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ASHRAE Seeks to Withdraw ASHRAE 90.1 Addendum “cx”

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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) has put forth a proposal to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to withdraw addendum “cx-2010” from the text of ASHRAE 90.1, “Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential … Continue reading

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EPA Looks at Energy Star Commercial Buildings Program

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently is conducting a survey to help it “evaluate and develop a new Energy Star recognition for commercial buildings.” “We are looking to you, our stakeholders, to help us design a recognition that your organization … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Proposal Regarding Dynamic Glazing in Residential Applications

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and today the committee approved a proposal regarding dynamic glazing. Proposal CE161, part 2, introduced by Dr. Helen Sanders, Sage Electrochromics, proposed that the International Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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ICC Disapproves Proposals Regarding Overhangs

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and today the committee disapproved two proposals related to overhangs. RE66 was proposed by Don Surrena, CBO, representing National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and his proposal … Continue reading

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J & S Machine Signs on to Exhibit at Glass Expo Midwest™ 2013

J & S Machine Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Midwest™ expo this fall. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg (Chicago), Ill., October 31-November … Continue reading

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® CEO to Speak at International Symposium

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope CEO Ted Hathaway will provide a presentation titled “Dynamic, Adaptive Building Envelopes” at the University of Calgary’s “Building Dynamics: Exploring Architecture of Change” symposium on Saturday, April 27. The symposium is designed to bring educators, architects, engineers, manufacturers … Continue reading

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Williams Joins Wausau as Sales Rep

Wausau Window and Wall Systems has named Russell Williams as its architectural sales representative serving customers in upstate New York, Connecticut, western Massachusetts, Vermont and southern Quebec and southern Ontario. Williams previously worked with Wausau’s long-time customer, Colorado-based glazing contractor … Continue reading

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Minnesota Armory Uses Dynamic Glass from Sage in Renovation Project

The Minnesota National Guard Armory in Pine City, Minn., is using dynamic glass from Sage Electrochromics to help improve the effectiveness of soldier training in the facility, according to information from the company. The 1976-built Armory, home to Troop B, … Continue reading

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