Crystal Window supplies 1,532 Magnus commercial vinyl windows in Queens : NYREJ

Queens, NY Crystal Window & Door Systems has supplied 1,532  heavy-commercial vinyl windows for the recently completed One Flushing project. This development represents one of the largest uses to date of the new Crystal uPVC Magnus Series 4500 products. The Magnus architecturally-rated European-inspired vinyl windows provide the strength and durability of aluminum windows yet offer the energy efficiency and low maintenance associated with vinyl window technology. One Flushing is a multi-generational affordable and senior housing development with 231 apartments.  The rental units range from studio to three bedrooms and are set aside for defined income bracket tenants.  A 10-story building with 400 ft. of frontage, One Flushing is located at 133-45 41st Ave. in the Flushing neighborhood.  While one building, the structure used a “sawtooth” offset facade and both light and dark grey textured face brick to break up the monolithic appearance and give the aesthetic illusion of multiple buildings. For the project, Crystal provided a total of 533 Magnus Series 4500 In-Swing Casement and 999 Magnus Series 4500 Fixed Picture windows as well as 418 louver panels to fill the building’s ...

2019 Audi TT Gets More Standard Features, Refined Exterior Design

Audi’s update to the 2019 TT coupe and roadster is mild. Differences between the new TT and its predecessor are difficult to identify without a keen eye and a magnifying glass. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other changes underneath. There are new engines and more standard features for 2019 along with refined exterior styling.   The 2019 Audi TT will come with one turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with two different tunes in three trims – 40 TFSI, 45 TFSI, and 45 TFSI Quattro. The base 40 TFSI engine produces 197 horsepower (145 kilowatts) and 236 pound-feet (320 Newton-meters) of torque. The 45 TFSI and TFSI Quattro powertrains deliver 245 hp (180 kW) and 272 lb-ft (370 Nm) of torque). The Audi TTS 2.0-liter engine produces 306 hp (225 kW) and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) of torque.  The front-wheel-drive 40 TFSI and 45 TFSI come with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed S Tronic transmission. The S Tronic is the only transmission available for the 45 TFSI Quattro trim. The TTS comes with Quattro all-wheel drive and the seven-speed S Tronic transmission as standard.  For 2019, Audi has expanded the amount of standard equipment you get in an entry-level TT. Standard features now ...