Storefront and Curtainwall Systems

The term curtainwall usually refers to aluminum framed systems carrying glass, panels, louvers or occasionally, granite or marble. Curtainwall selection and design criteria include code compliance, structural integrity, weather ability, durability and aesthetics, plus...

Curtain Wall Design Loads

Steven SaffellSeptember 24, 2019COMMERCIAL, RETAIL, FABRICATION : CURTAIN WALL Butler Plaza, a Gold LEED building in Jacksonville, Florida, is an innovative example of a curtain wall used in an energy efficient design. Photo by¬†Keymark. Curtain...

Curtain Wall Fundamentals

The CRL-U.S. Aluminum Series 3250 Curtain Wall System encloses the entrance of a Crate & Barrel retail store. Understanding the basic concepts of curtain walls, the important considerations of the varying curtain wall types, and the performance specifications for...