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Grand Award Winner: First Tennessee Visitor Center

July 15th, 2017|

Grand Award Winner! Metal Architecture magazine’s Design Awards honors Shelby Farms Park's First Tennessee Visitor Center in Memphis, which features Tubelite’s storefront system. Editor Marcy Marro describes the project as: One of the largest urban parks in the country, Shelby Farms recently implemented a master plan developed by James Corner [ Read More... ]

Knox College’s Whitcomb Art Center, IL

July 7th, 2017|

Honored as a Metal Architecture Design Award-winner, Knox College’s Whitcomb Art Center in Galesburg, Illinois, features Tubelite’s storefront system. According to Editorial Director Paul Deffenbaugh: The 29,950-square-foot art building designed by Lake|Flato Architects comprises five total bays, with three large ones connected by smaller bays. Large windows cut into the [ Read More... ]

nwaAIA Scholarship Fundraiser, Aug. 4, Arkansas

July 5th, 2017|

Tubelite is proud to be a silver sponsor of the University of Arkansas’ Architecture Scholarship Fundraiser and the sixth Annual Bowling Tournament for the Northwest Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects (nwaAIA). Held Aug. 4 at the Fast Lane Entertainment in Rogers, Arkansas, all proceeds support the scholarship [ Read More... ]

Window Replacement: Unrealized Benefits

June 23rd, 2017|

Most U.S. buildings currently in use will continue to be until 2050 and, eventually, will require renovation. Helping building and property managers evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades, Apogee Enterprises, Inc.’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team offers a new 28-page publication. “Replacing aging windows with new, [ Read More... ]

Tubelite’s article on aluminum doors featured in Construction Specifier

June 2nd, 2017|

Tubelite's Jon O'Neal recently authored an article in The Construction Specifier on "Considerations for Standard, Modified and Custom Aluminum Doors." The seven-page educational feature offers five key factors to consider throughout the selection process for aluminum swinging doors and frames in commercial applications: Extruded aluminum components Hardware requirements and specifications [ Read More... ]

BOMA International Expo, June 25-27, Nashville

May 27th, 2017|

Representing Tubelite, the Apogee Building Retrofit Strategy Team returns to the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Expo, June 25-27, in booth #1034. Held at the Music City Center in Nashville, which features Tubelite's storefront and entrance systems, the expo takes place during the annual BOMA conference. Register and [ Read More... ]

AAMA National Summer Conference, Rhode Island

May 18th, 2017|

As part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). Company representatives will be participating in the AAMA National Summer Conference, June 18-21, at the Newport Marriott Hotel in Rhode Island. Watch for details online.

Fookes Promoted to Vice President of Engineering

May 4th, 2017|

Tim Fookes has been promoted to vice president of engineering at Tubelite Inc. Fookes reports directly to company president Amy Cole and is a part of the Tubelite Management Team. Guided by this team, the company is an industry leader in storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and recognized for its [ Read More... ]

Tubelite debuts TerraPorte 7600 terrace doors

May 4th, 2017|

Ideal for mid-rise residential projects, condominiums and hotels, Tubelite Inc. introduces TerraPorte 7600 terrace doors. Sizes extend up to 12-feet-tall and easily integrate with Tubelite’s curtainwall, ribbon window or storefront systems, or used as a standalone door. The 3-1/4-inch aluminum-framed TerraPorte 7600 terrace doors achieve AW-70 Architectural Performance Class requirements [ Read More... ]

CSI Richmond, May 25

April 25th, 2017|

Kevin Haynes and Charlie Hall will be representing Tubelite Inc. at the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Richmond chapter’s Product Show on May 25, 9 a.m.-2:45 p.m., at The Westin Richmond, Virginia. Educational sessions also are offered. Register online.

