More articles by Ellen Rogers

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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Tempering Division Continues to Develop New Work Items

: GANA’s Tempering Division focused on updates to various GIBs and other documents during the Annual Conference.

The Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Tempering Division session rounded out the group’s Annual Meeting, which is taking place this week in Orlando, Fla. The division has a number of Glass Informational Bulletins (GIB) in development stages, and is … Continue reading

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GANA Members Recognized; Laminated Group Hears Update on Glass in Railings Standard Development

GANA members were recognized for their dedication to the industry as part of the inaugural member of the year awards.

It was tough for those who knew Greg Carney to keep a dry eye during the inaugural Glass Association of North America Awards (GANA) Reception, which included the debut of the C. Gregory Carney GANA Member of the Year Award. … Continue reading

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GANA’s Decorative and Mirror Divisions Agree to Merge During Annual Conference

The Decorative Division and Mirror Division have agreed to join forces as one division within GANA. The proposal must now be approved by the board.

Decorative glass and mirror discussions were some of the biggest topics on today’s agenda of the Glass Association of North America’s Annual Conference taking place in Orlando, Fla. During the Fall Conference last September the Mirror Division had discussed the … Continue reading

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GANA’s Annual Conference Opens with Energy Discussions

GANA Annual Conference attendees have been taking part in various energy-related discussions.

Good news for the glass industry opened the 2014 Glass Association of North America Annual Conference today in Orlando, Fla. During the Energy Division meeting code consultant Tom Culp provided a report on the recent news about the vote within … Continue reading

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CIT Confirms Ruling on Chinese Curtainwall

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The Court of International Trade (CIT) is standing behind its decision that Chinese curtainwall units imported into the U.S. are subject to trade remedy orders. The ruling was issued yesterday in a case brought forth last fall by Yuanda challenging … Continue reading

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