One of the most prominent office towers in Winnipeg,Manitoba, Canada is getting a $4 million facelift that will not only make it more energy efficient, but dramatically alter its appearance. ICD High Performance Coatings of Vancouver, WA will play an instrumental role in this renovation. OPACI-COAT-300® has been selected as the spandrel coating for the [...]
The tower rests on a 28m podium which accommodates the recreational facilities at deck level including two swimming pools and health clubs, individually dedicated for the serviced apartments tenants and the other for office space tenants. The serviced apartments are accommodated on 15 typical floors and comprise of mix of studio, one and two-bedroom apartments.
Right in our backyard, finally, another building using ICD’s products wins a green award. Winner of the USGlass Magazine Green Design Awards; this beautiful building is full of green design.
May 2010, Tomek Wierzchowski of ICD High Performance coatings will be presenting an interesting paper on “100% silicone based spandrel and decorative coatings”.
Important news that I neglected to report on, this occurred back in December 2009. OPACI-COAT-500® was subjected to testing under the Glass Association of North America 89-1-6(2008) Specification for Environmental Durability of Heat Treated Spandrel Glass with Applied Opacifiers.
All colors submitted passed all sections without issue. Contact ICD for a copy of the full report.
Found this link today via Twitter: http://wddalliance.org/industry-resources-lead-paint.html; it’s a call by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance to contact your congressman about delaying new April 22nd rules on lead in paint. Why do this is my question?
Same use but vastly different in not only application but composition, meaning many energy saving and environmental benefits.
OPACI-COAT Vs. Ceramic Enamel
The second most popular question, which is also the number one issue with spandrel glass in the field next to incompatible components in the cavity, is if a spandrel can be used in a vision area. No, spandrel glass can not be used in a vision area, be it enamel or silicone or anything
#1 What is Spandrel?
#2 Can I put Spandrel in a vision area of a building?
#3 Silicone spandrel and frit spandrel are the same thing right?