Glazing is better than ever, so why not our framing?
With curtain wall, glazing technology has improved dramatically over the past 60 years, but when we look at framing, we see the same conventional aluminum we did in the 1950's.
Quite simply, aluminum framing is obsolete - it bleeds energy, it's uncomfortable, it's costly to maintain, and it's environmentally unsustainable. Particularly with triple-glazed systems, aluminum framing forms a thermal bridge, making it the single weakest element of a building's envelope.
For triple-glazed systems, we need a new solution!
GlasCurtain is proud to introduce fibreglass composite curtain wall framing: with energy savings of 5-10%, a 35% reduction in thermal bridging, and no increase in capital cost, GlasCurtain is the leader in high-performance building envelopes, contributing to more LEED v4 points than any other system.
With 50% less expansion and contraction, impressive strength, improved energy savings and tactile warmth, our composite framing offers architects and owners the most advanced new curtain wall system in over 60 years.
The future is fibreglass.
The future is GlasCurtain.
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