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PRODUCTS windows & doors EDITORS' CHOICE PHIUS-rated products PHIUS-rated products: * Energy-effi cient, high-performance products * Rated by climate zone * Contribute to Net Zero/Net Positive buildings Teutonic series windows and doors are PHIUS (Passive House Institute US) rated. Supporting energy-efficient, high-performance goals for attaining Net Zero and Net Positive buildings, the products recommended in certain climate zones include fixed and tilt-turn windows and tilt and slide doors. In addition to the Teutonic series, other PHIUS-rated lines include the Ultra series extruded aluminum-clad products, and VistaLuxe collection extruded aluminum-clad products in Flush and Accent Plus exterior styles. Verified products are rated by climate zone. Criteria are dependent upon factors including low-e coatings, lite divisions, and elevation placement. Kolbe Windows & Doors, Wausau, WI Circle 76 Interior glaze framing Retractable skylight panel system Tubelite Inc., Walker, MI Circle 77 Draper Inc., Spiceland, IN Circle 78 An extension of its 4500-series storefront framing, INT45 interior flush-glaze framing uses specialized adapters to install frames before or after drywall, completely covering the end of the stud wall. Perimeter trim members are pre-applied on one side of the 4 1/2-in. frame opening. Gaskets accommodate 1/4- to 1/2-in. glass thicknesses and are available in black or gray. Topspin system is a series of fabric panels connected to spring rollers that are said to dramatically reduce heat gain in skylight openings and provide a more comfortable environment inside a building. The system can be manufactured to more than 10 ft. wide with draws in excess of 40 ft. and can be installed on horizontal, vertical, or sloped glazing. It can also shade barrel-vaulted skylight. Installed on the exterior or interior, the systems features a wide range of fabrics. Ventilation solution Glazed in or installed at the transom, the THM 90 series is a line of flat, thermally broken aluminum window ventilators with a self-regulating (class P3) flap that is said to prevent drafts, promote watertight performance to 20 Pa in its open position, and can be set in five stepped positions (open, closed, and three intermediate). The ventilators promote a mix of fresh air intake and energy conservation. Renson, El Segundo, CA Circle 79 Flexible, translucent roofing Topgal is a modular range of translucent roofing material. Said to be suitable for any building that requires natural light, the material is available in five colors (clear, bronze, ice, blue, and polyshade silver) delivering different levels of light transmission. Sheets are available in a variety of sizes and thicknesses. Panels are linked together with connectors that create a mechanical lock between the sheets. Fixture points are hidden and sheets can be flexed depending on the structure. Plazit-Polygal, Charlotte, NC Circle 80 40 COMMERCI A L A RCHI T EC T URE JAN/FEB 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Commercial Architecture January/February 2016

The Architects
Healthcare Design: Back to Nature
Missoula Aquifer Cools Cancer Center
HVAC & Plumbing Products
Reclaiming The Industrial Past
Interiors Products
Exterior Provides Complete System
Exteriors Products
Plant Gears Up With Skylights
Windows & Doors Products
Jewel Of The Bay
Lighting & Electrical Products
The Whitney Is Wired For Sound, Video
Building Technology Products

Commercial Architecture January/February 2016