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Structured for Success: Duo-Gard Canopies in Steel or Aluminum

What’s the biggest dilemma in designing a canopy? How about choosing between steel and aluminum for the structure? Here are a few considerations: COST“There’s a misperception in the market that if you go with aluminum, it’s a cheaper and off-the-shelf solution. While aluminum is usually cheaper, that’s not always true. People think steel is more…

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Duo-Gard’s illumaWall product line combines energy efficiency with a unique and adaptive aesthetic.

For over 15 years we have designed, engineered and developed the illumaWall product line to meet the ever changing demands of our industry. illumaWall’s continuous evolution has resulted in an unparalleled combination of translucent polycarbonate wall facades, interior applications and unique design features. illumaWall is a variety of energy efficient translucent polycarbonate walls that evenly…

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Duo-Gard’s Variety of Polycarbonate Panel Options Creates Solutions

Duo-Gard’s fully engineered and warranted polycarbonate glazing systems will save you time and money on your next project. Our glazing systems are designed to accommodate the longest panel lengths and organic shapes in the industry, providing long continuous runs of polycarbonate panels in both cellular and monolithic sheets. This creates a solution without a step…

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Duo-Gard’s BRT Shelters Add Strength and Style for MBTA

Driven by benefits such as reduced traffic congestion and improved roadway safety, as well as environmental advantages and passenger convenience, bus rapid transit (BRT) continues to grow. Duo-Gard is seeing a significant increase in its BRT projects. A primary reason for this, says Kevin Chown, outdoor structures sales, is the company’s custom capabilities. One current…

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Duo-Gard’s BRT Custom Solution

Duo-Gard provides BRT lines with special shelters, in size and configuration, to meet the unique requirements of each project. Create a custom BRT solution by selecting from our wide range of roofs styles, materials, configurations, layouts and sizes. Whether open on all sides or completely enclosed we can design the structure to meet your aesthetic…

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Turn the Key to Success with Duo-Gard’s Capabilities

What would Duo-Gard’s total turnkey capabilities mean for your project? How about expert design/engineering/fabrication/installation for all types of applications in vertical glazings, skylights, canopies, shelters, outdoor structures and more? “These capabilities spell relief for the architect, designer, contractor and owner,” says Mike Merritt, operations manager/structural engineer. “Duo-Gard is not simply a supplier, but a true…

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Bike Cage by Duo-Gard Secures a Solution for Park ‘N’ Ride

Just what is a bike cage? “With Duo-Gard’s custom collaboration, it can be everything a customer wants it to be,” says Sean McKnight, Bicycle Infrastructure Department Manager. He says the pictured cage bike, located at a venue in lower Florida, integrates contemporary style with security and special customized environmental features that meet the needs of…

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Transit shelter? Bike repair station? Why not two in one?

Public transportation is popular in the Michigan city where the pictured shelter is located. This passenger waiting station is one of several engineered and installed by Duo-Gard. It’s a multi-purpose custom structure, a collaboration of an architectural design with special engineered elements by Duo-Gard’s team, that’s situated near a multi-use facility that combines retail and…

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Duo-Gard Appoints New Rep Agency

Duo-Gard has appointed Architectural Design Solutions LLC as its rep agency for Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. The new agency, located in Monclova, Ohio, will market Duo-Gard’s comprehensive line of canopies and walkways, skylights and translucent daylighting systems. “Duo-Gard’s unique niche for bringing color and style to elements like canopies and translucent daylighting systems…

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What Role Does Your Canopy Play?

In today’s commercial designs concerned with sustainability, energy efficiency and image, what roles does a structure’s canopy play? There are several. The canopy symbolizes not only the obvious functional concern for protection and accommodation but also the need to create that critical first impression. “It’s the first thing you engage with. It’s a greeting and…

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