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Introducing the Fireframes Designer Guard™ System–The New Standard in School Safety

ADVERTSEMENT To meet the growing need for safer school and institutional environments, Technical Glass Products (TGP), a brand of Allegion, introduces the Fireframes Designer Guard™ System. The multifunctional system is the first fire-rated full-lite glass door system in North America certified to forced entry standards. All components have been system tested together to ASTM E2395, the industry benchmark for forced-entry resistance, and Intertek certified to verify all components perform as intended. To meet the dual need for life safety, the Fireframes Designer Guard System is available with fire ratings up to 60 minutes. It is ideal for school applications, detention centers, institutional buildings and anywhere a security- and fire-rated door system is required.

The Fireframes Designer Guard System consists of a die-rolled steel profile swinging door with sidelite(s) and emulates the appearance of a narrow-profile aluminum storefront. Its durable welded steel frame features precise edges and a professional finish. Glazing consists of FireLite Plus® Forced Entry IGU, a laminated fire-rated glass ceramic that provides impact safety and forced-entry resistance. With narrow frame profiles, clear fire-rated glazing and system specific components, the Fireframes Designer Guard System provides a seamless aesthetic with adjacent non-fire-rated doors. Combining fire safety, security and high design in one product, it is a turnkey solution for building and design professionals working to bolster safety in school and institutional projects.

For more information on the Fireframes Designer Guard System visit fireglass.com or contact your local territory manager today. 
 

Introducing the Fireframes Designer Guard™ System–The New Standard in School Safety

ADVERTSEMENT To meet the growing need for safer school and institutional environments, Technical Glass Products (TGP), a brand of Allegion, introduces the Fireframes Designer Guard™ System. The multifunctional system is the first fire-rated full-lite glass door system in North America certified to forced entry standards. All components have been system tested together to ASTM E2395, the industry benchmark for forced-entry resistance, and Intertek certified to verify all components perform as intended. To meet the dual need for life safety, the Fireframes Designer Guard System is available with fire ratings up to 60 minutes. It is ideal for school applications, detention centers, institutional buildings and anywhere a security- and fire-rated door system is required.

The Fireframes Designer Guard System consists of a die-rolled steel profile swinging door with sidelite(s) and emulates the appearance of a narrow-profile aluminum storefront. Its durable welded steel frame features precise edges and a professional finish. Glazing consists of FireLite Plus® Forced Entry IGU, a laminated fire-rated glass ceramic that provides impact safety and forced-entry resistance. With narrow frame profiles, clear fire-rated glazing and system specific components, the Fireframes Designer Guard System provides a seamless aesthetic with adjacent non-fire-rated doors. Combining fire safety, security and high design in one product, it is a turnkey solution for building and design professionals working to bolster safety in school and institutional projects.

For more information on the Fireframes Designer Guard System visit fireglass.com or contact your local territory manager today. 
 

Introducing the Fireframes Designer Guard™ System–The New Standard in School Safety

ADVERTSEMENT To meet the growing need for safer school and institutional environments, Technical Glass Products (TGP), a brand of Allegion, introduces the Fireframes Designer Guard™ System. The multifunctional system is the first fire-rated full-lite glass door system in North America certified to forced entry standards. All components have been system tested together to ASTM E2395, the industry benchmark for forced-entry resistance, and Intertek certified to verify all components perform as intended. To meet the dual need for life safety, the Fireframes Designer Guard System is available with fire ratings up to 60 minutes. It is ideal for school applications, detention centers, institutional buildings and anywhere a security- and fire-rated door system is required.

The Fireframes Designer Guard System consists of a die-rolled steel profile swinging door with sidelite(s) and emulates the appearance of a narrow-profile aluminum storefront. Its durable welded steel frame features precise edges and a professional finish. Glazing consists of FireLite Plus® Forced Entry IGU, a laminated fire-rated glass ceramic that provides impact safety and forced-entry resistance. With narrow frame profiles, clear fire-rated glazing and system specific components, the Fireframes Designer Guard System provides a seamless aesthetic with adjacent non-fire-rated doors. Combining fire safety, security and high design in one product, it is a turnkey solution for building and design professionals working to bolster safety in school and institutional projects.

For more information on the Fireframes Designer Guard System visit fireglass.com or contact your local territory manager today. 
 

