Storefront, Doors, Entrances, Framing and Systems

Tubelite architectural aluminum entrances, storefronts, mid-rise curtainwalls, and operable windows are designed and tested for commercial construction in the U.S. Entrance doors for retail, educational and institutional applications have a variety of standard sizes and hardware options for glass thicknesses up to 1”. Storefronts for first-floor installation of ¼” or 1″ insulated glass, also offer a variety of thermally improved systems. Pressure-bar type curtainwall systems for up to six stories, and project-out vent and casement windows allow a single source for most projects. Anodized finish colors are Clear, or earth tones ranging from Champagne to Black, and 15 standard painted colors are offered in 70% Kynar® composition for up to 10-year standard guarantee.

Check out the following storefront, doors, entrances, framing and systems products we have to offer:



4500 Series Storefront Framing

Our 4500 Series Storefront framing is ideal for a wide variety of interior or low-rise exterior applications. Profiles of 1 3/4” x 4 1/2” are designed for 1/4” to 3/8” exterior glazing, and can be assembled by screw spline or clip joinery. The roll-in gasket is easy to install at the interior and exterior of the glass. The 1 3/4” framing is compatible with Tubelite Narrow, Medium and Wide Stile Doors.

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14000 I/O Series Storefront, 4K Champagne Anodized; Owner/Developer: Arlington Falls LLC, Columbus, OH; Architect: Collaborative Design Ltd.; General Contractor: The Bedrock Group; Tubelite Dealer: Advanced Glass Systems

14000 I/O Series Multiplane Storefront Framing

Glass or panels can be positioned to the inboard (I) or outboard (O) side of the 4 1/2” depth frame to achieve the look you imagine. Typical glass thickness is 1″, and can be installed from the outside or inside of the building. Special glazing pocket reducers allow the use of 1/4” infill thicknesses, too.

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Gates Storefront

14000 Series Storefront Framing

For optimal strength and thermal performance, use Tubelite’s 14000 Series Storefront, a flush-glazed system for use on storefront and low-rise applications. Framing is available in standard thermally improved or non-thermal members with 2″ x 4 1/2” profiles and a 1/2” bite for use with glass or panels up to 1″ thick. Extra-heavy intermediate verticals are available for high performance against strong windloads.

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HH Gregg Storefront Framing

T24650/E24650 Series Storefront Framing

A new look for a timeless design. T24650 Series Storefront Framing has the same design, assembly and accessories as the 14000 center glazed system’s 2″ face with a 6 1/2” depth. This additional 2″ depth on the interior side of the frame provides greater structural properties and allows taller first floor openings. The wider profile also cuts a distinctive image for a storefront that stands out from the crowd.

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TU24000 Dual Pocket Poured & Debridged Thermal Storefront

Tubelite’s most popular thermally broken storefront line has been expanded and enhanced with an additional P&D thermal break pocket. The TU24000 Series has the same 2” x 4 1/2” profile as the T14000 system, and offers standard screw-spline or shear block joints.

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TU24650 Mechanical Lock

TU24650 Dual Pocket Poured & Debridged Thermal Storefront

Tubelite’s dual thermally broken storefront line has been expanded and enhanced with the addition of TU24650 Series 2” x 6 1/2”.

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Installation perfect for commercial office and retail space


INT45 Interior Flush Glaze Framing allows easy incorporation of standard aluminum storefront with metal stud and drywall systems commonly used in commercial office and retail space. Multiple adapters are available in configurations for installing the aluminum frames either before or after the drywall, completely covering the end of the stud wall. Installation is simple and fast with perimeter trim members that are pre applied on one side of the frame opening.

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VersaTherm™ Storefront Framing

VersaTherm is our most versatile and economical storefront framing system. The flexible design allows for on-site fabrication in applications ranging from punched openings to mall fronts. VersaTherm is available in a large selection of profiles. Snap-on covers and backmembers, available in a variety of colors, allow for contrasting interior and exterior finishes. Silicone-glazed verticals can be selected to provide a sleek uninterrupted glass surface at the exterior. Finish options and glass positioning from frame exterior to center meet a wide range of aesthetic requirements.

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