Volume 48, Issue 5
May 2013

features

Let There Be Light
After the shootings in Newtown, Conn., questions were raised about the use of glass in schools and safety--can schools be filled with natural light and still be secure?

Strong Enough?
Within the national discussion on protecting students from violent attacks comes talk about how building design can make schools safer. Impact glass is central to that discussion.

Beyond ABCs and 123s
In his BEC Conference keynote Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian Industries’ global flat glass group, addressed the performance attributes of glass that can help keep it a viable building component.

State of School Safety
Check out these recent developments designed to help you be more efficient and productive at work.

Fire Drill
Code requirements mandate the use of fire-rated materials in educational facilities, but where, exactly, must it be used? Find the answer here.

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