More articles by Nick St. Denis

Csehi Joins Consulting Collaborative as Managing Principal

Dennis Csehi has been appointed managing principal of the Consulting Collaborative’s Western office in Denver. Csehi, a past president of the Glass Association of North America, brings years of experience in the glass, solar and made-to-order specialty industries. His background … Continue reading

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Better Building Challenge Adds More Than 20 New Partners

The Energy Department announced last week that more than 20 new partners have joined the Better Building Challenge, committing to improve energy efficiency across their respective building portfolios by 20 percent over the next ten years. “The Better Buildings Challenge … Continue reading

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Architect Bjarke Ingels has BIG Views on Glass

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A new exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., provides a window into lauded architect Bjarke Ingels’ work. It also provides a window into how he looks at glass—or more specifically, how he looks through it. “I think … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Prepared to Hire in 2015

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Construction demand has grown steadily the past few years and, by most accounts, that trend will continue through 2015. So to meet the demand, firms across the country are prepared to bring in the necessary help—or at least as much … Continue reading

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Release of HPD Version 2 Set for March

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The Health Product Declaration (HPD), an increasingly used disclosure tool for reporting product content and associated health information for building products and materials, continues to evolve and will reach an important milestone in the next two months. HPD Collaborative announced … Continue reading

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Tecnoglass Gains U.S. Base through Acquisition of Glasswall Assets

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The United States currently accounts for more than half of Colombia-based glass company Tecnoglass’ revenue, so it only made sense for it to establish a manufacturing base in the country—something it had lacked until now. Tecnoglass, headquartered in Barranquilla, Colombia, … Continue reading

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Curtainwall Mock-Up Bolsters Chicago’s Local 63 Training

Apprentices at the Local 63 apprentice training center install pre-glazed curtainwall.

The architectural and ornamental ironworkers union of Chicago (Local 63) has been around for more than a century, and over the last few decades, pre-glazed curtainwall has represented a big part of the group’s work—and that will continue to be … Continue reading

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Canadian Standards Board Committee Still Working on New Wired Glass Standard

The Canadian General Standards Board’s (CGSB) Committee on Glass’s efforts to update the country’s national standard for wired glass still continue. The CGSB announced in November 2013 that it had begun working on a new edition of the standard and … Continue reading

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Panasonic Gives Window to Future with Transparent Displays, ‘Interactive Mirror’

The Japanese electronics company Panasonic continues to look for ways to maximize the uses and applications of digital displays. One of its most recent prototypes related to those efforts is a display on glass windows. The company announced this week … Continue reading

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New Giroux Glass CEO Aims to Carry on Ambitions of Predecessor

Fourteen years ago, it was Anne-Merelie Murrell’s “enthusiasm and integrity” that drew Nataline Lomedico to the Giroux Glass company. A decade and a half later, Lomedico says the manner in which that enthusiasm and integrity is reflected in the company itself … Continue reading

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