Thermal Systems

Islamic Academy

  • 16,600 sq. ft. of Kalwall translucent wall panel system
  • Above the main entrance, sunlight streams through the Kalwall translucent blue and white panels arranged to spell “In the name of God” in Arabic
  • Custom blue-colored insulation inserts added
  • Skylight: 3,000 sq. ft. (278 square meters)
  • Wall: 13,600 sq. ft. (1,263 square meters)
  • U-Value: .23 btu/hr/ft²/°F (1.31 W/m²K) – thermally broken
  • Light Transmission: 15%
  • Solar Heat Gain Coefficient: 0.15 wall, 0.16 skylight
  • The Academy houses more than 700 students from Kindergarten to Grade 9
  • The Academy is the largest standalone Muslim academic school in North America

Project Owner:
Edmonton Islamic Academy
Prime Contractor:
Aman Building Corp.
Barr Ryder Architects & Interior Designers
Kalwall translucent wall panel system
February 2006

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