Today’s News

Construction Employment Up in Most Metro Areas

More than half of metropolitan areas in the U.S. added construction jobs from December 2014 to December 2015, according to analysis of federal employment data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Construction employment increased in 190 out of … Continue reading

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Kawneer Continues to Build Team of Experts to Enhance Customer Experience

Kawneer, an Alcoa business and the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for commercial construction, announced several new sales team appointments throughout North America. Nickolas Ricketts joined the sales team as architectural sales representative for the Oregon territory. … Continue reading

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Frank Lowe Appoints Brian Atkin as President

Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Co. Inc. has appointed Brian Atkin as president. Ira Warren, who has served as president and CEO for the past 40 years, will assume the chairman role. As president, Atkin will be responsible for leading … Continue reading

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Solaria to Partake in Federal Study

Solaria Corp., a provider of solar module technologies, has been selected as a participant in the United States General Services Administration (GSA) Green Proving Ground (GPG) program. The GPG leverages GSA’s real estate portfolio to evaluate innovative, sustainable building technologies. … Continue reading

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Astro Sheet Metal Exhibiting at Glass TEXpo™ ’16

Astro Sheet Metal is set to exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ ’16, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 8-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Astro Sheet Metal … Continue reading

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GPD Istanbul Admission Details Announced

Glass Performance Days (GPD), in connection with Glass Expo Istanbul, will host a seminar dedicated to the design, energy efficiency and quality of glazing solutions. The event will take place March 10 in conjunction with the Glass Innovation Institute and under … Continue reading

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BLOG: Trends in Remodel Construction, Part IV

“Here are some before and after photographs of non-residential buildings.”—Richard Voreis READ MORE

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Fire-Rated Glazing to be Addressed at ICC Meetings

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Life safety issues, which include the use of fire-rated glazing products, will be discussed again when the International Code Council (ICC) holds its 2016 Committee Action Hearings. The hearings are slated for April 17–27 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in … Continue reading

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BLOG: Happy Groundhog Day!

“While not as important as the Fourth of July, this date gives us Northerners hope for a mild six weeks to come. While thinking about this real tradition, Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac came to mind. You know his famous quotes. I … Continue reading

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Graham Announces Three Hires

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) appointed three people to management positions. Steve Weisser joined GAP as safety manager. He plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and … Continue reading

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