Guardian SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 featured on award-winning building

  Case history

The Mercy Corps headquarters, designated a 2012 Top Ten Green Projects by the Committee on the Environment (COTE) of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), uses Guardian Industries' SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 in its advanced, energy-efficient curtain wall system.

Guardian
Guardian SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 is part of an advanced, energy-efficient curtain wall system on the Mercy Corps headquarters
Guardian Industries has announced that its SunGuard SuperNeutral 68 is part of an advanced, energy-efficient curtain wall system on the Mercy Corps headquarters that has been designated a 2012 Top Ten Green Projects by the Committee on the Environment (COTE) of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
The global relief organization Mercy Corps took over an existing historic landmark in Portland, Oregon, for its new headquarters. The architectural firm, THA Architecture, designed the headquarters to receive the green designation. Seismic upgrades to the structure provided support to the addition and allowed for more open floor plans and exterior walls. The structure’s east façade curtain wall and a combination of new and kept windows give occupants outdoor views 95% of the time, and allow natural light to penetrate so that interior lighting can be off during daylight hours 39% of the time.
The COTE Top Ten Green Projects programme celebrates structures that use a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems and technology to provide architectural solutions that protect and enhance the environment.
Fabricated by Guardian Select Fabricator Northwestern Industries and installed by Culver Glass, the curtainwall features Guardian SunGuard SuperNeutral 68, one of Guardian’s advanced architectural glass SuperNeutral products characterized by high light transmittance and reduced solar heat gain with a neutral appearance that is the most similar to clear unco...


expand

Channel: Case history

10 Total news items for this channel since 1996
Page  1 of 1 
latest Order by:

GlassOnline News by Channel

Framexpress

2017-06-08
Leading window, door and conservatory manufacturer FrameXpress was commissioned to produce a variety of casement...

Lincolncathedral

2012-11-06
Four medieval windows of the Lincoln Cathedral – dated from the 13th century – are to be fitted with protective gla...

Pilkington

2012-09-05
Pilkington Eclipse Advantage™ has been specified for the recent replacement glazing project at The Princess Alexandra H...

Vetrotech

2012-06-07
Fire resistant glass from Vetrotech Saint-Gobain was used for the new parking garage of the Museumpark in Rotterdam,...

Pilkington

2012-05-24
The Royal Veterinary College, the oldest and largest veterinary school in the UK, has undergone a refurbishment project...

BlackfriarsStation

2012-05-02
The new London Blackfriars is the only station in the UK to span a river. The station creates a better interchange...

MagnetiteMelbourneatCiticlubImage

2012-04-24
Magnetite Insulating Windows recently completed a large retrofit at the Citiclub building in Melbourne, partially...

Pannkoke

2012-02-16
Pannkoke's Kombi 7441-DS6 modular vacuum lifting device has an increased number of vacuum circuits, as well as an...

Kommerling

2012-01-10
Glazeguard SW Ltd., a customer of Kommerling, is the manufacturer and installer of a glass floor on the Blackpool...

10 Total news items for this channel since 1996
Page  1 of 1 
Other channels: A.T.I.V. Articles - Adhesives and sealants - Advanced electronics - Anniversary - Art & culture - Autoglass - Automation and it - Automotive glass - Batch plants - Building applications - Case history - Coatings - Cold-end - Company financial news - Company news - Conditioning - Containers - Conveyors - Cooperation - Country outlook - Crystal - Cullet treatment - Cutting technology - Decoration - Design - Diamond Tools - Directives - Double glazing - Ecology - Edging - Energy saving - Events - Fibre treatment - Forming - Furnace technology - Glazing / Insulating Glass - Government - Grinding and bevelling - Handling - Hot-end equipment - Ig equipment - Industry update - Innovation - Inspection - Laminating - Legal news - Machinery developments - Manufacturing technology - Markets & trends - Mergers, acquisitions & disposals - Mirror technology - Mould technology - Other news - Palletising/depalletising - People - Personnel & industrial relations - Photovoltaic glass - Plant technology - Printing and tempering - Processing - Product news - Production costs - Recycling - Refractories - Representative organizations - Research and development - Resin technology - Safety glass - Science & technology - Screen printing equipment - Sealants - Sector trends - Software - Specialist applications - Statistics - Storage and handling - Surface treatment - Surveys - Tableware - Tempering technology - Testing - Thermal imaging - Thermal insulation - Treatment plants - Tube production - Viewpoint - Worker safety -

Our Glass Magazines & Annual Guides Read online free of charge

Glass-Technology International
 
Glass Machinery Plants & Accessories
 
World Glass Directory
 
Flat Glass World Directory
 
Return to top

Powered by GlassOnline Logo

Copyright © A151 S.r.l. 1996-2017 - All rights reserved

A151 S.r.l. - publications@glassonline.com - Cookie policy
Registered office: Via Antonio Gramsci, 57 - 20032 Cormano (MI), Italy
Company registry - Milan, REA No.: MI-2022277 | Share capital: € 10,000 | P.IVA/VAT No.: IT 08386450962