Curtainwall on Federal Building Combines Security, Aesthetics

October 2004
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Oct2004, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
This article focuses on developments in construction industry. Tenants of the Des Moines Federal Building will soon be enjoying a structurally sound and energy-efficient façade, a protective curtainwall by Wausau Window & Wall Systems. Currently being installed in the fully occupied building, the system adheres to heightened security measures mandated by the federal government, while maintaining the aesthetic integrity of the architect's design. The building's east and west sides feature a modified RX Series window wall, while the south elevation displays an eight-inch deep, unitized system with three-inch covers and factory-glazed Alpolic panels manufactured to match the field-installed panels of the other elevations.


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