Today’s News for 20 March 2013

Culp Discusses Building Codes and Energy Efforts During BEC Conference

Energy efficiency and the role that glass and glazing products can play in high-performance buildings was a key discussion point during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which concluded yesterday at the Plant Hollywood … Continue reading

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ANSI EESCC Issues General Call for Input on Energy-Efficiency Standards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) has issued a general call for input regarding current or forthcoming standards, codes, guidelines and conformance programs related to energy efficiency standardization in the built environment, as well … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Continues to Improve

The Architectural Billings Index (ABI) is continuing to rise, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The February ABI score was 54.9, up slightly from a mark of 54.2 in January. The ABI reflects the … Continue reading

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BEC 2013 Offers Education and Networking Opportunities


The 2013 Building Envelope Conference (BEC) brought the contract glazing industry together with a program designed to help better the industry. Contract glaziers, fabricators and other industry suppliers learned about topics such as window-to-wall ratios, fenestration testing, leadership and much … Continue reading

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