Volume 45, Issue 7 - July 2010

features

 

Celebrating the Sun
One glass fabrication company is taking advantage of the solar energy craze—by introducing panels to its rooftop, not its production line. Get tips for greening your company with our profile

Allowable Strength of Glass
This guide offers some first steps to design safely with glass for today’s ever-increasing threats.

Construction After the Real Estate Boom
In the first part of this two part series, learn what actions you should take before agreeing to accept a job in order to equalize the playing field between you and the end user of your product.

ICC Updates Glass Codes
The International Code Council approved several changes to glass-related items for publication in its 2012 I-Codes. Learn how these changes will affect you.

departments
Mergers & Acquisitions
Contract Glazing
Solar Watch
Financial Flash
Distribution & Production
Showcase
Newsmakers

columns
Issue at Hand
GANA Perspectives
Buyers Block
The Business


Special Sections

Architects’ Guide to Glass
AIA Preview: Miami Visitors Take a New View of Sun and Surf

ON THE COVER:
Glass is being asked to withstand an ever-increasing number of natural and man-made hazards. Turn to page 28 for tips on safely using glass.


Shattered glass photo courtesy of Fenestration Testing Lab.

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