Volume 48, Issue 1
January 2013

features

When, Where, Why?
Fire-rated glazing has seen exponential changes over the past two decades. For architects, understanding how to design with and use these materials can ensure a safe, sound environment.

Long on Education
Plan now to attend Glass Expo Northeast 2013, offering the latest products, education, networking and more.

Up and Up
Take a look at our second annual glass usage forecast and see which segments may be keeping the glazing industry busy.

Disappearing Demountables
Demountable glass partitions in offices have in the past been considered “furniture,” a designation that means they can be depreciated faster than interior construction. But are glazing contractors losing out on revenue as these systems become more permanent?

Do You Know Joe?
USGlass publisher Debra Levy sits down with Apogee’s CEO Joseph Puishys for an exclusive interview.

Reinventing the Window
See how one supplier is touting the use of vinyl as a valid alternative to aluminum in commercial applications. Find out the company’s plans for expansion into this market and how it is educating the industry about vinyl’s potential.

columns
GANA Perspectives
The Daily Bind

The Business

departments
News Now
Contract Glazing
Industry Outlook

Financial Flash
Energy & Environment

Global Update
Legislation & Legal
Acquisitions & Mergers

Codes & Regulations
Distribution & Production
Showcase
Newsmakers

Safety


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