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WHEATON SPRAGUE NEWS

Catch up on the latest news from Wheaton Sprague, the building envelope industry, and more! Updates are frequent so check back often.

2502, 2014

SUCCESSFUL DESIGNS FOR CURTAINWALL ATTACHMENT

February 25th, 2014|

Successful designs for attach­ing curtain wall systems to steel structures start with a basic understanding of the design curtain wall system, how it frames, and how its anchorage system/loads relate to the primary struc­ture to which it is attaching. While there are many types of exterior cladding systems, this article will focus on attachment issues related to continuous aluminum curtain wall systems anchored to the building. We will also address some com­mon problem area applications, as well as how the attachments relate to the structure behind.

809, 2013

RAIN SCREEN PRINCIPLE WALL DESIGNS

September 8th, 2013|

In a former newsletter, we invited many registered design professionals to visit the installation of several large 30’ X 30’ visual mock-ups of a European rain screen curtain wall system (STO AG Ventec & Verotec) which are primarily applied as D/BV curtain walls, however; while outside of the scope of that assignment, those wall products may be compartmentalized and applied as PER wall systems.