More articles by Nick St. Denis

Why are Commercial Buildings Getting Bigger?

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Commercial buildings are getting larger. In recent years, the size of commercial buildings has grown at a more rapid pace than the increase of the amount of buildings itself, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). But why? The … Continue reading

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AIA Show Hits Glass and Glazing Industry’s Hot Topics

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention 2015 wrapped up Saturday afternoon in Atlanta after three days sporting a busy show floor. The glass and glazing industry maintained a strong presence throughout the event, as exhibitors ranged from glass and … Continue reading

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“Custom” Word of Week for Door and Window Exhibitors at AIA

This week, exhibitors at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Atlanta are striving to show architects and prospective customers why they’re one of a kind. The words “custom” and “unique” have been trending on the show floor, and … Continue reading

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Plan Administrator in Dlubak Case Asks for Final Extension

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The plan administrator for Dlubak Corp.’s ongoing bankruptcy proceedings is requesting an extension of post-confirmation deadlines—again. For the fourth time since last August, Lawrence C. Bolla has filed a motion to extend post-confirmation deadlines for the case in the U.S. … Continue reading

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New Curtainwall Company Brings Veteran Take on Rejuvenated Market

The market for curtainwall is on the rise in North America, and a band of longtime industry members have come together to help curb the demand. Jim Mitchell, former president of Gamma Window & Walls, has joined industry veterans Bob … Continue reading

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sedak Ramping up Efforts in North America

sedak's new 145-meter-long production line is fully automated to produce insulating glass units up to 3.2 meters by 15 meters. (photo: Rene Muller)

In 2007, glass fabricating company sedak was established to provide oversized, high quality lites of glass for niche projects. But a growing market and increased demand for large applications of glass—led in part by the efforts of Apple and its … Continue reading

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A Family Affair: Fifth-Generation NYC Glazier Breaking the Mold

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Having been in business for 128 years, New York City contract glazier David Shuldiner Inc. has seen a lot of firsts—its first window, its first curtainwall, its first glass staircase. Two weeks ago, however, the family business took on something … Continue reading

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Viracon Lead Times “Back to What Customers Expect”

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Due to a spike in demand in 2014, Owatonna, Minn.-based glass fabricator Viracon was forced last August to put a temporary halt on new project bookings that required glass prior to April 1 of this year. The company has since … Continue reading

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Baltimore Area Glaziers Work to Get City Back up to Speed

While the city of Baltimore recovers from the devastating riots and protestor confrontations with police Monday evening, the area’s contract glaziers and retailers have been busy helping rebuild some of the worst-hit spots. Among the extensive damage—including a reported 144 … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Gets Exhibitors in the Game

J. Sussman Inc. is one of 68 companies--many locally-based--exhibiting at Glass Expo Northeast in Hauppauge, N.Y.

The Glass Expo Northeast show floor has plenty of the glass and glazing industry’s national and international players exhibiting. But the event, which ran Thursday and Friday at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y., also provides a … Continue reading

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