More articles by Ellen Rogers

NFPA Proposals Could Impact Fire-Rated Glazing

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NFPA 80 is currently undergoing public comment. The standard regulates the installation and maintenance of assemblies and devices used to protect openings in walls, floors, and ceilings against the spread of fire and smoke within, into, or out of buildings. … Continue reading

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Innovative Glass Corp. Offes LC Privacy Glass

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Innovative Glass Corp. is promoting its liquid crystal switchable privacy glass, also known as LC Privacy Glass, or eGlass®, which can be used in a variety of applications including doors for intensive care unit (ICU) applications. The laminated glass has … Continue reading

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Consultant and Fabricator Panelists Take on Tough Questions from BEC Attendees

Consultants (from left to right) Stephane Hoffman, John Wheaton and Tony Childress, answered questions during a BEC panel discussion.

When Jon Kimberlain of Dow Corning Corp., welcomed attendees during Monday’s opening address, the chair of the BEC Conference told the crowd that this year’s event was designed to be interactive. And several panel discussions, covering topics such as different … Continue reading

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BEC Panelists Provide Insight on Various Glazing Systems

Contract glaziers taking part in this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America, had the opportunity to increase their level of knowledge and awareness about many different products and technologies. A panel discussion … Continue reading

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BEC Attendees Learn About Evolving Codes and Legislative Efforts

Topics ranging from building codes to legal issues were on the program during the second day of the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference, which is taking place in Las Vegas. Speakers included Tom Culp of … Continue reading

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BEC Presentations Offer a Close Look at Three Top Industry Topics

Building Information Modeling (BIM), energy and school security—all are important topics in today’s building market and in all of them, glass has a significant role it can play. Yesterday during the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) … Continue reading

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IGMA Members Discuss Future of IG and Gas Fills

Thursday afternoon during the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s (IGMA) Winter Meeting, attendees were invited to participate in a “Glass Performance for Energy-Efficient Fenestration” panel. Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services and IGMA technical consultant moderated the panel that included David … Continue reading

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Attendees Receive an Education about IG at IGMA 2014 Winter Meeting

Attendees focused on education during the final day of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2014 Winter Meeting, held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. With a variety of seminars encompassing topics from safety and investigating failures, … Continue reading

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Glass Industry and Related Companies Make Fortune’s Most Admired List

At first glance you might not think about glass when you see the name “Berkshire Hathaway,” but the company, led by Warren Buffet, does in fact have a place in the industry. MiTek Industries, a Berkshire-Hathaway company, acquired Portland, Ore.-based … Continue reading

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Chicago’s “The Ledge” Sets the Stage for a New Glass Innovation

The Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, in Chicago is an ideal place to learn about a new glass product. Sheathed in bronze glass, the tower stands 110 floors and, even from floor 99, you can feel the building sway—about 5 … Continue reading

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