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GSA Assesses Retrofit Technology for Energy Savings

Along with the private sector, the federal government continues its efforts to reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings. In at least one study, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has keyed in on a potential solution regarding fenestration. Twenty-eight percent … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes Salem Flat Glass & Mirror

Salem Flat Glass & Mirror 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. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Salem Flat Glass & Mirror, … Continue reading

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Glaston Sees ‘Improved Profitability’ in 2014

Finland-based Glaston, a developer of glass processing technology, saw its net sales rise approximately 2 percent in 2014, totaling $137.9 (EUR 124.5) million. According to the company’s 2014 annual review, its net sales growth was slowed by the Ukrainian crisis … Continue reading

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After 60 Years, Miami’s Dash Door Still Open to New Ideas

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In 2015, Dash Door & Closer Service Inc. of Miami celebrates its 60th year of success in South Florida, but don’t expect these company employees to spend a lot of  time reminiscing. They’re far too busy for that. “It’s been fun, but in … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with sedak

sedak is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15. The two-day architectural glass event will be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. sedak of New York, N.Y., will be displaying its glass … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes Morse Industries

Morse Industries will exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge, N.Y. Morse Industries of Kent, Wash., will display glass railing systems, panel grip dry … Continue reading

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Safe Glass Solutions: New Program Puts Name into Action

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The current inventory of public and institutional buildings contains an ample amount of wired glass, originally installed due to fire protection requirements. Many of these facilities, however, were built prior to code changes that deemed wired glass applications subject to … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Says Commitment to Acquire Sika “Irrevocable”

In a Power Point presentation covering 2014 full-year financials, French conglomerate Saint-Gobain’s management says its “commitment is irrevocable” to acquire a controlling interest in Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG. “Consequently, we hope that those members of Sika’s management team … Continue reading

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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes Unruh Fab Inc. as an Exhibitor

Unruh Fab Inc. is set to exhibit at Glass Expo West™ ’15, a two-day architectural glass event to be held March 19-20, 2015 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Stop by booth #304 for information on glass … Continue reading

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January Shows Dip in Nonresidential Construction Spending

Despite a 2-percent dip in nonresidential construction spending, nonresidential construction spending still sits 4.8 percent higher than a year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The January decrease is the largest … Continue reading

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