Hurricane Impact-Resistant Framing and Entrance Systems

April 25th, 2017|

Tubelite Inc. helps commercial buildings meet impact building codes with ForceFront Storm™ curtainwall, storefront and entrances, providing a complete, easy-to-install, hurricane impact-resistant system. ForceFront Storm products are designed for to meet the Florida Building Code's High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) requirements. They are approved through the Florida Product Approval (FPA) [ Read More... ]

TGA Glass Conference, May 19, Texas

April 19th, 2017|

Tubelite proudly sponsors the TGA Glass Conference at the Baylor Club in Waco, Texas, on May 19, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Texas Glass Association (TGA), together with the Houston Area Glass Association and the TGA-North Texas Division, welcome the glass industry for a day of education and networking. Look for [ Read More... ]

CSI Great Lakes Region Conference, May 18, Ohio

April 18th, 2017|

Tubelite returns to the Great Lakes Region Conference of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). This year's regional event is hosted by the CSI Akron-Canton Chapter of CSI and held at Ohio's downtown Akron Courtyard by Marriott on May 18-20. Joe Fleming, Tubelite's client development manager serving Ohio, will be there [ Read More... ]

NFMT HPB+W, May 17-18, Texas

April 17th, 2017|

On May 17-18, Apogee Building Retrofit Strategy Team will be representing Tubelite Inc. and exhibiting in booth #720 at the National Facilities Management and Technology High-Performance Buildings+Workplaces (NFMT HPB+W). The free conference and expo is held at the Arlington Convention Center, Texas.  Expo hours are: May 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. [ Read More... ]

AIA Wisconsin, May 17-18

April 17th, 2017|

Tubelite returns to the Annual AIA Wisconsin Convention & Building Products Expo on May 17-18. Representatives will be in booth #710 on the first floor from 3-7 p.m. on May 17 and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on May 18. Also featuring keynote speakers and timely seminars, the program offers AIA members [ Read More... ]

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Uses Tubelite Systems

April 14th, 2017|

Charles LeRette Photography Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s newest 650-bed student residence hall opened in January on its Daytona Beach, Florida campus. The new $25 million, 145,000-square-foot facility designed by PQH Group showcases an ultra-modern look, natural light, campus views, and comfortable living and learning environment. Contributing to these goals, [ Read More... ]

ACX – AIA and CSI Vermont, May 11

April 11th, 2017|

Tubelite is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the Architecture and Construction Expo (ACX) on May 11, 8 a.m-7 p.m. Hosted by the Vermont chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIAVT) and the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI-VT), the event is held at the Center for Communication and Creative [ Read More... ]

Tubelite shares expertise on thermal barriers

April 10th, 2017|

Sharing his knowledge with the industry, Tubelite's Doug Dietrich recently authored a Know Your Products column on "Fenestration's Thermal Barriers" for Metal Construction News. He explains that when aluminum extrusions are shaped into framing for window, entrance, storefront and curtainwall systems, a break in the thermal path is necessary between [ Read More... ]

CSI Central Pennsylvania, May 3, Camp Hill

April 3rd, 2017|

On May 3, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tubelite's Doug Dietrich and Mike Bodnar will be participating in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Central Pennsylvania Chapter Exhibitors' Show. Held at the Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill, the event includes a free lunch buffet.

AIA National Expo, April 27-29, Orlando

March 27th, 2017|

Tubelite returns to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) national Architecture Expo on April 27-29, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Tubelite will be located in booth #3355, adjacent to its finisher of choice - Linetec, and among the nearly 800 leading building product manufacturers on display. [ Read More... ]

Rocky Mountain Green conference, April 26-28, Denver

March 26th, 2017|

Mike Sheppy of Apogee Enterprises, Inc.’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team will represent Tubelite and its sibling business units in a co-presentation with Emma Dutton of SageGlass at the 2017 Rocky Mountain Green conference. Hosted by USGBC Colorado, April 26-28 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, attendees can earn up to [ Read More... ]

AAMA Southeast Region Spring Meeting, Orlando

March 25th, 2017|

As part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., Tubelite and its staff are members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). AAMA hosts its Southeast Region Spring Meeting on April 25-26. The event is tentatively scheduled to take place at the Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel. More information soon will be available online.

CSI South Central Region Conference, Amarillo, TX

March 20th, 2017|

Tubelite Inc.'s John Wiemer will be participating in the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) South Central Region Conference. Held on April 20-21 at the Fifth Season Inn and Suites in West Amarillo, the event includes educational and networking sessions. The trade show takes place on Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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