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  • Performance of Compact, Closed Cavity, Double-skin Curtain Wall featured image

    Performance of Compact, Closed Cavity, Double-skin Curtain Wall

    A proposed design for a compact, closed cavity, double-skin curtain wall system in the Marine climate of the West Coast raises questions of potential…

  • Performance-based Facade Framework featured image

    Performance-based Facade Framework

    Buildings have a considerable impact on the environment, and it is crucial to consider environmental and energy performance in building design. Build…

  • Blast Performance of TSSA featured image

    Blast Performance of TSSA

    Architectural preferences for commercial building continue towards increased transparency resulting in large lites of glass with minimal visual obstr…

  • Thermal Performance of Closed Cavity Facades featured image

    Thermal Performance of Closed Cavity Facades

    Closed cavity facades (CCF), a configuration of Double Skin Facade (DSF), consists of a double-glazed unit on the inner layer and single glazing on t…

  • High-Performance Building Facades

    For architects, designers, engineers, manufacturers, consultants, and owners' representatives interested in methods for designing high-performance facades.

  • GPD Glass Performance Days Finland

    The Glass Performance Days (GPD) event in 2021 will celebrate its 29th year of service to the glass industry.

  • Verifying Thermal Performance featured image

    Verifying Thermal Performance

    Architects specify curtain wall thermal performance criteria and usually identify simple modeling software, like THERM, to perform thermal analysis t…

  • Two Sides to Sustainability & High-performance featured image

    Two Sides to Sustainability & High-performance

    High performance can be defined as “a building that integrates and optimizes all major high-performance building attributes, including energy efficie…

  • Effect of Thermal Bridging on Buildings' Energy Performance featured image

    Effect of Thermal Bridging on Buildings' Energy Performance

    Heat transfer through building facades can occur by any combinations of conduction, convection, and/or radiation. Conductive heat transfer depends on…

  • Viracon

    Viracon offers the most complete range of high-performance architectural glass products available worldwide. We not only fabricate glass, we also deliver design, aesthetic, budget and performance solutions for projects big and small. Our complete product line includes insulating, laminated, digital