Tag Archives: Sustainability

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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PANELITE PANELS ARE 80% AIR – WHY IS THIS KEY FOR SUSTAINABILITY?

  Panelite is committed to providing resource- and energy-efficient materials for architecture. While we do employ some recycled components, our focus is rather on minimizing the actual amount of material used and ensuring its longevity. Our approach to sustainability focuses … MORE…>>

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CEU COURSE: HIGH PERFORMANCE GLAZING SOLUTIONS

With buildings consuming 40% of US energy, energy efficiency is perhaps the most urgent challenge in designing the buildings of our future. Join Panelite’s Ruben Suare and earn CEU credits at the AIA Minnesota 2014 convention. Learn about the most … MORE…>>

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PANELITE ALLOW SUSPENDED STUDY ROOMS AT PRAGUE UNIVERSITY TO “FLOAT”

  At Prague University, VYŠEHRAD Atelier Architects created a two-storey, multi-functional study space, a “factory of ideas” in which meeting rooms are suspended from the roof beams and clad in translucent Panelite. The extraordinary structural efficiency of honeycomb allows for the … MORE…>>

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CURVED PANELITE WALLS DEFINE A CHILDREN’S SPACE WITH LIGHT AND COLOR

    “In practice we designed an inner world for children. Nuno Nono is an interior: rounded, liquid and abstract, where figuration is almost impossible”           – Girod + Anton Arquitectos.   Custom curved Bonded Series panels … MORE…>>

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NEW! ECOBEN B-R100CT: 100% POST-CONSUMER RECYCLED CORE

Our newest light-transmitting honeycomb panel for interiors is made with 100% post-consumer recycled honeycomb core, and is our most cost-effective panel yet.   LESS WEIGHT: ECOBEN panels average 1.65 lbs/sf, or 50 lbs/panel and use 70-80% less raw material than … MORE…>>

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CUSTOM CURVED PANELS

Panelite Bonded Series Honeycomb panels can be thermoformed to custom radii, to create light-transmitting curved walls at a fraction of the weight and cost of curved glass or resin walls. ClearConnect interlocking joints are available for added ease of installation, … MORE…>>

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WE ♥ HONEYCOMB. PANELITE FEATURED IN BIOMIMCRY BOOK “THE SHARK’S PAINTBRUSH”

  Jay Harman’s new book, THE SHARK’S PAINTBRUSH: BIOMIMICRY AND HOW NATURE IS INSPIRING INNOVATION,  examines a multitude of biomimetic solutions including the astounding efficiency of honeycomb structures:   “A honeybee has to ingest about eight pounds of honey to … MORE…>>

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AUDI’S BACKLIT INSTALLATION IS A SNAP

  “Panelite’s translucent honeycomb wall and ceiling Snap™ system saved us time and labor on site, thanks to the light weight and ease of handling of the panels, and the sturdy, modular fabrication of the installation system. ” – Zach Jones, … MORE…>>

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HAVE YOU SEEN OUR PINTEREST PAGE RECENTLY?

  Visit us on Pinterest to browse interior and exterior translucent honeycomb panel applications as well as rarely-seen “Panelite LAB”  R&D images, and more design-inspiration. Follow us to see updates as new projects and images are posted.

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