• Trex Commercial Products’ Ascent Glass Windscreen System seamlessly blends into the outdoor dining area on this Skydeck terrace and complements the sleek design of the building’s façade.
  • The Ascent Windscreen System features 9/16” clear, tempered, laminated glass with SGP interlayer, providing a sturdy, transparent shield against wind.
  • On the northwest side of the building, the windscreen system creates an “al fresco” experience for residents who want to enjoy the outdoor terrace areas – and the spectacular views.
  • Designed to withstand 80psf wind loads – 8x the industry standard for windscreens – Ascent is ideally suited for the outdoor pool area creating a protected and comfortable environment with stunning views of downtown Raleigh.
  • At a standard height of 6 ft., the Ascent Windscreen System provides ample coverage for furniture and patrons throughout the outdoor terrace areas.
  • The Ascent Glass Windscreen is post-supported and attached using baseplates with epoxy anchors, as shown here on the north side of the building.

F.N.B. Tower – 501 Fayetteville

Location Raleigh, North Carolina
Architect Olson Architectural Products
Contractor Choate Construction
Glazier Pioneer Glass

F.N.B. Tower at 501 Fayetteville is a spectacular mixed-use 22-story project anchored by First National Bank, offering the finest in Class A office and retail space, along with 239 luxury apartments with world-class amenities known to residents and locals as “The Faye.” At 420,000-square-feet, the massive tower is the latest addition to the Raleigh skyline with its sleek, modern design, featuring low-emissivity floor-to-ceiling windows, metal skin and vertical mirror glass fins. F.N.B. Tower represents one of Trex Commercial Products’ largest windscreen projects, boasting 271 linear feet of the company’s award-winning Ascent™ Glass Windscreen surrounding the outdoor pool area and two Skydeck terraces, facing north and south, offering unparalleled views of North Carolina’s capital city.