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Ozanam Inn |New Sheltered Day Space

“Polycarbonate Panels create Translucent Canopy” Located in the Louisiana city of New Orleans, the Ozanam Inn has been providing an emergency night shelter and services for the homeless and under-served for over sixty years. Last fall, the outside gathering area … Continue reading

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AmeriLux Employee Spotlight

Jim Romenesko | Driver for AmeriLux Transportation A Sprinkler Fitter for twenty-one years, Jim Romenesko decided to retire after his third knee surgery. During those years as Sprinkler Fitter, he also worked as a part-time truck driver and milked cows … Continue reading

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DIY Tip of the Month: Snow Load

Snow load refers to the amount of “snow and ice” weight per square foot that a building’s roof is able to support. In areas with high snow loads, several factors should be considered when purchasing polycarbonate sheets for a roofing project: … Continue reading

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AmeriLux | Frequently Asked Polycarbonate Question

Q. What are the benefits to filling polycarbonate multiwall panels with Lumira® aerogel? A. Multiwall polycarbonate daylighting systems are greatly enhanced by the inclusion of Lumira® aerogel. Lumira® aerogel increases the insulation factor, provides superior light diffusion, improves acoustic performance, … Continue reading

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AmeriLux Employee Spotlight

Kyle Goehegan | Team Lead – Lumira® aerogel Before joining AmeriLux in the summer of 2015, Kyle worked in warehousing and retail for several years. He is a hardworking, valuable member of the Distribution Center (DC) Team, leading the efforts … Continue reading

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Langford Elementary School | Skylight Retrofit

“Superior Aesthetics. Superior Performance” Architect: Capitol Studio Architects Skylight System: Wasco Skylights Wasco Sales Representative: PACE Representatives Wasco Certified Installer: Angel Creek The existing skylight at the John A. Langford Elementary School in East Hartford, Connecticut was in dire need … Continue reading

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WFBA 2017 Annual Conference & Tour | Stop at AmeriLux

The Wisconsin Frame Builders Association (WFBA) held their 2017 Conference last week at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel and Convention Center in Appleton, Wisconsin. This annual meeting provides its attendees with many opportunities to advance their industry knowledge as well … Continue reading

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AmeriLux | Frequently Asked Polycarbonate Question

Q: What are closure strips? A: Typically made of foam or plastic, closure strips are designed with a profile that matches the configuration of a corrugated panel. Closure strips seal the opening created where the corrugated polycarbonate sheet meets a … Continue reading

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AmeriLux Employee Spotlight

Amie Verboomen | Customer Relations Manager Joining AmeriLux in October, Amie Verboomen brings to the A-team a strong background in client management and employee benefits administration. Her experience has allowed her to jump right into her role as a Customer … Continue reading

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DIY Tip of the Month

Winterizing a Hobby Greenhouse Winterizing your hobby greenhouse from cold winter winds and plunging temperatures is an ideal way to extend the growing season. The first step is deciding on a heat source. Do your research. There are many ways … Continue reading

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