In the News: Tubelite selected as Buildings’ Money-Saving Product

Buildings magazine has selected Tubelite’s 400 4-Side SSG Cassette Series as a top Money-Saving Product for 2019. This system offers valuable savings in labor and installation time spent in the field.

The 400 4-Sided SSG Cassette’s glass-to-edge design can be used with Tubelite’s 400CW, 400T, 400SS and 400TU curtainwall framing to accomplish the clean all glass appearance on the exterior.

For more information on this system, visit our webpage.


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Tubelite’s new, thermal pressure plate for curtainwall

Tubelite introduces a new, thermal pressure plate for use on all of our curtainwall systems with a 2-1/2-inch sightline. This new thermal pressure plate employs the following features and benefits:

  • The same 8-inch-on-center screw spacing as on our standard aluminum pressure plates
  • With a comparable thickness as the aluminum pressure plates, the same fastener can be used with no flat washers required
  • IDs built into the face for location of weep holes for the system used
  • Standard isolators are used for our 400CW and 400T systems, and a continuous seal for our 400TU and 400SS systems in lieu of an isolator
  • The new, thermal pressure plate matches the strength of aluminum and exceeds that of our polyamide pressure plate, while offering comparable thermal performance at the same price point as polyamide
  • All of our standard 400 Series face covers are interchangeable with the new PTB120 pressure plate
    (E4TB64 shown at right)

The new, thermal pressure plate is part number PTB120. Updates to the price book, installation manuals and perimeter sheet details are available. For more information, please see the new product bulletin.



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CSI Little Rock, April 26, Arkansas

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) of Little Rock hosts its annual golf tournament on April 26 at Country Club of Arkansas in Maumelle. Tubelite will be a sponsoring a golf hole and client development manager John Wiemer will be participating in the event.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start is at  8 a.m.

Entry fees Include complimentary coffee, pastries, lunch, range balls, green fees, golf cart and bottled water.

Learn more and register at


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CSI WMD+C, April 17, Grand Rapids, MI

Tubelite’s client development manager, Dan Goodman, will be exhibiting in Section 4, Row A, at the West Michigan Design and Construction Expo (WMD+C), April 17, 12:30-7:30 p.m.
Hosted by the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Grand Rapids chapter, WMD+C is considered West Michigan’s largest commercial construction trade show highlighting the latest in technology, innovations, educational seminars, networking and new business opportunities.
The event takes place at The Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville, Michigan. Food and refreshments will be available.
WMD+C is free to attend, but advance registration requested.
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AIA Montana/BAA, April 11-13, Billings, MT

The Billings Architectural Association (BAA), a section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Montana Chapter, hosts its annual Meeting in the Mountains, April 11-13, at the Northern Hotel.

Tubelite’s regional sales manager Terry Robinholt and client development manager Cameron Shooltz will be exhibiting on April 12, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., in booth #25.

Keynote speakers, social networking and the Celebrate Architecture Competition Awards banquet also are scheduled on April 12. CEU presentations are offered on April 11 and 13.

Registration costs for the event include a one-year membership to the BAA, as well as an all-access pass to the Meeting in the Mountains.

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