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Building Enclosure Council

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When to Use Storefront or Curtainwall

This presentation provides an overview of the differences between curtain wall and storefront designs and functions. System fabrication and installation, and water performance are also discussed.

  1. Describe what a Storefront System is and how is it best utilized in a commercial project?
  2. Describe what a Curtain Wall is and how is it best utilized in a commercial project?
  3. Identify the main Drivers that must be considered when deciding between Storefront or Curtain Wall?
  4. Understand the consequences of selecting the wrong system

Robert R Barbone is an architectural consultant with Kawneer North America. Robert is responsible for the architectural promotion, education and consultation of BCS' North American product bundle (ACM for signage, fasia and cladding & architectural aluminum systems including Kawneer curtain wall, storefront, entrances and Traco windows). Robert covers New York, Northern New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and the Rhode Island region.

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