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Fenestration a Key Factor in New Passive Building Standard

The Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) has introduced climate-specific building standards for more than 1,000 more locations in North America, from major metros to rural areas. Passive buildings generally are buildings that are built so air-tight and energy efficient that … Continue reading

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Viracon Adds Two Architectural Sales Representatives

Owatonna, Minn.-based glass company Viracon announced the appointments of Thomas Cater and Tyler Firme as its two newest architectural sales representatives. Cater’s territory includes Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Previously, he worked as a project manager for Quality Structures and … Continue reading

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Kawneer Names Robert Huffman Regional Sales Manager

Kawneer Co. Inc., a Norcross, Ga.-based Alcoa aluminum products manufacturer, announced the appointment of Robert Huffman to U.S. southern region sales manager. Huffman brings more than 20 years of experience in the glass and glazing industry. He began his career … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Pre-Registration Ends This Week

There are now just three days left to take advantage of the pre-registration discounts being offered for Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 (GENE ’15). Attendees who pre-register by Friday, April 3, could save up to $89 per person depending upon their … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 with Mayflower Sales Co. Inc.

Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 welcomes Mayflower Sales Co. Inc. of Brooklyn, N.Y., as an exhibitor at the two-day architectural glass event, which will be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. Mayflower Sales … Continue reading

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Program Set for GPD 2015

The final program for the Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2015, to be held June 24-26, 2015 in Tampere, Finland, is now available. “The set-up of the conference follows the usual pattern in the sense that the modular program offers opportunities … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill in Florida Tackles Builder Liability Timeframe

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If defects are found with construction more than seven years from its completion, should a Florida builder still be liable for damages? House Rep. Jay Fant doesn’t think so. The Republican lawmaker from Jacksonville has introduced a bill that reduces builder … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes CHB Industries

CHB Industries 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. CHB Industries out of Smithtown, N.Y., will be … Continue reading

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“Overall Optimism” for Gimav at Glasspex India

Gimav, organized in partnership with the Italian Trade Promotion Agency, recently exhibited at Glasspex India in Mumbai on March 13-15. Companies exhibiting with the Gimav group (BDF Industries, Glass Service, Mappi, Ocmi OTG, Olivotto Glass) and the two Italian companies … Continue reading

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Bohle CEO Ostendarp Steps Down

Bohle AG chief executive officer Dr. Heinrich Ostendarp has resigned from his position with the consent of the company’s supervisory board. Bohle chief operating officer Arne Kloefkorn will take over his duties until a decision has been made regarding Ostendarp’s … Continue reading

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