More articles by Nick St. Denis

Throwback Thursday: Mirror, Mirror

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re going back to the early … Continue reading

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Bullitt Center Latest to Gain Living Building Challenge Certification

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The Living Building Challenge is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy “that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to rapidly diminish the gap between current limits and the end-game … Continue reading

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PNC Puts Façade to Test

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Test it before you buy it. Or in PNC Financial Services Group’s case: test it before you build it. The company has taken that concept to a whole new level over the past year and a half en route to … Continue reading

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Top Glass Closes Out with Big Talk

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Go big or go home? How about go big, then go home. Attendees of Wednesday’s Top Glass Conference and Exhibits 2015 were treated to a closing seminar by Louis Moreau of Architectural Glass of North America (AGNORA), who spoke about … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Be Safe

Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we look at a safety glazing … Continue reading

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Top Glass Attendees Get Exclusive Look into Upcoming Guardrail Standard

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An increased number of building guard failures in the Toronto area over the past few years—many involving glass infill panels falling catastrophically—has drawn a lot of attention and scrutiny of late. So the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is working to … Continue reading

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PPI Report: Flat Glass Prices Jump Nearly a Full Percent in March

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Flat glass prices rose 0.8 percent in March, following a 0.6-percent decrease in February, according to the latest Producer Price Index Report (PPI) issued by the U.S. Labor Department. The PPI program measures the average change over time in the selling prices … Continue reading

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Glazing is Bright in the Sunshine State

Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center in Dania Beach, Fla. [Crawford-Tracey]

To say that the construction industry in Florida took a major hit during the Great Recession would be an understatement. The state, however, has since bounced back in a big way. “The floodgates opened a year or so ago, particularly … Continue reading

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New Certification Program Aims to Put Glazing Community Ahead of Curve

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It’s time for the glazing community to step up its game—or at least prove that its game is already there. That was the general thinking in establishing the new North American Contractor Certification for Architectural Glass and Metal (NACC) program, … Continue reading

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Salem Takes Step to Expand Footprint in Canada

Salem Flat Glass & Mirror has been around for eight decades and has sales in dozens of countries. Throughout that time, however, it has maintained its locations only in the United States. That has now changed. The company recently announced … Continue reading

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