WHAT ARE CURTAIN WALLS

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

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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