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Sun-shading performance retrospective

Controlling the sun’s effect on our thermal and visual comfort in the built environment is an age-old problem, one that has infinite solutions. In recent years, archi- tects facing the realities of the AIA 2030 challenge and LEED have designed several forms of exterior sun-shading in an attempt to reduce solar heat gain during cooling months and prevent visual glare.
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Trending in Kitchen Appliances  

French door wall ovens are stylish, but they’re also a great choice in limited spaces because you don’t have to allow room for a conventional door to fold down in front. This new GE Monogram® model is equipped with Bluetooth so that you can control oven functions remotely with your smart...   more from


Fabric structures

Fabric structures are tensile structures in which a membrane is 'stretched' to form a three-dimensional surface that can be used to create a roof, shading, or decorative component. Sometimes described as 'modern tents', fabric structures use very little material compared to other forms of construction, and are typically translucent, but they provide little thermal mass or insulation and can have a shorter lifespan than some other... more from

Featured Companies

2/90 Sign Systems                              View Website
Grand Rapids, MI                            Request Catalog
2/90 Sign Systems has over 35 years of experience planning, manufacturing, installing and maintaining...

Acoustigreen                                     View Website
Chaska, MN                                   Request Catalog
A leading manufacturer of beautiful and innovative acoustical wall and ceiling systems, featuring...
AF - Florence                                     View Website
Manhattan, KS                                Request Catalog
Florence has led the industry and set the standard for U.S.P.S. Approved centralized delivery mailbox...

Architectural Grilles & Sunshades     View Website
Mokena, IL                                     Request Catalog
AGS sunshades are manufactured from 100% recyclable material. Our sunshades allow for max...
All American Metal Corp.                   View Website
Freeport, NY                                   Request Catalog
Surrounding you when it matters most, wherever
you go.

Architectural Surfaces                       View Website
Chaska, MN                                    Request Catalog
Architectural Surfaces, Inc. offers a wide range of solid wood and real wood veneer ceiling and wall systems.

Artistry in Architectural Grilles           View Website
New Hyde Park, NY                         Request Catalog
For the past 75 years, Artistry in Architectural Grilles has been the industry’s leading choice for the...

Bobrick Washroom Equipment           View Website
North Hollywood, CA                        Request Catalog
Bobrick is a 100+ year-old global washroom accessory and toilet partition company.

Cabrio Structures                               View Website
River Falls, WI                                 Request Catalog
Designs retractable patio structures, retractable roofs, opening walls, year-round opening enclosures.

Clayton & Lambert Manufacturing     View Website
Buckner, KY                                   Request Catalog
Specializes in customized engineered solutions for companies in the swimming pool, grain storage...
Da-Lite Screen                                  View Website
Warsaw, IN                                    Request Catalog
Da-Lite Screen Company is the leading producer of high quality commercial and residential projection...
DeVinci Cast Stone                            View Website
Oklahoma City, OK                         Request Catalog
DeVinci Cast Stone Mantels offers an extensive collection of classic, timeless, exquisitely crafted...

Draper                                               View Website
Spiceland, IN                                  Request Catalog
A leading manufacturer of window shades, projection screens, lifts and mounts for projectors and plasma...
Eide Industries                                   View Website
Cerritos, CA                                  Request Catalog
A leading manufacturer of architecturally designed shade structures, tensioned fabric structures, tensile...
ELAN Home Systems - Core Brands   View Website
Petaluma, CA                                 Request Catalog
A leading provider of smart home control, audio/video systems, and power management solutions for...

European Home                                View Website
Middleton, MA                                 Request Catalog
Whatever your design aesthetic or style, you’ll find the perfect modern gas fireplace at European Home.
Fabreeka                                           View Website
Stoughton, MA                               Request Catalog
Fabreeka provides solutions for a wide variety of applications in the building and construction industry.

Fabritec Structures                            View Website
Dallas, TX                                       Request Catalog
FabriTec Structures is a leading a design/build contractor specializing in tensile membrane architecture.
Fuller Phoenix                                   View Website
Houston, TX                                   Request Catalog
As originators of Glasspan™ Systems we have a decided advantage over our imitators.

GlassCrafters                                     View Website
Carlstadt, NJ                                  Request Catalog
GlassCrafters Inc. products includes frameless/framed shower doors / shower enclosures, mirrored...

Hadrian                                            View Website
Mentor, OH                                   Request Catalog
Hadrian Manufacturing Inc. is a worldwide supplier of quality toilet partition and locker products.
Industrial Louvers                              View Website
Delano, MN                                     Request Catalog
A customer-focused, woman owned and operated manufacturer of custom architectural metal products...
Infinity Canopy                                 View Website
Los Angeles, CA                            Request Catalog
Infinity Canopy is the most dynamic and versatile retractable canopy in the world!
iSIGNS                                               View Website
Fairview, PA                                    Request Catalog
National wholesale sign source specializing in over 3,500 eco-friendly LED-illuminated traffic-control...

