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Does Window Film Need Another Rating System?

Is there room for another window film rating system? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) thinks so. With a $1.6 million cost-shared grant from the DOE, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has launched the new Attachments Energy Rating Council … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 Welcomes JEI Structural Glazing & Panel System Engineering as an Exhibitor

JEI Structural Glazing & Panel System Engineering 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. JEI Structural Glazing … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in Most States Through 2014

Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia from December 2013 to December 2014, according to analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Meanwhile, construction employment increased in 38 states and … Continue reading

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Quanex Appoints Tony Thiret to Lead Southwest Sales Efforts

Tony Thiret of Quanex Building Products has been appointed the company’s territory sales manager in the Southwest region, in addition to his role as commercial sales specialist in the West. “Tony has nearly 20 years of experience, including four years … Continue reading

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Colby, Tarcha Join Graham Architectural Products Team

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) announced the additions of Martin Colby and Donna Tarcha, who were appointed sales representative and project manager, respectively. Colby brings years of sales experience to GAP, most recently as a representative for Winco Windows in the … Continue reading

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Original Frameless Shower Doors Installs DFI’s FuseCube

Diamon-Fusion International (DFI) and IGE Glass Technologies, along with The Original Frameless Shower Doors, announced the first FuseCube to be installed in the eastern U.S. by a shower door manufacturer. In conjunction, The Original Frameless Shower Doors announced it will offer … Continue reading

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Watch the January Newscast to See What Was New at IBS

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USGNN™ kicked off the 2015 season with the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas last week. Check out the January Newscast for some highlights at this year’s IBS, the world’s largest annual light construction show. Click HERE to watch the … Continue reading

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Release of HPD Version 2 Set for March

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The Health Product Declaration (HPD), an increasingly used disclosure tool for reporting product content and associated health information for building products and materials, continues to evolve and will reach an important milestone in the next two months. HPD Collaborative announced … Continue reading

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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo West™ ’15 with Southern Stretch Forming

Southern Stretch Forming 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. Southern Stretch Forming of Denton, Texas, will be … Continue reading

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Sika AG Throws Up New Roadblock for Saint-Gobain

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French conglomerate Saint-Gobain’s deal to acquire a controlling interest in Swiss specialty chemical company Sika AG appears to have had the brakes thrown on. The Sika Board of Directors has decided the Burkard’s family voting rights in the company should … Continue reading

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