Myth - NanaWall Can Only Be Used in Warm Climates
By , December 15, 2011
We often hear people say, “We thought NanaWall can only be used in places like California and Hawaii.” This is actually a myth; a mistake easy to make when you see photos of NanaWalls opening out onto gorgeous blue water and sandy beaches. Over the next few weeks, we are going to discredit many commonly held misconceptions people have about NanaWall, right here on our blog. This series is an aim to educate the masses about our product, by challenging their pre-conceived notions and pleasantly surprising them in the process. So find out the truth here. Myth # 1: NanaWall is only suitable for warm weather climates
Although it’s true that some of the beautiful photographs on our website are from residences in Southern California, we have projects from all over North America, including New England, Vermont, Maine and throughout Canada. In fact, here is a project done at an altitude of 8,000 ft in Serfaus, Austria. The Skihütte Masner Restaurant is located on top of a mountain ski slope. In winter weather, energy efficiency and high thermal performance are required to maintain a comfortable environment. The NanaWall WA67 with triple glazing meets passive house standards, while the SL70 with triple glazing withstands temperatures up to -40 F. When closed, the panels provide a weather-resistant barrier against snow and cold temperatures. People living in Northern climates require materials that insulate against extreme temperatures. But with NanaWall’s high performance systems, they can also open up to the outdoors during wonderful, short-lived summers. Did you know about our thermal and weather performance? Share your thoughts. And don’t forget to check back next week for another myth – debunked.