More articles by Nick St. Denis

CSI’s First Female Distinguished Member ‘Honored and Humbled’

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Alana Sunness Griffith was plenty grateful when she learned of her nomination as a Distinguished Member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) earlier this year. When she later learned the importance of her nomination in particular, her level of appreciation … Continue reading

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Industry-Related Code Proposals See Mixed Results at ICC Hearings

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) Group C Public Comment Hearings wrapped up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this past weekend. The hearings, which ran from Wednesday to Saturday, saw the approval and disapproval of a few industry-related code proposals. Code proposal … Continue reading

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EEOC Files Suit Against Oran Safety Glass for Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Oran Safety Glass Inc. this week, alleging that the manufacturer violated federal law when it fired a female employee because she was pregnant. According to the EEOC’s complaint, Nicole … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ Welcomes Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC as Exhibitor

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Trulite, of Deerfield Beach, … Continue reading

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North Carolina’s Temporary Low-E Building Code Rule Rejected by Review Commission

A temporary rule that allowed North Carolina permit holders to opt-out of using low-E fenestration products in residential construction has been rejected by the North Carolina Rules Review Commission (RRC). The Council recently enacted an emergency rule in the state’s … Continue reading

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PPI Report Shows 0.7-Percent Increase in Flat Glass Prices in August

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Flat glass prices increased in August, regaining the upward trend they’ve seen for much of the year. According to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued this week by the U.S. Labor Department, flat glass prices jumped 0.7 percent … Continue reading

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Virginia Court Affirms Judgment Holding Employer Liable for On-Job Safety Violations

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As far as at least one court is concerned, the presence of a jobsite supervisor is enough to make a company liable for the actions of its employees on the job. Last week, the Court of Appeals of Virginia affirmed … Continue reading

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New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements,” OSHA enacted a final rule that will require … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 adds Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® to Slate

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® will display its products to close the … Continue reading

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Companies Make Final Pitch as GlassBuild Comes to Close

The 330-plus industry suppliers at GlassBuild America 2014 wrapped up their exhibits in Las Vegas Thursday—some with a longer trip home than others. Onyx, which recently partnered with AGC Glass Company North America, was one of those companies, showing its … Continue reading

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