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July 16, AIA/CES webinar, “Storefront or Curtainwall”

Register to attend Tubelite Inc.’s free, digital learning seminar, “Storefront or Curtainwall: Seeing Through the Difference,” presented live on July 16, 3-4 p.m. CDT. This introductory-level course is recognized by the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education Services (AIA/CES). Participants who complete the one-hour session will earn 1.0 Learning Unit [ Read More... ]

2020-07-02T12:19:31-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Events|

Salt Lake City’s net-zero-energy Fire Station No. 14 earns LEED Gold, features Tubelite’s triple-glazed, Therml=Block curtainwall

In April 2020, Salt Lake City's Fire Station No. 14 earned LEED Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council for its energy-efficient, environmentally responsible design and construction. When it opened in 2018, it was one of the first net-zero-energy (NZE) fire stations in the country, meaning it generates more [ Read More... ]

2020-06-17T13:23:02-04:00June 8th, 2020|Projects|

Tubelite names Jim Hughes as client development manager for Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Tubelite Inc. has named Jim Hughes as client development manager serving the market in Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. He reports directly to Tubelite's regional sales manager, Patrick Daniels. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems. [ Read More... ]

2020-05-19T10:41:22-04:00May 19th, 2020|Personnel|

Navajo Tribal Utility Authority’s office blends Tubelite’s modern, high-performance systems with traditional, culturally inspired design

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) was established in 1959 to address the absence of utilities on the 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation, which extends into Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. After 60 years, the NTUA has grown into the largest multi-utility enterprise owned and operated by an American Indian tribe. The [ Read More... ]

2020-04-27T15:30:32-04:00April 28th, 2020|Projects|

University’s aquatics center achieves LEED Gold with Tubelite’s high-performance curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems

Southern Methodist University's (SMU's) new Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium stands as a gateway for the growing east campus and builds on a legacy of proud Olympians, world records and 155 national titles. Earning LEED Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council, the project also exemplifies [ Read More... ]

2020-04-16T22:56:54-04:00April 16th, 2020|Projects|

Tubelite INT67 expands interior framing options for retail spaces and commercial offices

Tubelite INT67 Interior Framing blends transparency and flexibility with simplified, fast-track construction for retail space, commercial offices and other interior build-outs. The aluminum frames are installed after drywall, completely covering the end of the stud wall. Perimeter trim adapters allow for a breadth of design configurations. Tubelite's INT67 profiles have [ Read More... ]

2020-05-07T01:24:39-04:00March 5th, 2020|Products|

Announcing the INT45 Storefront Framing

Tubelite is pleased to announce a new extension of 4500 Series Storefront framing called INT45 for commercial and retail interior applications. Tubelite INT45 has adapter options for installing before or after adjacent drywall has been finished to meet construction schedules. Options for this versatile system include: Easy installation – perimeter trim is [ Read More... ]

2020-05-07T01:26:05-04:00December 16th, 2015|Products|

ALA Annual Midwest Architecture Conference, Sept. 30

Tubelite will showcase its products and solutions at the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) 16th Annual Midwest Architecture Conference. Held Sept. 30 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., attendees can choose from 13 continuing education seminars.

2020-05-03T12:21:24-04:00August 30th, 2014|Events|

Design-Build, Oct. 6-8, Dallas

Tubelite returns to the Design-Build Institute of America's (DBIA's) Design-Build Conference & Expo in booth #227 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The DBIA is the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build. Design-build is an integrated approach that delivers design and construction services under one contract [ Read More... ]

2014-08-06T10:12:23-04:00August 6th, 2014|Events|

Chicago’s Audi dealership showcases Tubelite’s curtainwall

Audi Hoffman Estates dealership in Illinois showcases Tubelite’s 400 Series curtainwall and reflects the efficiency, performance, luxury and environmental themes of its vehicles. The new $9 million, 47,000-square-foot facility is one of the first in the Midwest to feature a square, metal-clad “terminal” prototype design by Munich-based Allmann Sattler Wappner [ Read More... ]

2020-05-31T19:31:52-04:00July 24th, 2014|Products|