Toronto Curtain Wall Systems
Toronto Curtain Wall Systems – Installation & Repair Services
808 Smith Glass Company is the premier source for commercial and residential curtain walls in Toronto. Dedicated and devoted to contemporary architecture, we design and install curtain walls suitable for any building facade. On request, we can also maintain and repair curtain walls installed by third-party contractors.
Types of Curtain Wall Systems in Toronto
Curtain wall systems in Toronto are usually stick system based, or unitized.
Common stick system curtain walls are installed in long sections (referred to as sticks) which are assembled on-site during construction. Conversely, unitized (modular) are fabricated in sections before arriving at work sites.
With both stick and unitized systems, curtain sections can be composed of transparent glass, stone, or metal.
Residential Curtain Wall Design
Curtain wall systems traditionally feature in luxury high-rise apartment and commercial building construction. However, curtain walls can be fabricated by us to accommodate almost any building type.
Working with Toronto homeowners, 808 Smith Glass design and engineer bespoke structural glazing which beautifies and adds extra functionality to building façades. We transform residence aesthetics, while simultaneously adding market value and increased home energy savings.
What is a Curtain Wall?
In architecture, a wall can be load bearing or non-load bearing. When a wall is non-load bearing, exterior glass panels, metal cladding, and thin sheets of stone can be hung between floors.
As well as reduced construction costs, unitized curtain wall system equip buildings with superior thermal efficiency. Enhanced aesthetic attractiveness also lend residential (and commercial) buildings notable style distinction.
- Provide architects with an easy way to create unique new building designs
- Residential unitized curtain wall systems reduce home energy consumption and enhance interior home livability
- A curtain wall system can be opaque, semi-translucent, or transparent, depending on what materials are used
Curtain wall systems are different from storefront windows and window walls. For the most part, storefront windows are only suitable for installation at ground level and also far more cost-effective than window walls, when incorporated into large architectural projects.
Luxurious Curtain Wall Systems & You
808 Smith Glass curtain wall systems, are suitable for a wide variety of luxury residential applications. To benefit from a thorough consultation, call or contact a member of our team today to discuss your project in more detail.
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