New Infinite Panel Exceeds Title 24 Water, Vapor, Sound and Fire Code
Originally published by: Building Enclosure — May 15, 2019
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Clark Pacific, a leading provider of prefabricated systems that are transforming building design and construction, has unveiled Infinite Panel, a complete building envelope system that redefines how owners and design teams approach façade systems. The Infinite Panel meets or exceeds Title 24, water, vapor, sound and fire code requirements while also giving architects and designers flexibility. The panel system paves the way for owners and design-build teams to take advantage of prefabricated systems for reduced costs, increased efficiency and less risk, without compromising design.
The building envelope is one of the most complex aspects of design due to code requirements and coordination with multiple trades. Infinite Panel solves these issues by meeting or exceeding code requirements with a standard frame and connections that give owners and design teams the freedom to focus on a project’s design. With a single source for the complete system, Clark Pacific eliminates the need for coordination across multiple trades and gives owners the simplicity of working with one provider to manage warranties. Infinite Panel is comprised of design categories that streamline the design and budgeting process, enabling rapid iterations that accelerate design and deliver budget certainty.
“In today’s construction environment, each building is typically treated as a custom project,” said Tom Anderson, general manager of facades at Clark Pacific. “Our goal is to develop and standardize façade products and systems so that owners and design teams can streamline design using a standard system and focus their attention on aesthetics. Infinite Panel offers an unlimited palette of shape and finish options, ranging from standard and premium to entirely custom, which will yield increased value to project stakeholders.”
Adding to its product portfolio, Clark Pacific will offer its own high performance windows designed specifically for Clark Pacific façade systems in late 2019. Clark Pacific will continue to evolve its complete envelope systems to provide added value to owners. Storefront and curtainwall systems will continue to be sourced from top manufacturers and local trade partners for clients requiring specialized solutions.