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Monthly Archives: May 2014

AIA Northeast Wisconsin Eat & Earn Program

Daylighting with Aerogel-Filled Multiwall Polycarbonate Provider: AmeriLux International Tuesday, June 17 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM Appleton: Holiday Inn Appleton, 150 S Nicolet Rd, Appleton Wednesday, June 18 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM Green Bay: Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St. … Continue reading

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Available in June!

The Industry’s MOST ADVANCED multiwall polycarbonate panels will soon be available. These lightweight, high-performance panels will offer coextruded UV protection, superior energy efficiency, and field-proven performance in clarity, strength and light transmission. These technologically-advanced polycarbonate panels will make ideal greenhouse … Continue reading

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Polycarbonate Term

Solar Transmission: Building glazing’s that permit high levels of natural light may also lead to rapid interior heat buildup due to the penetration of near-infrared (IR) radiation through the glazing. The percentage of the directly transmitted heat that passes through … Continue reading

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Final Post of the Three Part Series: Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)

(This is 1 of 3 Posts dedicated to: “What do the Performance Values Mean?”) Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) is a measurement of the heat energy that comes through a glazing product. This includes heat energy from the visible and … Continue reading

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PVC Panel Designed to Meet and Exceed Expectations

 “TRUSSCORE™ PVC Interlocking Liner Panel” TRUSSCORE™ PVC Interlocking Liner Panels offer a smooth, hygienic, abuse-resistant finish that is easy to clean and maintain. The panels unique inner truss design provides outstanding spanning capability. The “truss design” was incorporated to help … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Product Question:

Q: What is the recommended method for cutting multiwall polycarbonate panels? A: Use a razor knife or a circular saw with a fine tooth blade that has at least 10 teeth per inch. (The saw blade that has worked the … Continue reading

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Committed to Educating the Industry and the Architectural Marketplace

Employee Spotlight: “Tim Fikkert, AIA” Tim Fikkert AIA, AmeriLux’s architect, joined the A-Team in March of 2012. Tim is a licensed architect with 4+ years of design experience that includes a concentration in detailing and sustainability. He received his Bachelors … Continue reading

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Part Two of: “What do the Performance Values Mean?”

(This is 1 of 3 Posts dedicated to: “What do the Performance Values Mean?”) Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) is the amount of visible light that transmits through a product. Specifically, visible light transmittance is referring to the … Continue reading

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Farmer Studios II

“THERMOCLICK™ Panels Create Dynamic Shade-Screen Element” Farmer Studios II is the second phase of a creative-class office campus located in Tempe, AZ. The addition, which recently opened in the spring of 2014, is a three-story, gray stucco building structurally tied … Continue reading

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Part One of: “What do the Performance Values Mean?”

(This is 1 of 3 Posts dedicated to: “What do the Performance Values Mean?”) The need for high efficiency and sustainability is bringing greater performance requirements for buildings. For this reason it is important that all the products used in … Continue reading

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