glasstec 2014 is just three months away. Are you planning to attend?
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From glass that you can write on and wipe clean to products that help create a comfortable and safe environment, exhibitors this year featured many different glazing products. In part one of this month's newscast we take a look back at some of these options. Click HERE to watch the video on ... [Full Story]
Check out USGlass and DWM magazine's continuing video coverage of GlassBuild America which concluded yesterday. Today we take a look at sliding wall systems, vinyl windows, hardware and other components. Click HERE to watch the video on ... [Full Story]
GlassBuild America continues in Las Vegas and today USGlass and Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine editors focus on the latest equipment and software. Find out what new developments may be right for your business. Also learn what exhibitors are excited to ask attendees. Click HERE to watch the video on ... [Full Story]
As part of the construction community, the fenestration industry utilizes plenty of hardware. Software, however, has also staked its claim. Among the more than 330 industry suppliers exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas are a handful of software companies that specialize in helping businesses streamline their operations, cut costs and stay organized. “Our industry is extremely competitive with glaziers that are forward-thinking,” says Building Envelope Software Technologies (BEST) general manager of sales Josh Rudd. “When ... [Full Story]
Apple loves glass, and it’s stocking up on the patents to prove it. The company was awarded a patent last month by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its infamous glass cube building design, as featured at its flagship Manhattan store. The patent, which is good for 14 years and can be viewed here, features an “ornamental design” that consists of 15 lites of glass. The 32-foot-tall structure initially was made of 90 lites but was ... [Full Story]
According to the American Bird Conservancy, an estimated 300 million to 1 billion birds die each year from collisions with glass on everything, from skyscrapers to homes. “Birds can’t see glass [and] they don’t understand the same cues [humans do]. They treat the world very literally,” says Christine Sheppard, bird collisions campaign manager for the American Bird Conservancy (ABC). “If they see trees on the other side of a glass wall, they don’t know there’s an ... [Full Story]
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