Photo gallery: Day two of the AIA convention
Kawneer Co., Norcross, Ga., hosted three expo education programs during the AIA Convention: Achieving a LEED Strategy in Division 8: Glass and Glazing; Commercial Windows: Configuring and Selection; and Unitized Curtain Walls: Introduction and Installation Overview.
Bendheim Wall Systems, Passaic, N.J., was also one of 36 companies to provide a continuing education program.
The decorative division of Bendheim showed several new products, including its Lamberts Mouthblown Antique Glass.
Hafele, with U.S. headquarters in Archdale, N.C., introduced the Flatec I, top-hung door system for one or two glass doors.
The solar water heating systems were one of the most popular items at the Velux America, Greenwood, S.C., booth, according to Chan Hoyle, marketing communications director for the company.
Visitors to the Dorma booth expressed ample interest in the Magneo sliding glass entrance system from Dorma Automatics, Lake Bluff, Ill., according to company representatives. The door system is powered by magnets, providing quiet operation.
Standard Bent Glass, Butler, Pa., showed a glass floor featuring Sentry Glass Expressions decorative interlayer by DuPont, Wilmington, Del.
Kolbe Windows & Doors, Wausau, Wis., showed its TerraSpan Lift and Slide Doors for applications such as restaurants and hotels.
Kolbe also showed a starburst-style decorative window featuring numerous types of wood.
Linetec, Wausau, Wis., introduced a new environmentally friendly anodize, with an atheistically appealing matte finish.