Historic Building Windows: Repair or Replace? Windows are often described as “the eyes of a building.” Their size and spacing create rhythm and balance in the facade that may be emphasized by deliberate shadow lines and relief; their materials and operation type may reflect the state
How many meetings have you been to when you can’t hear the speaker due to noise that is all around you? Or you are in a conference meeting when the air conditioning/heating turn on and the sound of the fans completely drown out your thoughts? You are staying in a hotel w
Thermolite has developed a window system that not only insulates and reduces air infiltration but also generates electricity through the Photovoltaic Process. To say we are excited about this product is an understatement! The challenge that the BIPV (building integrated photovoltaics)
As with most everything over time we use technology, knowledge and a bit of creativity to improve, update and enhance existing products and items that we use in everyday life. We are always looking for ways to improve things like functionality, efficiency, cost effectiveness and appea
When looking for an efficient energy saving option for windows, you may be a bit overwhelmed by all of the technical terminology used to describe just such an option. Understanding the dynamics and purpose of a low-E glass will help clear this up for you. Ultraviolet light is the ligh
Measuring your existing windows: Precise, accurate measurements make all the difference when installing a window system and ensure a good fit and easy installation. Construction methods and building movement can change the size of a window opening from bottom to top and side to side.
How Interior Windows Can Improve Security in Federal Prisons The internal security measures of federal prisons require a fine balance of physical containment of inmates, while still being able to keep a clear line of vision for supervision purposes. Security glass window systems are a
Hospitals have a problematic combination of varying internal temperature, air pressure, and humidity level requirements that can result in the accumulation of condensation. Condensation is a reaction that occurs when water vapor converts into liquid on surfaces due to a difference in
Curtain wall no longer has to be a long, drawn-out project. Thermolite has now made it possible to complete a commercial curtain wall system installation in approximately two weeks. We developed the RetroWAL™ Express program as a solution for curtain wall projects that require a quick
Thermolite and our anticipated continued growth for the year was recently featured in the Business Section of The South Bend Tribune’s article entitled “Windows of opportunity” by Kevin Allen. You may read this article by clicking here.