Volume 47, Issue 3
March 2012

features

Special Contract Glazing Section


USGlass highlights the industry’s top contract glaziers; their hopes and fears for 2012; and some of the growing areas of work for contract glaziers.

Multifamily Construction Stays Strong, Still Offers Challenges to Glazing Contractors

Looking Up
USGlass magazine has released its first annual glass usage forecast for the year ahead.

“Balconygate”
USGlass takes a look at how city officials are cleaning up condo railing construction following last year’s high-profile incidents of broken glass.

Stealth Bomber
Arturo Carrillo, who recently joined Grey Mountain Partners, talks to USGlass about the past and the future.

BEC Booms
See what’s happening at this year’s annual Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference in Las Vegas.

Fractured Fairy Tale
A boom in fracking business, which uses the same sand as used in glass manufacturing, results in increased sand prices.

departments

Issue @ Hand
GANA Perspectives
The Business

columns
News Now
Company News
Global Update
Energy & Environment
Solar Watch
Codes & Standards
Showcase
NewsMakers
Reviews & Previews

special section

Architects’ Guide to Glass
First in Fashion

Decorative Glass
Colorful Expressions


Decorative Glass

on the cover

Readers who receive USGlass in the mail see contract glazing take center stage in this issue, featured in a special section that begins on page 24.

Photo: Enclos Inc.

Those attending the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference being held March 18-20 in Las Vegas see a special cover. Turn to page 52 for details.


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