Volume 46, Issue 7
August 2011

features

Annual Guide to Equipment and Machinery
New Start: A complete chart of new machinery
Getting the Machinery You’re Paying For
Process Efficiency: Cutting-edge equipment
Milan Machinista: The Vitrum preview

Green Design Award Finalists
While the entire industry wins when it comes to promoting glass’ green properties, we have three special projects here.

What’s Next for Glass in Green Building
USGBC is gearing up for its first international edition of Greenbuild, this October in Toronto.

Protective Windows for Productive Occupants
Fire-rated glass allowed two projects profiled here to make the most of the benefits of natural daylighting.

When Glass Pros Gather
The twelfth Glass Performance Days in Finland in review.



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Issue @ Hand
Buyers Block
GANA Perspectives
The Business

Special Sections

Architects’ Guide to Glass
Balancing Act

ON THE COVER:
The finalists of the USGlass Green Design Awards. Turn to page 42 for details.
Photos courtesy of (clockwise from top) AJS Studios Inc.; Frank Ooms; and Bill Lindhout, courtesy of Grand Rapids Christian Schools.

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