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Weathered Steel (Corten) – Top Ten FAQ

Being in the architectural metal business since the 60’s means we’ve received a lot of questions over the years about weathered steel, aka “Corten”. Weathered steel first started to be used as architectural cladding in the mid 60’s. Its popularity declined for a...

Sill Flashing And Curtain Wall Systems: 4 Things To Look For

Proper Water Management Is In The Details   A common trend in architectural detailing is to draw a sill flashing with an upturn leg at curtain wall sill conditions. The concept of a sill flashing being used in this fashion originates with their use in...

ASU Student Pavilion – The Goal Is (Net) Zero

ASU has a history and reputation of working tirelessly to reduce waste, use energy efficiently, and focus on sustainability not just on campus but the community in general.   In 2017 ASU added their most significant contribution to green and...

Understanding Curtain Wall & Window Wall Systems

Curtain Wall and Window Wall: What’s the difference?   Often in our design meetings and scope reviews there’s a brave soul who sheepishly, yet courageously, asks the question, “Sooooo, what exactly is the difference between curtain wall and window wall?”  ...

Behind The Scenes at Golden 1 Center

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the construction of Golden 1 Center. Kovach fabricated and installed a custom engraved metal panel system, ACM systems, perforated panel systems and insulated panels on the new home of the Sacramento Kings. This multi-use facility will...