AviProtek® E Bird-Friendly Low-E Glass

ADVERTISEMENT Specify responsibly. Save birds’ lives and save energy with AviProtek® E bird-friendly low-e glass by Walker Glass and Vitro Architectural Glass: the only product of its kind with an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).

While glass is one of the most economical, versatile and beautiful building materials, collisions with glass remain a major cause of bird mortality in North America. AviProtek® E glass combines Walker Glass's bird-friendly, acid-etched patterns with Solarban® solar control low-e coatings by Vitro Glass.

 

AviProtek® E Bird-Friendly Low-E Glass

ADVERTISEMENT Specify responsibly. Save birds’ lives and save energy with AviProtek® E bird-friendly low-e glass by Walker Glass and Vitro Architectural Glass: the only product of its kind with an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).

While glass is one of the most economical, versatile and beautiful building materials, collisions with glass remain a major cause of bird mortality in North America. AviProtek® E glass combines Walker Glass's bird-friendly, acid-etched patterns with Solarban® solar control low-e coatings by Vitro Glass.

 

ITALIA at GlassBuild 2021

ADVERTISEMENT The Italian Trade Agency is proud to display a world class delegation of glass working industry leading companies at GlassBuild America 2021 in Atlanta, GA. If you are going to be in Atlanta from September 13-15, you will not want to miss out on the Italian Pavilion (booth number 2923), where companies from all corners of the Italian peninsula will be present and ready to meet with prospective partners. The ITA will also host an aperitivo networking event at 4:00 PM on Sep. 14th, where all are welcome!

If you are not able to join us in Atlanta, make sure and check out all of the participating companies at the virtual Italian Pavilion landing page here: https://www.itahouston.com/gba21. If you would like to facilitate a meeting with any of the displaying companies or would like further information about the Italian Trade Agency, please do not hesitate to contact us at houston@ice.it

ITALIA at GlassBuild 2021

ADVERTISEMENT The Italian Trade Agency is proud to display a world class delegation of glass working industry leading companies at GlassBuild America 2021 in Atlanta, GA. If you are going to be in Atlanta from September 13-15, you will not want to miss out on the Italian Pavilion (booth number 2923), where companies from all corners of the Italian peninsula will be present and ready to meet with prospective partners. The ITA will also host an aperitivo networking event at 4:00 PM on Sep. 14th, where all are welcome!

If you are not able to join us in Atlanta, make sure and check out all of the participating companies at the virtual Italian Pavilion landing page here: https://www.itahouston.com/gba21. If you would like to facilitate a meeting with any of the displaying companies or would like further information about the Italian Trade Agency, please do not hesitate to contact us at houston@ice.it

ITALIA at GlassBuild 2021

ADVERTISEMENT The Italian Trade Agency is proud to display a world class delegation of glass working industry leading companies at GlassBuild America 2021 in Atlanta, GA. If you are going to be in Atlanta from September 13-15, you will not want to miss out on the Italian Pavilion (booth number 2923), where companies from all corners of the Italian peninsula will be present and ready to meet with prospective partners. The ITA will also host an aperitivo networking event at 4:00 PM on Sep. 14th, where all are welcome!

If you are not able to join us in Atlanta, make sure and check out all of the participating companies at the virtual Italian Pavilion landing page here: https://www.itahouston.com/gba21. If you would like to facilitate a meeting with any of the displaying companies or would like further information about the Italian Trade Agency, please do not hesitate to contact us at houston@ice.it

Walker Glass Co.

Architects now have the choice between two full surface finishes from Walker Textures on surface No.1, with Solarban high-performance coatings from Vitro Glass on surface No.2. This combination provides multiple benefits such as privacy, energy performance and a uniquely appealing aesthetic. Walker Textures Satin and Opaque finishes offer exemplary wear-, stain- and scratch-resistance properties. These products offer high visible light transmittance and glare control, with no significant impact on solar performance. 

Vitro Architectural Glass

Solarvolt building-integrated photovoltaic glass modules allow companies to use Vitro Glass products to produce CO2-free power, and even potentially replace conventional building components like wall cladding. To meet design and environmental performance objectives, Solarvolt BIPV modules can be used with Solarban low-emissivity coatings, Starphire Ultra-Clear glass, Acuity low-iron glass, Vitro’s full range of tinted glasses and virtually any other Vitro Glass product. Applications include building façades, sunshading, overhead glazing and balustrades.