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Duo-Gard Retrofit

Whether your outlook for 2017 is positive, negative or neutral, there are undisputed bright spots in commercial construction. One of the brightest is retrofit for existing buildings. According to David Corson, publisher/editor of Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine, “We see many projects in the pipeline involving renovation as well as new construction.” Corson says the…

Duo-Gard Retrofit

San Diego Gas & Electric needed to renovate one of its remote pumping stations, a 1950s facility for distributing natural gas. About 85 percent of the renovation involved replacement of some 1,685 square feet of existing windows that were missing, cracked or leaking. SDG&E needed a way to minimize solar heat buildup inside and prevent…

Duo-Gard Bike Shelter

For 2013-2017, the League of American Bicyclists awarded the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire its Bronze ranking as a bicycle-friendly educational environment. This added recognition and encouragement to the large biking community on campus. In September 2016, Duo-Gard helped enhance this support by installing a semi-enclosed bike shelter with parking racks. Funded by the…

Duo-Gard Sleekline Monolithic Canopy

Not long after the Mariano’s supermarket in Northbrook IL was finished in August 2015, Duo-Gard engineered an amenity that further enhanced the grocery giant’s reputation for customer service and convenience: a translucent canopy 200 feet long by 13 feet wide. Running from the store’s parking lot to the entrance, the canopy was added to provide…

Duo-Gard Shelter

On a clear day, you can see across to Chicago from the lakefront city of Portage, Indiana. The thriving community has grown from its early roots in agriculture and later in the steel industry into a suburban setting with a population of 37,000. Among the amenities residents enjoy are 15 parks. One is the Lakefront…

Duo-Gard Maximizer Skylight

     “Designers across the country no longer have to settle for one-size-fits-all in a unit skylight. Maximizer lets them pick and choose the desired performance in light transmittance, insulating value and energy efficiency, regardless of their climatic region” “This skylight brings unmatched versatility and savings in daylighting, one of green building’s prime factors,” said…

Duo-Gard Bike Shelter

We’ve applied our knowledge and experience to develop a variety of standard bike shelter models including architectural designed shelters. If you’d like to go in a different direction,we’re happy to collaborate with you to create any conceivable size, shape and look you desire. At Duo-Gard, a custom structure doesn’t necessarily mean a custom price. 14…

Duo-Gard Translucent Wall

     Reinventing the Parking Experience:   Duo-Gard Industries and Elliott + Associates  Collaborate to Create Chesapeake Energy’s The structure was designed by the team at Elliott + Associates Architects in Oklahoma City. It covers 546,922 square feet with stalls for 1,439 vehicles. Car Park 3 features a 130,000-square-foot façade of translucent polycarbonate – the…

Duo-Gard Translucent Canopy

When architects George Beach and Jeremy Olsen began their collaboration to expand Rogers Park Montessori School, northwest of Chicago, they knew the space limitation would present challenges. Although their multistory 13,000-square-foot addition would expand administration, program and classroom space, it left no room for more play space. This was an important aspect since the school’s…

Duo-Gard Bike Cage

Like many office buildings in Chicago’s East Loop area, One North State Street is enjoying a revitalization aimed at supporting tenants who want to attract and retain younger workers. The address includes two inter-connected structures of 11 and 16 stories built in the early 1900s. Located near a new “L” station at the center of…

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