More articles by Nick St. Denis

USGlass Kicks Off Second Annual Pro Football Pick’em Challenge

USGlass magazine and USGNN.com™ have kicked off the second annual Pro Football Pick’em Challenge for members of the architectural glass and glazing industry. The pool is free to enter. Participants simply log in each week to pick each NFL game … Continue reading

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Hawaii Agency to Address “Glass Rule” Petition for Another Project

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Hawaii’s community development agency has a decision to make next week regarding its “glass rule.” That decision, however, won’t be the end of discussion surrounding the regulation. Highrise projects in the Kakaako district of Honolulu are required to utilize glass … Continue reading

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Contractor Sentenced for False Statements Regarding Injured Worker Incident

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Safety equipment and proper worker protection is crucial among all trades in the construction industry, and another roofing contractor has been made an example of just why that is. Earlier this month, Russellville, Ala.-based steel and roofing contractor Marcus Borden … Continue reading

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Developer has Hawaii’s “Glass Rule” in its Crosshairs

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A commercial real estate developer is at odds with a development authority in Hawaii over the glass used in one of its high-rise projects. The Symphony Honolulu mixed-use condominium tower is under construction in the Kakaako district of Hawaii, where … Continue reading

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Washington State Family Files Lawsuit Against School for Wired Glass

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Yet another lawsuit has surfaced as a result of a wired glass injury sustained at a school. Austin Woods and his mother, Lisa, have filed a complaint in the state of Washington against the Auburn School District for damages suffered … Continue reading

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Former Cardinal Shower Execs Start New Venture in Louisville

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Two industry veterans have taken note of a heightened demand for custom fabricated tempered glass, and they plan to do something about it. Greg Abrams and Chris Murphy, former president and vice president, respectively, of Hoskin & Muir Inc.—parent company … Continue reading

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n-tech Report: Optimistic Outlook for Dynamic Glazing

“Smart windows” may turn out to be a smart investment, according to a recent study. Last month, industry analyst firm n-tech Research released a report titled “Smart Windows Materials Markets: 2015-2022.” According to the report, materials used in smart windows … Continue reading

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ICC, ASHRAE Outline Roles for New Green Construction Code

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It took some time, but isn’t that the case with all things code-related? After nearly two years of hashing out the details, the International Code Council (ICC) recently signed a final agreement with ASHRAE, outlining each organization’s role in the … Continue reading

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Pertici Staking its Claim in the United States

Mark Chesbrough, formerly of Elumatec, is starting Italy-based Pertici's first subsidiary in the United States.

After 50 years, Italy-based Pertici Industries is opening its first ever subsidiary, Pertici-North America, in the United States. And for help, it has called upon an industry veteran on the West Coast who knows a thing or two about the … Continue reading

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The Future of Technology and the Construction Worker

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In the not-so-distant past, Rob McKinney was on a jobsite doing a safety inspection for his construction company when he spotted a worker “top-stepping” a ladder—with two feet on top of an eight-foot ladder working in the ceiling. McKinney, who … Continue reading

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