Kenyon                                             View Website
Clinton, CT                                     Request Catalog
Kenyon manufactures compact and sustainable 1 & 2-burner ceramic electric cooktops and fire-safe

Kessick Wine Cellars                       View Website
Greenville, SC                              Request Catalog
Designs and manufactures exceptional quality wine cabinetry and wine racking and ships to wholesale...

Ketcham Medicine Cabinets              View Website
Ronkonkoma, NY                            Request Catalog
We offer both our Security and Safety Mirror products as well as our brand, Ketcham Medicine Cabinets.
Mason-Lite                                        View Website
Riverside, CA                                  Request Catalog
Premier provider of traditional and contemporary lightweight masonry fireplace

Miami Awning                                   View Website
Miami, FL                                      Request Catalog
We have helped to develop new awning materials, structural designs and installation methods that...
Modern Shed                                     View Website
Seattle, WA                                    Request Catalog
Modern-Sheds have been used as man caves and vacation rental cottages, she sheds and...
Modernfold                                       View Website
Greenfield, IN                                  Request Catalog
Modernfold leads the way in delivering long-standing quality, custom solutions and unsurpassed support...
Montigo                                             View Website
Langley, BC                                   Request Catalog
Premier manufacturer of standard and custom engineered gas fireplaces for commercial, residential...

OGI - Ohio Gratings                           View Website
Canton, OH                                    Request Catalog
As a bar grating manufacturer since 1970, Ohio Gratings, Inc. has made just one top quality product...
Omega Mantels                                View Website
Woodbridge, ON                             Request Catalog
Our premier quality mantels are hand crafted by true artisans using a hundred-year old technique inspired...

Outdeco                                            View Website
Carlsbad, CA                                  Request Catalog
We provide unique privacy panels and decorative panels for outdoor and indoor design applications.

Polyvision                                          View Website
Johns Creek, GA                             Request Catalog
PolyVision has consistently produced durable and sustainable CeramicSteel surfaces that stand...
Pool and Spa Enclosures                   View Website
Monroe, NJ                                    Request Catalog
One of the best recognized manufacturers of telescopic enclosures for pools, patios and spas in the industry.
Rasmussen Gas Logs and Grill          View Website
Whittier, CA                                 Request Catalog
Rasmussen is a manufacturer of specialty gas log sets and contemporary gas fires for vented and vent...
RH Peterson                                       View Website
City Of Industry, CA                         Request Catalog
R.H. Peterson has been providing superior, state-of-the-art fireplaces, barbecues and outdoor fire...

Saunacore                                         View Website
Bolton, ON                                      Request Catalog
Saunacore has been in the Sauna, Infrared and Steam Industry for over 40 years.
Scranton Products                             View Website
Scranton, PA                                  Request Catalog
Scranton Products brands feature the most durable, low maintenance and best looking partitions, lockers...
Steamist                                           View Website
East Rutherford, NJ                         Request Catalog
Steamist has a rich 50 year history, of which 40 years have been focused on residential steam baths.

Structurflex                                        View Website
Kansas City, MO                            Request Catalog
Structurflex is one of the world’s leading producers of fabric architecture. We design, manufacture and...
SUNAIR Awnings                               View Website
Jessup, MD                                    Request Catalog
National manufacturer and distribution of Sun protection products
Sunvent Industries                           View Website
Pelham, NH                                  Request Catalog
Sunvent Industries, the largest exclusive manufacturer of vents in the nation.

The Awing Factory                           View Website
Orlando, FL                                   Request Catalog
The Awning Factory has earned it's place as Central Florida's premier awning manufacturer and installer.
Uni-Systems                                       View Website
Minneapolis, MN                             Request Catalog
The leading designer of kinetic architecture, creates transformative, mechanized structures that change...
Universal Timber Structures              View Website
Auburndale, FL                             Request Catalog
Universal Timber Structures serves the design build construction market in the United States.

Vixen Hill                                           View Website
Elverson, PA                                   Request Catalog
Vixen Hill has been a world supplier of traditional outdoor structures and home products.

Winandy Green House Co.                 View Website
Richmond, IN                                  Request Catalog
We provide the highest quality and most reliable greenhouses to a variety of customers, both large...
Wittus - Fire by Design                       View Website
Pound Ridge, NY                             Request Catalog
The Wittus products come in a variety of styles to suit contemporary and classic needs.

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