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About Guardian 275® - Translucent Panel Skylights & Curtainwall

Guardian 275® - Translucent Panel Skylights & Curtainwall

Lightweight Guardian 275® Translucent Panel Skylights and Curtainwall provide glare-free natural light while reducing heat loss and stabilizing HVAC loads. Guardian 275® systems are available with a variety of insulation options to meet your project’s specific requirements, and their lightweight sandwich panel design, featuring an aluminum grid core and reinforced fiberglass skin, saves money by lowering total skylight weight (which in turn reduces structural requirements for most roof designs). The design of Guardian 275® Translucent Panels also gives them one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios available for daylighting applications.

Protection from the elements starts with the most advanced polyester resin package ever developed for commercial daylighting. Major Industries utilizes Ultimate Series™ technology - a unique blend of polymers, UV inhibitors, color stabilizers, and a permanent fiberbloom erosion veil that establishes a new benchmark for long-term performance. Water management is designed into all Guardian 275® skylights and curtainwall systems and features high-performance sealants and integral condensation and weeping systems.

Guardian 275® Translucent Daylighting Options:

  • Guardian 275® Translucent Skylights
  • Guard-Tite™ Translucent Wall Systems and Window Wall Combinations
  • TransCURVE™ Curved Translucent Skylights and Curtainwall
  • Guardian 275® Translucent Adapter Panel for Retrofit Applications
  • Blast Protection and Hurricane Configurations Available (Meets or Exceeds DoD and GSA Guidelines)
  • Mixed Glazing Combinations Available for Unlimited Design Versatility

Benefits of Using Guardian 275®

  • Utilizing natural light is energy efficient, saves money and stabilizes HVAC loads - and has been shown to provide health and performance benefits for building occupants.
  • Lightweight translucent glazing saves money by lowering total skylight weight, and reducing structural requirements.
  • Sandwich panel design features an aluminum grid core and reinforced fiberglass skin, providing one of the highest strength-to-weight ratios available for daylighting applications.
  • Ultimate Series™ architectural grade fiberglass is specially blended for fire protection on the interior and weather protection on the exterior for the longest lasting service life.
  • Major Industries' built-in water management system is a critical line of defense, and features an integral condensation gutter and weeping system plus high-performance sealants and extruded EPDM gaskets for worry-free performance.
  • Guardian 275® Translucent Panel Skylights and Curtainwall are an affordable alternative to costly glass systems.
  • Tested and verified by ASTM, AAMA, ICC-ES and NFRC methodologies.

News

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Project Spotlight: Burrell Behavioral Health - Springfield, MO Project Spotlight: Burrell Behavioral Health - Springfield, MO
Blended seamlessly into the surrounding landscape, the new Burrell Behavioral Health administrative campus is an excellent example of how natural light and views of the outdoors can be incorporated into a building’s design to create a healthy and calmi...
Jun 04, 2022 URL
Case Study: Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center Case Study: Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center
Built on 24 acres of a once neglected brownfield in Louisville’s West End, the Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center stands as a symbol of progress for the city’s many residents and workers who continue to push past historical hardships towards ...
Nov 16, 2021 URL
Project Spotlight: Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center Project Spotlight: Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center
The new, brightly colored community center – named after local leader and inspirational figure, Sadye Gibbs Martin – is multiple times larger than the former facility and offers a little something for everyone. With two full-size basketball courts, fou...
Sep 10, 2021 URL
Project Spotlight: Benjamin Franklin Charter School Project Spotlight: Benjamin Franklin Charter School
Its design inspired by the local pastoral landscape, the new BFCCPS building blends soft greys and whites with wooden accents for a scenic, stable-like aesthetic that reflects the school’s connection to its community and natural surroundings. This conn...
Aug 10, 2021 URL

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News archive:
Project Spotlight: Cedar Point Sports Complex (Jul 06, 2021)
Project Spotlight: Burrell Behavorial Health (May 15, 2021)
Project Spotlight: A Beacon of Light in British Columbia (Jan 13, 2021)
Project Spotlight: Artesia Aquatic Center - Artesia, NM (Dec 09, 2020)
Project Spotlight: Grange Middle School - Fairfield, CA (Oct 07, 2020)
Project Spotlight: New Mexico School for the Arts – Santa Fe, NM (Aug 15, 2020)
Major Case Study: NY State Fairgrounds Expo Center (Jul 08, 2020)
Project Spotlight: Young Living Essential Oils Global Headquarters (Apr 07, 2020)
Project Spotlight: SCCC Northampton Health and Wellness Center (Mar 13, 2020)
Project Spotlight: Amtrak Locomotive Service Facility (Jan 17, 2020)
Project Spotlight: Baystate Noble Hospital – Westfield, MA (Dec 11, 2019)
Lighting the way for Students (Aug 05, 2018)
Project Spotlight: School Focused, Nature Inspired (Feb 08, 2018)
Guardian 275® Skylights & Canopies (Jul 27, 2015)
Major Industries Inc.'s Guardian 275 Translucent Panel Systems Earn ICC-ES Evaluation Report (Dec 23, 2014)
Product From Major Industries: Guardian 275® Translucent Panel Skylights & Curtainwall (Jun 17, 2013)
BIM Product Models From Major Industries (Jul 02, 2012)
Anti-terrorism Solutions (Mar 13, 2010)
Guardian 275® Translucent Curtainwall Receives Florida Approval (Nov 05, 2008)
New Designer-Friendly Daylighting Guide (Apr 17, 2008)

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