SOURCE: Duo-Gard Industries

Duo-Gard Industries

October 17, 2012 10:00 ET

Duo-Gard Announces 2012 Charging Station Design Contest

Winning Entry Will Be Built and Donated to the City of Philadelphia in Celebration of Greenbuild 2013

CANTON, MI--(Marketwire - Oct 17, 2012) - Duo-Gard, a leading innovator in high-performance translucent daylighting systems and architectural illumination, today announced it is accepting submissions for its Greenbuild 2012 Charging Station Design Contest. Architects, interior and industrial designers, engineers and students are welcome to submit conceptual renditions of a one-car solar charging station and canopy for a chance to have the design built and marketed nationwide by Duo-Gard. The winning design will also be donated in the designer's name at Greenbuild 2013.

All entries must be submitted by 1 p.m. PT on December 7, 2012. The winner will be awarded a three percent commission of gross sales for the design during a five year period.

"We are looking forward to the innovation and creativity we hope this contest will bring. Greenbuild is such a great show for the industry, and we hope this contest brings some friendly competition to San Francisco this year," said David Miller, President of Duo-Gard. "We're extremely excited to fabricate the finished product and are really looking forward to working with some of the finest minds in the industry."

The winning charging station and canopy entry will be economical, aesthetically pleasing and flexible in design. A limited number of runner-up designs will receive a two percent commission of gross sales for a five year period.

For the official contest rules and additional information, please visit

About Duo-Gard Industries Inc.:
Duo-Gard Industries Inc. is a leading innovator in high-performance translucent daylighting systems and architectural illumination, as well as custom canopies, shelters and outdoor structures. For over 28 years, Duo-Gard has advanced translucent technology with design, engineering, fabrication and installation of custom architectural products that enhance sustainability. Duo-Gard was established in 1984 and is based in Canton, MI. The company was honored in May 2012 as one of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in 2012. For additional information, please visit

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