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Green Globes Ratings System Helping in Environmentally-Friendly Building

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If you’re going to spend the necessary money in making sure the process of constructing a new building is environmentally-friendly, you might as well get the most for your dollar by using the Green Globes ratings system. That was the … Continue reading

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Remembering Albert S. Hershkopf

“My husband was a legend in the glass industry,” says Donna Hershkopf of her husband, Albert S. Hershkopf, 87, who passed away this past Sunday. He was the president and 65-year employee of Novelty, Columbia and Energipane Glass in Lombard, … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Rises

Nonresidential construction spending increased 1.6 percent on a monthly basis in October after declining 1.3 percent in September, according to the December 2 release by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a year-over-year basis, nonresidential construction spending is down 0.7 percent … Continue reading

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GlassCon Global Opens Call For Papers

GlassCon Global, a brand-new conference dedicated to driving innovation in glass technology, has opened its call for papers for its 2014 event. Organized by the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and FCA International, GlassCon Global will be held in … Continue reading

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Jeff Henderson Joins AEC Staff

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) has hired Jeff Henderson as its director of member services, effective January 1. Henderson brings with him 20 years of executive-level experience at major companies within the aluminum industry. Over the last ten years, starting … Continue reading

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Greco Awarded Railing Package in Two Residential High-Rise Towers

Windsor, Ontario-based Greco Aluminum Railings Ltd. has been selected to design and manufacture the railings on two 36-story towers; the 3 eleven Bowie apartment tower in downtown Austin, Texas, and the Key West Condos in Etobicoke, located in Toronto, Ontario’s … Continue reading

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