PLUSone finds aluminum store-front framing from Norcross, Ga.-based Kawneer North America a cost-effective, versatile way to create large glass openings. “It's easily customized for specific conditions,” Baird says, “and it's durable and resistant to decay.” Made for low-rise applications, the Trifab line comes in three frame sizes and 26 standard powder-coated colors with anodized finishes. Kawneer North America, 877.767.9107; www.kawneer.com
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