RetroWAL Interior Curtainwall Retrofit System

Sound Control Windows: a Safeguard Against Sonic Weapons

CBS recently reported that American and Canadian diplomats working in Cuba may have been the victims of an unusual kind of invisible warfare. According to the report, which has been addressed by the U.S. State Department, at least 16 workers mysteriously suffered a variety of symptoms
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Understanding How America Uses and Wastes Energy

In 2016, the United States produced 97.3 quadrillion BTUs of energy. The only country to produce more energy each year is China (although they consume less per capita). The diagram above, produced by Lawrence Liverpool National Laboratory (LLNL), details exactly how the U.S. both prod
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Building Insulation: the Most Cost-Effective Way to Combat Greenhouse Gases

Most scientists, policy makers and business leaders agree that reducing GHGs is the single most effective measure to suppress the threat of climate change. But the challenge to protect the environment is far from over. The next step is determining the most viable methods to reduce GHG
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Window Retrofits Are Easier Than You Think

When it comes to upgrading a building’s windows, one of the biggest concerns of owners and property managers is the logistics of the installation process. And for good reason. The more difficult the installation, the more costly. Installing traditional replacement windows – especially
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The Sidney Yates Building

How to Upgrade Windows in Historic Buildings for a 20% Tax Credit

Out with the old and in with the new is not always a good thing. And when it comes to historic buildings, the government agrees. In fact, preserving the physical integrity and re-use of historic buildings can qualify you for a 20% tax credit. Overseen by the Department of the Interior
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Window Retrofit: A Low Cost, High Return Investment for ESCOs

The major selling point of energy service companies (ESCOs), and why so many businesses turn to them over standard contractors, is the guarantee of energy savings. Many energy efficiency projects require a significant amount of time before the building owners actually receive a return
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Curtain Wall in Two Weeks: RetroWAL Express

Curtain wall no longer has to be a long, drawn-out project – Thermolite has now made it possible to complete a commercial curtain wall system installation in approximately two weeks. We developed the RetroWAL™ Express program as a solution for curtain wall projects that require a quic
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Harsh Cold Weather Projected for Winter of 2014-2015: How Building Owners Can Prevent Damage

November 2014 was the coldest November in nearly 15 years in the US and served as a chilly reminder that no area is safe from frigid temperatures: all 50 US states fell below the freezing mark; Buffalo, NY was buried in more than 65 inches of lake effect snow; and parts of Montana exp
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Case Study – Large City Building Model: Upgrading Glass from Single to Multiple Pane Using an Interior Window Retrofit

Retrofit glass technology, in which a secondary glass panel is installed behind existing single glazed glass windows, is a small building upgrade that can provide significant energy saving results: commercial buildings can save over 20% of their building’s energy consumption with retr
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