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Leading full-­‐service  provider  of  metal  fabrics  for  architectural  solu7ons  


Who is GKD Metal Fabrics?


What Do We Weave?


Projects


UCSF

SUNSHADING

San Francisco,  CA  


Education City

SUNSHADING

Doha, Qatar  


European Court of Justice

SUNSHADING

Luxemburg City,  Luxemburg  


Okatech – Public Library

SUNSHADING

Des Moines,  IA  


Benefits


Benefits – Stainless Steel


Benefits - Flexible


Benefits – Minimized Sub-Structure


Benefits – Attachments


Benefits – Solar Management

Lake Nona,  FL  


Sunshading Benefits – Reduced Cooling Loads


Benefits - Daylighting

UF Research  Center-­‐  Lake  Nona,  FL  


Focus: Sun  Shading   How  does  it  work?  


How does it work?

Incidence Angle  =  51  Degrees  

Incidence Angle  =  20  Degrees  


How does it work?


Solar Properties

0-30 DEGREES = 8% IMPROVEMENT 30-60 DEGREES = 40% IMPROVEMENT


Solar Proper7es  


Solar Properties -Transmittance -Reflectance -Visible Light -Solar Energy -SHGC -Incidence Angle -0 degrees -30 degrees -60 degrees


Defining Design Requirements We work  with  the  architect  to  meet  or  exceed  the  minimum   requirements  to  achieve  the  desired  solar  heat  gain  coefficient.  

Courtesy of  ASHRAE  


Sunshading Meshes  


Solar Metal Fabrics – Omega 1510


Solar Metal Fabrics – Lago


Solar Metal Fabrics – Escale 5x1


Solar Metal Fabrics – Helix 24


Case Studies  


EMU- Ypsilanti, MI - Case Study

YpsilanA, MI  


EMU- Ypsilanti, MI - Case Study  SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   82  DEGREES  

 UN-­‐SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   94  DEGREES  

EXTERIOR AIR  TEMP  75   DEGREES  


GKD-USA Project - Cambridge, MD- Case Study


GKD-USA Project - Cambridge, MD- Case Study EXTERIOR AIR  TEMP  87   DEGREES  

 UN-­‐SHADED   WALL  109   DEGREES  

 SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   98  DEGREES  


GKD-USA Project - Cambridge, MD- Case Study INTERIOR AIR   TEMP  81   DEGREES  

 SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   MULLION  89   DEGREES  

 UN-­‐SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   MULLION  98   DEGREES  


Cal Iso Project - Folsom, CA - Case Study


Cal Iso Project - Folsom, CA - Case Study EXTERIOR AIR  TEMP  90   DEGREES  

 UN-­‐SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   121  DEGREES      SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   100  DEGREES  


Cal Iso Project - Folsom, CA - Case Study  UN-­‐SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL     MULLION   97  DEGREES  

 SHADED   CURTAIN  WALL   MULLION   82  DEGREES  


Cal Iso Project - Folsom, CA - Case Study INTERIOR AIR   TEMP  71   DEGREES  

 UN-­‐SHADED   FLOOR   86  DEGREES  

 SHADED   FLOOR   77  DEGREES  


Benefits -Stainless Steel -Flexible -Minimized Sub-Structure -Unlimited Attachments -Solar Management -LEED


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Facades: Chi 2013 - Tom Bialk  

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Facades: Chi 2013 - Tom Bialk  

Facades+: Chicago 2013 Tom Bialk Powerpoint Presentation