More articles by Ellen Rogers

Presenters Take a Look at Glazing Opportunities in Aesthetics and Performance

One of the most attractive features glass can offer as a building material is that it can be combined with different technologies to provide a high-performance product. Consider, for example, an interlayer material that can be used for not only … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

GPD Presentation Reviews One Project with a Higher Calling

When it comes to the latest developments in glazing technologies, Glass Performance Days is considered a must-attend event. Six tracks offer a look at a range of topics, including architectural challenges and solutions for facades. As part of this segment … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Are You Prepared to Fail? GPD Presenter Says Failure is Good

CIRE874WoAAhpGb

In Silicon Valley, the culture is to fail. With rapidly evolving technology and innovations, perhaps this is a mindset that the glass industry, too, should consider. “Let’s fail together,” suggested architect Kai-Uwe Bergman, partner with the firm BIG, today during … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are You Ready for Increasingly Stringent Codes? CGA Presentation Provides Education and Awareness

CGAStanley_format

Something code, something new and what can we do? That’s how Stanley Yee of Dow Corning opened his keynote discussion yesterday during the Canadian Glass Association’s (CGA) Glass Connections Conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He provided an overview of the various … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Energy Drives Discussions During Glass Connections Conference

John Hodder with Entuitive discussed cold climate glazing and energy codes during the CGA’s Glass Connections Conference today in Saskatoon, Saskatechewan.

The Canadian city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is located north of Montana and North Dakota and has a population of approximately a million people. This week, it’s also host to the Canadian Glass Association’s (CGA) Glass Connections conference, where industry contract glaziers, fabricators … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Sense of Engagement: Architects Discuss School Design

Inside the halls of what will become the new Sandy Hook Elementary School two stories of glass will help provide students and faculty a connection to the outdoors and to nature. No one expected that much glass, according to Julia … Continue reading

Posted in News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Energy and Aesthetics: Key Focus Areas for AIA Exhibitors

Architects continue to be interested in energy performance and aesthetics. And for many exhibitors at the 2015 American Institute of Architects National Convention (AIA), the focus is on providing glazing solutions and options to meet those demands. The show is … Continue reading

Posted in News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Update: Texas Court Still to Issue Final Judgment in Skylight File Case

gavel

A Tarrant County, Texas, jury recently decided one man’s fall through a skylight was worth a $33.8 million verdict in his favor. Motions seeking entry of judgment by both parties are due April 30 and a hearing is scheduled for … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

GANA Annual Conference Opens with Thermal Stress Discussions

Thermal stress conditions in heat-strengthened spandrel glass was the opening discussion topic during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Tempering Division meeting. The group met today as part of GANA’s 2015 Annual Conference, taking place at the Paris Las … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jobsite Monitoring as You Know it is About to Change

What if you could inspect the ongoing glazing installation on a high-rise tower without ever leaving the ground? The idea isn’t all that impossible when you think about the potential use of “drones” on construction sites. While their commercial use … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment