Category: Sustainability

Minimizing Construction Waste: Stainless Steel Supports Sustainability and the Circular Economy

March 07, 2022 | Sustainability

Construction and demolition waste accounts for more than a third of all waste generated in the European Union. The statistic climbs even higher in North America. Fortunately, a paradigm shift is upon us. GKD stainless steel and metal fabric in architectural design and construction is an environmentally responsible and resource-efficient choice.



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Create Healthier Buildings with Metal Mesh

September 27, 2017 | Sustainability

As the leader and originator of flexible metal fabric for commercial buildings, GKD is a mainstay in the concept, design, engineering and installation of metal façades. Our focus is to utilize manufacturing design and engineering to produce innovative solutions, which has allowed us to put “new faces” on buildings of most every type, shape, size and age. By focusing on solar management, improving air quality, and aiding biophilic design, we are also helping to create healthier environments for people to work, learn and live in.

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Draw Attention and Transform Buildings into a Media Icon with GKD Mediamesh

September 13, 2017 | Sustainability

As the leading provider of woven metal fabric for architectural solutions worldwide, GKD has spent two decades innovating and perfecting transparent media façade technology. The result is Mediamesh®, a stainless steel wire mesh interwoven with LED lights that can transform any building into a dynamic, vivid experience of communication. Learn more in our latest blog post.

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Incorporate metal mesh into your next project to help earn LEED points

July 12, 2017 | Sustainability

As the A&D community works with facility managers and building owners to reduce the environmental impact of built spaces and meet new LEED standards, they need a variety of products that look great and offer substantial performance benefits over traditional façades. Woven metal mesh fabric from GKD is one solution to this complex problem.

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