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Putting on a Façade: Installation Differences Between Curtainwall and Window Wall Systems

Window wall and curtainwall have structural differences that affect the applications for which they are suited. With these differences come several installation and design considerations that are important for glazing contractors to understand, especially upfront in the design-assist phase when … Continue reading

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Wall to Wall: The Differences in Installing Curtainwall and Window Wall Systems

Glazing is an integral part of a building’s façade, giving occupants access to the outside world while protecting them from its elements. However, there are many differences between the various glazing types which impact performance and aesthetics. It’s important for … Continue reading

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Academic Report Compares Window Walls and Curtainwalls

A recent report from University of Toronto’s Building Tall Research Centre and the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) provides an in-depth comparison of window walls and curtainwalls. The report, titled “Window Wall and Curtain Wall: An Objective Review,” looks … Continue reading

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