More articles by Ellen Rogers

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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AGC Launches Energy Select 20

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Following the introduction of its triple-silver Energy Select 28, AGC is now offering a new high-performing coating on three of its most popular tinted substrates: Pure Bronze, Pure Grey and Meadow Green. According to the company, Energy Select 20 provides … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increase in 224 out of 339 Metro Areas; Demand Rebounds, Labor Shortages Worry Firms

Construction employment expanded in 224 metro areas, declined in 64 and was stagnant in 51 between November 2013 and November 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). … Continue reading

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AGC Glass Announces Sale of U.S. Commercial Fabrication Division

AGC Glass Company North America, a leading manufacturer of glass and glass-related products, announced today the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC. According to the announcement, AGC holds a leading … Continue reading

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Trulite Acquires AGC’s U.S. Fabrication Assets

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC today announced it has acquired the U.S. commercial fabrication assets of AGC Glass Company North America Inc. AGC residential assets are not part of the acquisition and will be retained by AGC. Financial terms … Continue reading

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Key Communications Halloween Costume Contest Winners Announced

Key Communications, parent company to USGlass magazine/USGNN.com™, celebrated Halloween with a costume contest for team members. This year’s top prize went to Chris Bunn, video producer, who dressed up as Monty Python’s The Black Knight. Bunn captured the majority of … Continue reading

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