Hardware & glazing systems
June 24, 2014 - The most important industry get-together for roller shutters, doors/gates and sun protection takes a look at current consumer trends. Integral systems and energy efficiency for external sun protection are very popular this summer
April 1, 2014 - C.R. Laurence Company has proudly introduced the new 487 Series Office Partition System with the launch of their CRL Office Partitions Catalog. This new product catalog features CRL-U.S. Aluminum's line of highly effective architectural solutions that present innovative ways to design and structure office spaces. These Office Partitions are designed to help increase circulation, efficiency, and privacy, in turn decreasing excess noise levels. In addition to their functional aspects, they can enhance and transform outdated interiors into modern office environments.
March 27, 2014 - The Colt Group’s Coltlite natural louvered ventilators are now available from The Bilco Company in all North American markets. This dual-purpose product provides buildings with both day-to-day ventilation and smoke control to aid building evacuation in the event of a fire.
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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.
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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.
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