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    Blast Mitigation Storefront Windows from Kawneer

    Kawneer's IR 501UT aluminum windows are part of the company's newly expanded range of blast mitigation products, developed and tested to stringent federal performance standards, provide the highest levels of thermal performance. This window unit is appropriate for single-span, storefront, ribbon window, or punched opening applications in low-to-mid-rise structures. The window has been tested to meet Department of Defense (DoD) and Interagency Security Committee (ISC)/General Services Administration (GSA) requirements as well as ASTM F1642 to protect building occupants from all forms of external force. Available in seven standard anodized finishes and with both standard and custom painted finishes.


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    Jaga Vertiga Convector

    The Vertiga convector by Jaga is made entirely of renewable components. In this product, Jaga unites Low-H20 low-temperature and dynamic boost effect (DBE) technologies with good design. The radiator is equipped with two air heat exchangers with copper tubes and aluminum fins aquifers. It can be used with low-temperature energy systems such as condensing boilers and heat pumps. Vertiga is available in three panel finishes: a natural-finish panel made from post-harvest Sorghum plant stalk, a glossy black or white panel, and one with a metallic finish in either white or gray.


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    Haiku by Big Ass Fans

    Haiku ceiling fans bring Big Ass air movement to even the smallest spaces. A 60-inch (152-centimeter) wingspan and lightweight minimalist design make them ideal for rooms with lower ceilings. Haiku's airfoils and motor housing blend together into a single, seamless organic form. Internally, its award-winning motor and controls deliver silent operation and an 80% improvement in efficiency over conventional ceiling fan motors. All of this engineering comes beautifully wrapped in a sleek, modern package, with two bamboo and two composite blade options to choose from. No bells, no whistles. Just the world's most perfect small ceiling fan.



    New ColorMax® Stains Available for CertainTeed® Weatherboards™

    Six enhanced ColorMax® stains — Redwood, Mahogany, Maple, Cedar, Emerald and Slate — are now available for CertainTeed WeatherBoards™ fiber cement siding. Each includes FiberTect® primer/sealer, base coat, and a semi-transparent top coat to intensify the TrueTexture™ natural grain pattern and simulate a rich, stained wood look for Perfection Shingles, Random Square Straight and Staggered Edge Shakes, Cedar Lap, Soffit and trim. The stains join 16 vivid solid ColorMax colors. WeatherBoards is also the only fiber cement siding with a third-party validated life cycle assessment, NAHB Green Approved and GreenCircle™ Certified, and qualifies for the new LEED transparency double credit.


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    Energy-Saving Skylight for any Climate

    Duo-Gard's Maximizer skylight offers versatility by using a building-integrated approach to daylighting that considers the function of the structure, the climate, and the performance needs of the individual project. The clear acrylic dome covers a panel of insulating translucent multiwall polycarbonate glazing with high diffused light transmittance. Six models of the skylight offer a range of performance values allowing designers to choose the level of daylighting performance and the desired ROI. Available in 4 by 4 feet (1.2 by 1.2 meters) and 4 by 6 feet (1.2 by 1.9 meters) standard sizes.



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