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EASY DAYLIGHTING ANALYSIS OF CLEARSHADE HONEYCOMB GLAZING USING LIGHTSTANZA – FREE TRIAL

  Panelite’s ClearShadeTM Honeycomb Insulated Glass Unit has been integrated into LightStanza, a web-based software platform allowing for easy and accurate daylighting analysis of building envelope solutions.   ClearShadeTM redirects light rays to transmit up to 70% daylight and substantially diffuse … MORE…>>

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CLEARSHADE™ NAMED ACCEPTABLE PATHWAY TO LEED V4 EQC DAYLIGHT

GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.) has declared that Panelite’s ClearShade™ honeycomb technology meets the LEED requirements for diffused daylight as a way to minimize glare while maximizing usable daylight on a LEED project, a baseline requirement for the LEED v4 … MORE…>>

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WHY THIS STORYCORPS PAVILION HAS HONEYCOMB WALLS

In designing  a public pavilion for StoryCorps, MESH Architectures and MASDesign, working with Front Inc. engineers, chose Panelite ClearShade™ glazing to achieve: the ideal balance of privacy and dynamic views plentiful, diffuse daylighting solar heat control   Other design goals included … MORE…>>

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VIDEOS: DYNAMIC VIEWS AND PRIVACY WITH CLEARSHADE™ GLAZING

With Panelite ClearShade™ IGU, views are interactive and dynamic: your view depends on your position relative to the honeycomb core and to lighting conditions. Sightlines are directed through the tubular, cellular structure of the honeycomb, creating a cone of vision. … MORE…>>

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FLOATING LIGHTWEIGHT TRANSLUCENT CEILING FINS AT TARGET STORES

Target Corporation’s revamped retail store design features an installation of ceiling fins – in bright Target red – creating a visual marker over the check-out area and visible from anywhere in the store.   Target chose Panelite’s Bonded Series honeycomb … MORE…>>

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PANELITE PANELS ARE MADE OF 80% AIR: WHY DOES THIS MATTER?

HOW WE MAKE A PANEL USING 80% AIR: Panelite Bonded Series panels consist of a lightweight cellular network – a honeycomb core – in which each cell acts like the web of an I-beam when bonded to thin, translucent facings. … MORE…>>

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5 LIGHT-FILLED, COLORFUL WAYS TO USE TRANSLUCENT HONEYCOMB PANELS

Five different applications in which Panelite’s lightweight, light-transmitting honeycomb panels can be used to bring daylight and color to interiors:   Translucent Partitions. Prefabricated, frameless partition systems are easy to install and increase natural daylighting for occupant health and productivity. Backlit … MORE…>>

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WILLAMETTE CENTER: AN OVERSIZED PANELITE SLIDING DOOR ADDS COLOR AND LIGHT ON A BUDGET

The Willamette Center is a shelter and service center for women and couples experiencing homelessness in Portland, Oregon. In 2016, Merryman Barnes Architects were tasked with a fast-track renovation of the building. Panelite’s Bonded Series (B-TCOT) was prominently used as … MORE…>>

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ENERGY-EFFICIENT GLAZING THAT DOESN’T TURN DARK IN THE AFTERNOON

Panelite’s ClearShade honeycomb glazing provides outstanding solar shading AND ample diffuse daylight.   Why does this matter?   Most energy-saving facade glazing products control solar heat by reducing natural light – such as electrochromic glass, which turns dark in the … MORE…>>

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