Recent News

Stay up to date with the latest news and information about our products, projects and technologies that push the industry further.

 

 

June 21, 2022

 

Building Sustainably: Why Architects are Choosing Sustainable Building Materials 

Kawneer Product Manager – Windows, Balcony Entrances and Sustainability, Christopher Giovannielli, has a new LinkedIn article about why architects are choosing sustainable building materials.

 

As a premier sponsor for the AIA Conference on Architecture in Chicago, we’re excited to share the steps we’re taking to reduce energy, water usage and waste. Our continuing education programs available at AIA will focus on sustainability. 

 

Find out more in Chris’ LinkedIn article here

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June 7, 2022

 

Clearly Committed to Product Transparency 

Kawneer Product Manager – Windows, Balcony Entrances and Sustainability, Christopher Giovannielli, has a new LinkedIn article about Kawneer’s commitment to Product Transparency.

 

Kawneer is committed to manufacturing sustainable products that positively impact architectural design, and also helps architects, engineers and designers consider the environmental aspects in the product specification process. 

 

Find out more in Chris’ LinkedIn article here

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June 2, 2022

Positively Impacting Sustainability Keeps Kawneer at the Leading Edge of Climate Change Innovation

Kawneer Product Manager – Windows, Balcony Entrances and Sustainability, Christopher Giovannielli, has a new article about the positive steps Kawneer is taking to impact sustainability and well-being.

 

As more companies follow the sustainability lead of industry giants, leading architecture firms are asking their suppliers what initiatives they are implementing to help them achieve these bold goals. 

 

Read more in Chris’ LinkedIn article here

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May 17, 2022

Take Performance to the Next Level with 2500 UT Unitwall® System and Triple-Pane Glass

At Kawneer, we build innovation into every single product. Now available with a triple-pane insulating glass option, our enhanced 2500 UT Unitwall® System is proven to deliver ultra-thermal performance on projects requiring high-insulating façades.

 

View product information here 

 

For more information contact our architectural services team here

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April 21, 2022
Calculating the U-factor has Never Been Easier
You can now obtain thermal performance of Kawneer systems quickly and accurately by entering the details of your project into our Thermal Calculator. Measure thermal performance, solar heat gain and visible light transmittance. Calculating the U-factor is easier when you let us do the math.

 

Access the Thermal Calculator here

 

New to our calculator? Watch the video on how to use it here

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April 13, 2022
Federal Grants to Target Energy Upgrades in Public Schools
Kawneer’s Product Manager – Windows, Balcony Entrances and Sustainability, Chris Giovannielli, offers some insights into Federal Grants aimed at school upgrades.

 

Recently the U.S. Department of Energy released a Request for Information (RFI) for a $500 million grant program from the new Infrastructure Law Funding Program for K-12 public school energy upgrades. This is great news for sustainability in education.

 

Read more in Chris’ LinkedIn article here

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March 22, 2022

A Dynamic Defense for Earthquake-Prone Zones

Withstanding the seismic forces on buildings is one of the major drivers in the construction industry and has recently become part of regular structural engineering practice, even in regions that are not prone to earthquakes.

 

As a pioneering manufacturer of curtain wall systems, we invest in the most up-to-date seismic testing to industry standards. The AAMA 501.6 test determines the horizontal racking displacement amplitude of the exterior wall system, that would cause glass fallout within a controlled environment.

 

View our flyer on seismic tested products here

 

For more information contact our architectural services team here

 

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October 8, 2021

Enhanced KawneerDirect Customer Ecommerce Site Touts Easier, More Responsive, Improved Control

 

The newly enhanced KawneerDirect, our customer ecommerce site, makes ordering faster than ever. We’ve significantly improved every aspect of the site so that it’s simpler and more user-friendly.

 

Our new upgrades include a host of helpful features and functions, such as improved search, better management of invoices and quotes, and more customizable ordering. Intuitive and streamlined, KawneerDirect enhances your shopping process from the first click to checkout. 

 

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September 14, 2021

Aluminum Modular Systems Reduce Waste, Cost, and Delivery Time

Building contractors, owners and architects increasingly choose modular systems due to the multiple cost and energy-saving benefits, logistical simplification and reduction in on-site labor requirements. Our market segment manager Chris Keller, talks with Green Building & Design around why modular solutions are driving efficient off-site assembly of building parts.

 

Read the full article here

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September 7, 2021

Winner of the National Glass Association (NGA) Glass Magazine 2021 Award; Best Framing System or Component

Kawneer is the proud winner of the National Glass Association (NGA) Glass Magazine 2021 Award for our Trifab® VersaGlaze® 601/601T/601UT Framing System for Best Framing System or Component Product. Designed to add increased thermal performance and value, the framing system offers more flexibility, more thermal options and more design choices.

 

See full details here

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