Steve Selkowitz, Senior Advisor of Building Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory discusses the opportunity costs facing building owners when considering implementing solar shading into construction and energy costs during an AIA CEU course titled Advancing Fenestration Efficiency. For more information on Mermet USA, the global leader in Sun Control Textiles, visit http://www.mermetusa.com.
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Echelon Masonry played an integral role in the development of a multi-use development that's breathing new life into Madison, Wisconsin's downtown district.
Focal Point Preferred Light uses advanced LED technology to enhance spaces and provide more comfortable environments for building occupants. Preferred Light color delivers enhanced fidelity, gamut, and color saturation, as measured by TM-30-15 to effectively render colors for human preference. Experience more natural skin tones, richer wood tones, more vibrant colors with a light quality that’s truly preferred by humans.
Echelon played an integral role in the creation of a truly unique museum design in Overland Park, KS. Hear from the architect, contractor and museum director how Echelon was able to seamlessly blend our Cordova stone among natural limestone and glass for a breathtaking exterior facade mimicking the prairie fires of the midwest.
Performance and Design. The Insultech™ ICMU (Insulated Concrete Masonry Unit) Wall System, part of the Echelon Masonry™ portfolio from Oldcastle Artchitectural®, is a revolutionary new approach to traditional block wall construction. This 100% thermally broken masonry unit offers high thermal efficiency using pre-assembled structural units and a BASF Neopor® insulation insert -achieving a 15.2 R value while offering a multitude of design options in both standard finishes and the complete line of Trenwyth® architectural blocks.
Hillcrest™ Stone, part of the Artisan Masonry Stone Veneers® line from Echelon™Masonry, is designed for tight dimensional tolerances with a non-load bearing applications that doesn’t require a footing. Rich, detailed color and texture pallets make Hillcrest an ideal option for both exterior and interior jobs.