-load bearing building material. Used most often as an architectural element in both commercial and residential construction, glass block is considered a practical aspect of design because natural light can be … Continue reading

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What is Multiwall Polycarbonate?

It is a polycarbonate sheet consisting of two or more layers depending on the thickness of the sheet. Multiwall polycarbonate sheets are produced through an extrusion process. A screw driven extruder heats and pushes the polycarbonate material through dyes. The … Continue reading

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The Cassandra Voss Center

“Skylights Add a Contemporary Look to a Historic College Campus Building in WI” Nestled on the banks of the Fox River in De Pere, WI sits a small liberal arts college dedicated to changing the world by graduating educated, passionate … Continue reading

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Free Webinar Scheduled for September 17th

Webinar Title: Daylighting with Aerogel-Filled Multiwall Polycarbonate This free on-line education course provides an overview of aerogel and details how filling multiwall polycarbonate with aerogel can create an extremely high-performing glazing panel. Aerogel-filled panels can provide cost-effective insulation, sound dampening, design … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Polycarbonate Question

Q:  Can you walk on polycarbonate sheets during installation? A:  It is not recommended to walk directly on polycarbonate sheets. Polycarbonate sheeting is not intended to support the weight of a person. Use stepping ladders or place crawling boards between … Continue reading

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