Duo-Gard’s Translucent Canopies Lend Landmark Status to CTA’s 95th Street Terminal

As public transit gains increasing importance, Duo-Gard is proud to point out its contributions to many prominent projects. One outstanding example is the Chicago Transit Authority’s $280 million-dollar 95th Street Terminal. Massive translucent canopies engineered and fabricated by Duo-Gard shelter the entire perimeters of the terminal’s two structures. Constructed with Duo-Gard’s high-performance Series 2500 Sloped…

Duo-Gard Durability Shows in Our Shelters

Any city that erects a series of bus shelters has an image to establish and maintain. Duo-Gard’s team makes that easier. And not just in the short term. Our shelters are manufactured to look good and work well for 25 – 30 years. There are good reasons for such durability. For example, look at the…

Duo-Gard’s New AISC Certification

Ten years ago, Duo-Gard opened its in-house steel fabrication facility, one of our industry's few such operations. Five years later, the company expanded this operation to accommodate five times the initial capacity. Now Duo-Gard has achieved another milestone by acquiring certification from the American Institute of Steel Construction. Only 13 firms in Michigan hold this…

Visit Greenbuild Booth 833

Are you new to the biking boom and need guidance for parking and storage strategies? Are you expanding your existing efforts? In either case, you’ll want to do it as efficiently, effectively and economically as possible. Avoid the pitfalls by visiting the Duo-Gard team in Booth 833. You’ll see the latest advances in bike shelters,…

Greenbuild: See Duo-Gard’s Solutions for the Best in Biking

Are you new to the biking boom and need guidance for parking and storage strategies? Are you expanding your existing efforts? In either case, you’ll want to do it as efficiently, effectively and economically as possible. Avoid the pitfalls by visiting the Duo-Gard team in Booth 833. You’ll see the latest advances in bike shelters,…

Duo-Gard Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Eco Spec Inc. as the representative for its translucent canopy and wall systems in the central and southern United States. Headquartered in Canton MI, Duo-Gard is a leader in the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of translucent polycarbonate glazing systems for commercial, industrial and residential applications. With…

AIA Chicago's Building Award

Chicago Transit Authority's 95th Terminal Improvement Project is this years’ recipient of AIA Chicago’s Distinguished Building Award. The north and south terminals are surrounded by over 35,000 square feet of Duo-Gard’s Series 2500 Standing Seam Polycarbonate Canopy system, utilizing a 20mm opal panel with clear anodized aluminum framing finish. Photo Credit: James Steinkamp Photography

Translucent Daylighting Comes Home with Duo-Gard

Years ago, architect Mike Ryan had a brief but positive experience with translucent polycarbonate glazing. It convinced him that this versatile material would be perfect for daylighting the stairway wall in his recently built home in Chicago. Ryan designed a 10-foot-wide by 20-foot-high wall and filled it with Duo-Gard’s Series 3500 System, specifically engineered for…

Collaboration of Duo-Gard and 3form Benefits Hampton Inn Renovations

Hampton Inns across the country are greeting guests with renovated, revitalized and redesigned facilities. Refreshed aesthetics for existing hotels, as well as new construction, integrate contemporary trends and materials, starting right at the entrances which feature redesigned translucent canopies for the porte cochere. Many of the new canopies are a collaboration of Duo-Gard Industries Inc.…

Duo-Gard’s Compact Bike Racks Provide High Density and High Security

Solve the two most critical issues in bicycle parking with Duo-Gard’s compact bike racks. Available in both a knocked-down model and a fully welded assembly, these racks provide the most compact and secure way to fit the most bikes in your space for a single level, horizontally parked option. “These racks offer the answer to…