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Monthly Archives: September 2015

DIY Tip of the Month

Fall removal of leaves and debris from polycarbonate patio covers, canopies, and awnings is important to maintaining high light transmission and extending the life of the panels. Rinse panels with water and dry using a soft non-abrasive cloth. If additional … Continue reading

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From Around the World: Polycarbonate Architecture and Design

Multiwall polycarbonate is becoming a material of choice for glazing applications where thermal insulation is a major consideration, reducing a building’s overall energy consumption. Additionally, the sheet has excellent resistance against UV degradation and offers high impact performance over a … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Coverings: LT and Plant Growth

“Importance of High Light Transmission” When it comes to light and growing plants in a greenhouse, growers are concerned with light intensity (brightness), light quality (color/whiteness), light duration (daylength), and the ability for light to reach the plants. The amount … Continue reading

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What is a polycarbonate translucent wall?

 Polycarbonate Translucent Walls Used as a façade material or for interior cladding, polycarbonate translucent walls are an efficient and effective way to transmit natural light into a building. Polycarbonate can be used as glazing on vertical, sloped, or curved walls. … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Polycarbonate Question

Q: What is a daylighting system? A: In structures, daylighting refers to the controlled admission of natural light into a building to illuminate the interior space. The best daylighting systems provide natural light without glare, delivering visual comfort and well-being. … Continue reading

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Zoo Exhibit Entrance Features Polycarbonate Glazing

“Vertical Daylighting” For the first time since the 1950’s, komodo dragons are back at New York’s Bronx Zoo. The exhibit opened earlier this summer and is the new home to three adolescent komodo dragons named Rose, Ivy, and Stubby. The … Continue reading

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