CRL-U.S. Aluminum Revamps Series 900 Terrace Door Design with A.D.A. Compliant Features and Performance Upgrades

New A.D.A. Low Profile Threshold and AAMA Performance Rating Add Value and Durability to Popular High Performance Terrace Door.

LOS ANGELES, CA - December 2, 2014 - CRL-U.S. Aluminum, a leading manufacturer of architectural systems, proudly reintroduces the Series 900 Terrace Door with new high performance elements and A.D.A-compliant features that enhance the overall function of this popular terrace door for the brand.

The all-new Series 900 boasts the fenestration industry's notable AAMA AW-PG55 rating for high performance doors in commercial buildings, while providing project stakeholders and end-users with A.D.A.-Compliant options that maintain a modern, elegant aesthetic. With an array of advanced features, these dynamic terrace doors seamlessly connect indoor and outdoor spaces in an inspiring selection of out-swing systems that appeal to performance, space dimensions, and the overall architectural vision.

Series 900 Terrace Doors' thick 2-1/4" door profile and 1" x 4-1/2" frame features reinforced double polyamide glass strips that produce a superior thermally broken system with enhanced protection against the elements. These components also provide terrace doors with low profile A.D.A. compliant thresholds that are designed to accommodate individuals with disabilities, and promote Universal Design initiatives that make buildings more inclusive and accessible.

The Series 900 is designed to withstand heavy traffic, making it well-suited for hotels, lofts, condominiums, and high-rise residences. For added benefit, Series 900 Terrace Doors include an elegant handle with a secure five-point stainless steel locking devices for single doors, and seven-point on pairs of doors that maximize security and safety. U.S. Aluminum's redesigned hardware is available in three appealing styles and 12 finishes and colors that meet contemporary design needs.

"Without compromising elegance or build quality, we have redesigned our Series 900 Terrace Doors to continue to meet the specialized needs of architects, glazing contractors, and end-users, which remains a top priority for CRL-U.S. Aluminum," says Gerald Hendrick, President of U.S. Aluminum. "The Series 900's newly incorporated high performance features are a testament to CRL-U.S. Aluminum's commitment to improving and innovating an already trusted product line."

About C.R. Laurence
C.R. Laurence is an ISO9001:2008 certified premier manufacturer and supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries, with service centers located throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia. The crlaurence.com web site is a proven resource for the glass and glazing industry; usalum.com is a prized resource for the U.S. Aluminum architectural product lines; crl-arch.com provides architects, designers, and specifiers with design-related information on new products. For more information contact C.R. Laurence at (800) 421-6144 or askus@crlaurence.com

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