More articles by Nick St. Denis

Mild Storm Season “Best Time to Get Prepared”

Tropical storm Hannah, which formed and dissipated near the end of October, was the eighth named storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. According to the National Hurricane Center, on average, the eighth storm is typically named by September 24, … Continue reading

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Enclos, Harmon Flip Spots on ENR Top-20 Firm List

Engineering News-Record (ENR) released its “Top 600 Specialty Contractors” list this past week, and with it, ENR’s top-20 list of firms in glazing and curtainwall. All 20 firms combined had a revenue of just under $1.1 billion in 2013, with the … Continue reading

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Eue, Bjergo Join the Forel Service Team

Forel North America has hired Nick Eue and Scott Bjergo as service technicians. The two joined the company this summer, have undergone extensive training and are already actively installing equipment in the field according to Forel. “Both men have extensive … Continue reading

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Greenbuild Seeing the Daylight

The conversation on natural light was ongoing throughout the week on the Greenbuild 2014 show room floor in New Orleans. While showcasing the environmental aspect of their respective products, glass- and fenestration-related exhibitors also stressed the significance of daylighting as … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Rules Day for Glass, Fenestration at Greenbuild

As members of all different sectors of the construction industry walk the show floor at Greenbuild 2014, the trends are pretty clear. Jerry Mose, director of sales at Pennsylvania-based glazier RA Kennedy & Sons, is one of the many attendees … Continue reading

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Trend Toward BIM Calls for Glaziers to Get on Board

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As Building Information Modeling (BIM) continues to build a presence in the construction industry, expectations are sky-high for the digital resource. “So many benefits are derived from BIM—from the building owner, to the architect, to the general contractor, and it … Continue reading

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Johnson, Darigo, Lewis the Latest USGlass Pick’em Winners

A week after Andy Johnson of the Solar Seal Company claimed a victory in the USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge, the Challenge’s first-ever tie was had between APG International’s Tom Darigo—a second-time winner—and Steve Lewis of Technical Glass Products. In … Continue reading

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USGlass Wins Construction Writers Award for School Safety Coverage

USGlass magazine has been named the winner of a prestigious Boger Award by the Construction Writers Association (CWA) for its May issue devoted to school safety. The award is based on the feature articles in the May 2013 School Safety issue … Continue reading

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PPI Reports Show Dip in Flat Glass Prices in September

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Flat glass prices dropped in September by the same amount they rose the month before. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices dipped 0.7 percent from August to September … Continue reading

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DOE Sets New Green Standards for Federal Buildings

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a rule aimed at ensuring federal buildings use proper energy certifications. The rule, which goes into effect November 13, makes certain that in cases where agencies choose to use green building certification systems … Continue reading

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