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Jeff Beckstead named western regional sales manager serving Tubelite and EFCO clients

Jeff Beckstead has been named as the western regional sales manager supporting the EFCO, Tubelite and legacy Wausau Window and Wall Systems brands of Apogee Enterprises and its Architectural Framing Systems division. He assists commercial architects, glazing contractors and building project teams with their product selection and specification of [ Read More... ]

2024-06-11T08:31:07-05:00June 11th, 2024|Personnel|

Hilton prototype for full-service Southeastern hotels features Tubelite thermal entrance and window wall

As the Middle Tennessee’s first full-service hotel built in nearly a decade, the eight-story, 244-room Hilton Franklin Cool Springs offers a stylish lobby, contemporary guest rooms with Tubelite thermal entrance systems and floor-to-ceiling window wall, and one of the only roof-level patios in town. The 163,500-square-foot property is a [ Read More... ]

2024-06-04T14:16:21-05:00June 4th, 2024|Projects|

Understanding aluminum-framed interior wall systems – Part 4 of 4

In Part 3, we detailed material composition, sustainability considerations and finish options. In our final segment of this blog series, we’ll conclude with an overview of interior framing systems’ components, installation and warranty considerations. Components and Installation Most manufacturers of interior aluminum framing provide systems with a 2-inch face [ Read More... ]

2024-05-30T16:17:01-05:00May 31st, 2024|Products, Shared Learnings|

Ferris State University’s new Center for Virtual Learning and Esports Arena showcases Tubelite high-performance curtainwall for high-tech building

The newly constructed, LEED-certified Center for Virtual Learning (CVL) at Ferris State University’s Big Rapids campus showcases technologically advanced classrooms, fully equipped 24-hour labs and the only purpose-built esports arena in Michigan. Opened in August 2023, the CVL offers an innovative, physical learning environment to envision and realize an [ Read More... ]

2024-05-28T09:03:10-05:00May 28th, 2024|Projects|

Understanding aluminum-framed interior wall systems – Part 3 of 4

In Part 2, we dove into relevant performance requirements for interior framing systems. Let’s expand on this to review material composition, sustainability considerations and finish options. Extrusion Composition The aluminum extrusions for the interior framing system should be manufactured in accordance with ASTM International’s B221 Standard Specification for Aluminum [ Read More... ]

2024-05-23T16:01:23-05:00May 24th, 2024|Products, Shared Learnings|

Understanding aluminum-framed interior wall systems – Part 2 of 4

In Part 1, we examined application opportunities for interior aluminum framing systems. In Part 2, let’s dive into applicable performance considerations. Unlike storefront, curtainwall, window wall and other exterior aluminum framing applications, interior aluminum framing systems are not faced with constant exposure to changing temperatures, wind speeds, precipitation and [ Read More... ]

2024-05-16T08:50:08-05:00May 17th, 2024|Products, Shared Learnings|

Understanding aluminum-framed interior wall systems – Part 1 of 4

Seeking to balance connectivity and transparency with productivity and privacy, facility managers and design teams increasingly are interested Tubelite interior framing systems for school classrooms, commercial offices, retail and hospitality spaces, government centers and other interior build-outs, While the components are similar, these interior applications have different performance requirements [ Read More... ]

2024-05-10T10:35:35-05:00May 10th, 2024|Products, Shared Learnings|

AIA WI, May 15-16, Milwaukee, WI

Hillesheim Architectural Products, Inc. (HAP Inc.) will be representing Tubelite in booth #31 at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Wisconsin’s Conference on Architecture & Expo. Returning to Milwaukee for the first time in more than 40 years, the two-day exhibition will be held May 15-16 in Ballrooms C [ Read More... ]

2024-04-24T12:46:28-05:00April 24th, 2024|Events|
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