Why Choose Crystal Structures

When you choose Crystal Structures for your glazing projects you benefit from our years of experienceand many unique features like:

extrusion-featuresTearDuct Weepage System – unique to Crystal Structures, no other company offers this unique design:
  • 4 separate weepage tracks to move water away from structure
  • Moisture and internal condensation weeps to the outside
  • Greatly reduces the opportunity for mold and mildew
  • Enhances leak protection
  • Allows the glazing to breathe, stay dry and clear

 

 

Built in accessory tracks – a Crystal Structures exclusive:
  • Hang signage, flags, lighting, fans, plants and banners
  • Promote sporting or school events
  • No need to drill unsightly screw holes
  • Move hanging items easily, simply remove screw, no hole left behind!
shade-tracksAnother Crystal Structures exclusive feature: built in shade tracks
  • Built in tracks
    allow for fast and easy installation of Comfort Glide© Shades or curtains
  • Manual or motorized shade options
The Comfort Glide© Shades are:comfort-glide-shades
  • LEED friendly
  • Enjoy the daylight when building is in use. (8 – 10 Hours per day)
  • Conserve energy when building is closed by simply closing shades
  • Remote control option available for motorized shades
  • Many fabric and colors selections to choose from (great for matching school colors)
  • Shades block up to 90% of the light and heat – based on type of shade purchased.
thermal-separationThermally enhanced frames:
  • Use of polyurethane to separate aluminum
  • Reduces transfer of heat and cold from inside to outside across glass
  • Saves on heating and cooling cost
  • Reduces condensation and frosting over
Insulated Gables, Eaves & Sills:
  • Choice of 1″ or 2″ insulated styrofoam (saves energy)
  • Reduces the transfer of heat / cold
  • Greater interior comfort
  • Reduces wind noise
Exterior screw covers:
  • Protects fasteners from dirt and corrosion
  • Color matched vanity cap to hide unsightly fasteners
  • Eliminates water and dirt trails
Stainless steel fasteners:metal framework showing placement of glass and hardware
  • Will not rust or corrode
  • Long lasting
  • Just looks cleaner and better!
High quality frame finishes:
  • Floropolymer and Kynar paint (choice of 2 or 3 coat)
  • Anodized options
  • Keeps maintenance to a minimum
  • Two-tone paint options (saves money)
High quality glazing options:
  • Standard SilverCoat E-366 / E-272 / E-240 (hi-performance glass)
  • Insulated glass with or without low-e
  • Single pane tempered
  • Laminated safety glass
  • 25mm polycarbonate
  • Tint and colors
  • Ceramic frit
  • Missile impact glass