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.
November 2014 was the coldest November in nearly 15 years in the US and served as a chilly reminder that no area is safe from frigid temperatures: all 50 US states fell below the freezing mark; Buffalo, NY was buried in more than 65 inches of lake effect snow; and parts of Montana exp
Energy efficiency upgrades for buildings have the potential to eliminate over $1.2 trillion in wasted energy costs by 2020 for an upfront investment of $520 billion, according to McKinsey & Company’s report Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the US. Yet, even with the knowledge of the
Building owners may make the final decision on improvements for their properties – yet it’s the tenants who have to literally and figuratively pay the price and deal with the consequences on a daily basis. Windows are the weakest link of a building, in terms of heat flow and air infil
China and the US are two of the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases – combined, they are estimated to create nearly half of all of the emissions worldwide. In November 2014, China and the US met and pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions: China – By 2030: cap carbon emissio
Condensation is moisture that forms on surfaces, particularly windows, when the surface is cooler than the dew point, or the temperature in which water vapor in the air converts into liquid. The amount of condensation that collects on windows can vary significantly depending on the ty