Wheaton Sprague provided stamped calculations for the anchorage of the sunshade light shelf systems for Tinker AFB. Sunshades and other external shading systems not only deliver outstanding functionality but also help a building surface create a distinctive look. Through shading the building facade they control the amount of solar gain thus reducing cooling loads while maintaining external vision and maximizing daylight.
Tinker is a major U.S. Air Force base, with tenant U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense missions located in southeast Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area.
Originally known as Midwest Air Depot, Tinker is named in honor of Oklahoma native Major General Clarence L. Tinker, the first Native American Major General.
Tinker is the headquarters of the Air Force Materiel Command’s (AFMC) Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC), which is the worldwide manager for a wide range of aircraft, engines, missiles, software and avionics and accessories components