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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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Azon Discontinues Warm-Light Spacer

Azon will no longer produce the warm-edge spacer product Warm-Light for insulating glass, the company announced. The discontinuation is effective immediately. “Even though we believe the product to be the very best spacer for thermal and structural performance, we simply … Continue reading

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Sika Sees Sales Climb 11.7 Percent

Sika reported sales growth of 11.7 percent in the third quarter. For the first nine months of the business year, sales increased by 15.8 percent. All regions contributed to the sales growth, according to officials. North America posted an 8.5-percent … 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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Campbell, McAllister the Latest Winners in USGlass Pick’em Challenge

Jay Campbell of Billco Manufacturing was the Week 8 winner of the USGlass Pro Football Pick’em Challenge, picking 12 games correctly and winning a five-way tiebreaker by predicting the exact Monday night total at 37 points. Lewis McAllister of Coral … Continue reading

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Momentive Completes Balance Sheet, Emerges from Chapter 11

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Waterford, N.Y.-based silicone manufacturer Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM) announced that it has emerged from Chapter 11 and completed its restructuring plan. According to court documents, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York entered an order … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Slated For March 2015

Glass Expo West™ ’15, to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif., will offer attendees front row seats to top-notch industry educational seminars, training and networking opportunities all at an affordable price. Attendees … Continue reading

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NFRC Elects Four First-Timers to Board

Four of the five newly-elected members to the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors are first-timers, the NFRC announced. While Kerry Haglund of Efficient Windows Collaborative is a returning board member, Catherine Best of Benson Industries, Kevin Vilhauer … Continue reading

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Through October 2016

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until October. 31, 2016. The original date for LEED 2009 registration to close was June 15, 2015. According to … Continue reading

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Canada Approaching Deadline for Public Review Period for Code Changes

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The national public review and comment period for proposed changes to the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) will close Friday. The fall 2014 review period, which is exploring proposed changes to the National Building Code of Canada … Continue reading

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