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Duo-Gard’s Sleekline Canopy Enhances Arlington Food Assistance Center

Each week, some 2,300 families benefit from the services of the Arlington Food Assistance Center in Arlington VA. Since 1988, non-profit AFAC’s goal has been to promote and provide “dignified access to nutritious food” for those who need to supplement their groceries. Supporting that goal is a 2018 renovation of the 30-year-old facility, which includes…

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Bike Storage? Park Your Concerns with Duo-Gard’s Plan – It’s Free!

Are you uncertain about how to achieve the most effective bike parking and storage for your tenants, employees or students? You’re not alone. As the biking industry continues to grow, so do the laws, guidelines, requirements and expectations involved. It gets confusing. Despite today’s wealth of information and insight, there’s still a major misconception about…

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Translucent Corridor at Lawrence Tech Creates Connectivity

Opened in August 2018, the East Residence Hall at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI is dedicated to helping shift LTU from a commuter school to an independent dynamic campus. Their recent addition of a football program in addition to an influx of international students has caused a rapid increase in student growth, sparking a…

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Custom Pergola Provides Shade and Respite for Glover Park Sports Complex

Visitors who enter the new Glover Park sports complex in Glen Allen VA are welcomed with a plaza dominated by a striking structure which provides shade and a place of respite. This unique custom pergola was designed by Warner Larson Landscape Architects and engineered by Duo-Gard Industries. The 100’x90’ plaza reflects the importance of this…

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Multi-Color Glazing Panels Offer Multi-Faceted Design Advantages

Google “Importance of color in design” and you get millions of results. Millions. Among them is the fact that in 2016 experts designated Pantone 448C as the world’s ugliest color, and the Aussies used it in cigarette packaging to discourage smoking. Officially, the color is called opaque couche; the unofficial names for this greenish-brown don’t…

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Expanded Ready Ship Shelter Line Offers More Choices

In time to meet peak demand season, Duo-Gard is expanding its line of popular Ready Ship shelters introduced last year. Available in one week to answer the need for bus shelters, smoking shelters and other special purposes, the Ready Ship solutions are constructed completely in-house by Duo-Gard. “To allow more choices, rather than build and…

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Duo-Gard Bike Shelters Support Ciena Employees’ Active Lifestyles

Designed to encourage teamwork, collaboration and innovation, the new research and development campus of telecommunications giant Ciena Corporation welcomed more than 1,600 employees when it opened in mid-September 2017. Located in Ottawa, Canada, the campus consolidates two previous R & D sites in Ottawa. It was designed by Pye and Richards Architects in Ottawa and…

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New Matte Finish Panels Expand Duo-Gard’s Translucent Wall Series

Introduction of matte finish polycarbonate glazing panels in Duo-Gard’s Series 3500 Translucent Wall System gives architects and designers an exciting new aesthetic option. High performance and versatile aesthetics form the perfect complement in the Series 3500. “These new panels enhance the crucial role aesthetics play in design,” says David Miller, president. “The matte finish panels…

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Duo-Gard Bike Shelter Helps Canadian Science Center Sustain Support

Science North is Canada’s 2nd largest science center and Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist destination, located in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. It attracts more than 300,000 visitors a year. Some of those arrive by bicycle, as do some of the employees. To support alternative means of transportation and serve Science North’s green agenda, the center opened…

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Podcast: Bike Parking at Commercial Buildings – An Increasing Trend

Wellness programs at workplaces are becoming more common, as are other ways of getting there, like on a bicycle. With this comes the need for facilities managers and building owners to provide adequate parking for these bikes. 

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