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Tubelite expands MaxBlock Sun Shades product line with new single-blade airfoil design

Walker, Michigan (Nov. 2020) – Offering more options for daylighting and shading strategies on commercial buildings, Tubelite Inc. introduces MaxBlock® Single Blade Sun Shades with a single, horizontal, airfoil-shaped blade in 6- and 9-inch depths, and widths spanning up to 149 inches. This new design expands the MaxBlock Sun Shades [ Read More... ]

2020-11-15T18:46:51-05:00November 16th, 2020|Products|

ARCO/Murray teams with Tubelite on Topgolf projects to ensure design continuity, consistency, quality across multiple locations

Every year, new Topgolf venues open across North America and beyond. Supporting this consistent growth, ARCO/Murray Construction Company has provided design/build services for U.S. Topgolf locations since 2006. Partnering with its client and with Aria Group Architects, Inc., ARCO/Murray has helped create at least 60 Topgolf entertainment destinations with more [ Read More... ]

2020-11-06T17:04:28-05:00November 9th, 2020|Projects|

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|
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