INTRODUCTION WITHIN THIS PAGE Introduction Description Fundamentals Applications Details Emerging Issues Relevant Codes and Standards Additional Resources A curtain wall is defined as thin, usually aluminum-framed wall, containing in-fills of glass, metal panels, or thin stone. The framing is attached to the building structure and does not carry the floor or roof loads of the … Continue reading WHAT ARE CURTAIN WALLS


Gutters and Downspouts

The design of gutter and downspout assemblies is an area of building design which demands special attention. Leaking gutters and downspouts can cause serious damage to a building's interior as well as exterior, and repairs can be expensive. Maintenance, durability and longevity are important factors to consider when designing gutters and downspouts. Copper is an … Continue reading Gutters and Downspouts