Hardware & glazing systems
Absorbs 50 per cent less water
Sika Canada has introduced new additions to its sealing and bonding line for the fenestration industry, the Sikasil line of specialty silicones.
Kawneer, an Alcoa business and a leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry, has expanded its Versoleil SunShade platform. First introduced in a single-blade system for curtain wall, Versoleil is now more versatile with the addition of three new sunshade systems: Outrigger for Curtain Wall and Storefront as well as Single Blade for Storefront.
Channel glass first made headlines for its ability to diffuse large amounts of daylight deep into interior spaces without glare or excessive shadows, while reducing heat transfer. Today, although channel glass remains an effective daylighting material, many building professionals recognize that its unique depth, profile and light-transmitting qualities can also contribute to the art of building design.
Oct. 4, 2011 - Traco has introduced the Optiq Ultra thermal window as a result of a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy. Built-in thermal intelligence allows it to reach a high level of thermal performance while maintaining strong structural performance. Optiq Windows are available in multiple configurations offering versatility and options for customization, and are suitable for new or retrofit commercial construction.  
We’ve put together a short list of the latest and greatest window and door hardware products. All product information has been submitted by the manufacturer and assembled by Glass Canada.
There was a time when merely having hot water and a chance to bathe regularly was considered the height of decadence, something available only to the wealthy.
Dec. 16, 2010 –Kawneer has introduced its new AA3350 IsoPort Horizontal Sliding Window. As an extension of its AA3350 IsoPort window platform, Kawneer’s Horizontal Sliding Window offers several new configurations designed to enhance the views and energy efficiency of any commercial or institutional application.
Oct. 12, 2010 – Solar Innovations has released a new thermally broken Lift Slide product for door and window applications. Historically an European system, the company says the Lift Slide door is growing in popularity across North America.
Sept. 15, 2010 – The Defender Series of blast mitigation products is expanding with the addition of the BW8000 Single Hung Window. The BW8000 is a high performance window system engineered to work intrinsically with the Defender Series blast mitigation storefront and curtain wall systems with corresponding sight lines and glazing specifications.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT US Aluminum expands Defender Series The Defender Series of blast mitigation products is expanding with the addition of the BW8000 Single Hung Window.
Overcoming challenges are simply part of doing business successfully.
June 9, 2010 -- C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) will be introducing the company’s latest addition to its architectural hardware line – CRL/Tajima Balanced Doors - at this September’s Glass Build America in Las Vegas, September 14 – 16.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT CRL to introduce balanced doors at Glass Build C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) will introduce the company’s latest addition to its architectural hardware line – CRL/Tajima Balanced Doors – at this September’s Glass Build America in Las Vegas, Sept. 14–16.
May 31, 2010 – Overcoming challenges are simply part of doing business successfully. However, some businesses take things a step farther. Rather than simply overcoming a challenge, they manage to turn it to their advantage.
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