Which painted finish performs best?

When your project requires lasting performance in a choice of colors, specify 70% PVDF architectural coatings for aluminum framing systems. Specifying performance should be the easiest part of selecting an architectural paint finish for your project’s Tubelite aluminum framing products. With a nearly unlimited palette of possibilities, it’s choosing [ Read More... ]

2024-01-30T10:08:53-05:00January 30th, 2024|Products, Shared Learnings|

BABA Demystified

To foster preference of construction products and materials sourced and manufactured within the U.S. for use in federally funded infrastructure projects, the Buy American Act (BAA) and the Buy America Act (BA) have been in place for many years. However, the Build America Buy America Act (BABA) more recently [ Read More... ]

2024-01-18T10:29:54-05:00January 23rd, 2024|Shared Learnings|

Use the force, the correct force: Understanding force requirements and ADA accessibility for windows

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 – 33 years ago. It’s considered the world’s first comprehensive civil rights law recognizing the unique challenges that people with disabilities face as they navigate their residences, place of work and public spaces. It affects [ Read More... ]

2024-01-18T10:10:05-05:00January 18th, 2024|Shared Learnings|

Tubelite launches continuing education website

Supporting continuing education and training needs, Tubelite introduces Teach.tubeliteusa.com. The website centralizes educational resources for architects, specifiers, glazing contractors, clients and others interested in learning about architectural aluminum products for commercial building projects. Teach.tubeliteusa.com offers two newly updated courses, approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System [ Read More... ]

2023-03-28T10:29:34-04:00March 28th, 2023|Shared Learnings|

Peek into the portal: Tubelite clients enjoy benefits of password-protected access

All current and active Tubelite customers can enjoy access to the Client Portal and its features. Those using the portal most often view their up-to-date order information and shipping status. Increasingly, our customers also are watching installation and tour videos. Our clients-only video library continues to expand and currently includes: [ Read More... ]

2021-02-05T00:55:14-05:00May 11th, 2018|Products, Service, Shared Learnings|

BD+C features Tubelite’s durable doors for high-traffic entryways

Projects built for high traffic and longevity in mind depend on Tubelite's tie-rod doors.Building Design+Construction features two successful and enduring project examples:* Indiana State Fairgrounds' Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion* Mount Rushmore National Memorial's gift shop"Considering that entry doors are among the most frequently used moving parts of a building, [ Read More... ]

2021-02-03T23:47:14-05:00March 23rd, 2018|Products, Projects, Shared Learnings|

Window Replacement: Unrealized Benefits

Most U.S. buildings currently in use will continue to be until 2050 and, eventually, will require renovation. Helping building and property managers evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades, Apogee Enterprises, Inc.’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team offers a new 28-page publication. “Replacing aging windows with new, [ Read More... ]

2020-05-07T01:12:57-04:00June 23rd, 2017|Projects, Shared Learnings|
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