metal curtain wall

metal curtain wall

An exterior building wall which carries no roof or floor loads and consists entirely or principally of metal, or a combination of metal, glass, and other surfacing materials supported by a metal framework.
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When two of the contractors filed for bankruptcy, RIC assumed responsibility for completing the work and purchased metal curtain wall panels from a predecessor of PolyVision Corporation.
Further, we will re-clad the entire building with a glass and metal curtain wall, incorporate a three-story atrium entranceway which will include granite and wood paneling, install a state-of-the-art energy management system and construct generous parking facilities that exceed local standards.