NanaWall Systems Launches First Folding Glass Wall System with Triple Glazing

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Large opening glass wall systems with triple glazing provides exceptional thermal performance and weather resistance for the harshest weather conditions.

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SL70 system in Glacier Garden Restaurant on Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze, over 8,000 feet above sea level.

Along with our partner Solarlux, Germany, NanaWall Systems is committed to developing opening glass wall systems for large openings for our customers in the harshest climate conditions – whether a hurricane zone or the top of a glacier.

NanaWall Systems, the industry leader in opening glass walls, announces its newest product for architects and builders: NanaWall® SL70 with Triple Glazing, providing exceptional thermal performance for the harshest weather conditions. The NanaWall triple glazed SL70 system provides flexible solutions to architectural openings from three to thirty six feet wide using one to twelve panels.

The SL70 system was chosen for the glass pavilion at the Bavarian Zugspitzbahn Bergbahn, a ski resort in the Alps over 8,000 feet above sea level. The pavilion includes forty six panels of the SL70 including three folding glass door systems of six panels each, and seven folding glass window units with four panels each.
The architect chose the SL70 System because it met the client's challenging specifications and testing requirements to provide

  •     comfort despite temperature variations from -40° F (-40° C) to 60° F (+15° C)
  •     large opening walls that can withstand wind speeds of up to 125 miles per hour with the associated pressure and suction.

The NanaWall SL70 with Triple Glazing system has an NFRC certified U-value of .30 and a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient of .24. It meets Energy Star requirements for all areas of the US and areas A and B of Canada. It also provides high weather resistance and structural performance. For inswing and outswing models with a raised sill, independent testing indicates that there was no water leakage at 12 psf or 68 miles per hour. The NanaWall SL70 with Triple Glazing is available in more than 200 finishes as a floor-mounted system with more than 50 stacking configurations.

"NanaWall Systems is the first folding door company to offer triple glazing," said Ebrahim Nana, president of NanaWall Systems. "Along with our partner Solarlux, Germany, NanaWall Systems is committed to developing opening glass wall systems for large openings for our customers in the harshest climate conditions - whether a hurricane zone or the top of a glacier."

About NanaWall Systems
NanaWall Systems is the exclusive North American partner of Solarlux, Germany, the world leader in operable glass wall technology. NanaWall Systems' opening glass walls provide flexible solutions to large architectural openings, from 8 feet to 320 feet and are used in houses, condominiums, restaurants, stadiums, schools and more. Five of the NanaWall Systems are certified for energy-efficiency by Energy Star and the National Fenestration Rating Council. The NanaWall is unrivaled in the industry for exceeding standards for air infiltration, water penetration, structural performance and forced entry. The NanaWall SL72 aluminum folding system is Miami-Dade County approved and can be used in hurricane areas. NanaWall Systems is a member of the U.S. Green Building Association. The aluminum-framed NanaWall uses recyclable aluminum with non-toxic powder-coated finishes. The wood-framed NanaWall can be FSC certified upon request and uses water based finishes. For more information about the NanaWall, visit the award-winning Web site and photo gallery at http://www.nanawall.com.

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