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Volume 35, Number 3 March 2000

features

36 Knowing the Keys

Find out what it takes to take your company website to new heights.

44 Under One Umbrella

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), known for its fenestration rating
system in the residential market, has now introduced a similar system in the commercial arena. The NFRC’s Jim Benney outlines the Site Built Rating and Certification program.

48 Overnight Sensation

Now that many mirrors are being shipped in a parcel carrier environment, Menasha Corporation’s Michelle Papierniak discusses how the industry must alter its packaging methods.

52 Warm-Edge Spacers

Warm-edge spacers are quickly gaining in popularity, due in part to the energy-saving benefits these products offer.

56 Making a Statement

Architects are now viewing appearance as a main priority in the design of buildings.

columns

4 Issue at Hand

12 The Farnady Files

14 From the Fabricator

16 Going Global

18 Glaziers Guild

20 Fenestration Focus

80 “The Business”

departments

  6 Dear USG
22 News Now
24 Mergers & Acquisitions
26 Media Outlet
28 Financial Flash
30 Safety Savvy
34 Distribution & Production
58 Showcase
62 Freebies
66 On the Dot
68 People


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