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Greenbuild Seeing the Daylight

The conversation on natural light was ongoing throughout the week on the Greenbuild 2014 show room floor in New Orleans. While showcasing the environmental aspect of their respective products, glass- and fenestration-related exhibitors also stressed the significance of daylighting as … Continue reading

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Exhibitors Offer Options for Increasing Efficiency at glasstec

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One common theme for glass industry companies is increasing production efficiency, without added costs. Today’s glasstec show video takes a look at some innovations that can help with just that. Continue reading

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Exhibitors Take a Global Look at Glass Designs

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Today was all about the many possibilities in architectural glass. Watch the video below and learn more about the trends companies are seeing around the world. Continue reading

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glasstec Opens in Dusseldorf

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The 2014 glasstec show opened this morning in Dusseldorf, Germany. Today, USGNN.com™ editors spoke to several manufacturers about their latest product launches—and why they chose to unveil them at the Dusseldorf show. Continue reading

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Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at glasstec 2014

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Before the halls of Messe Dusseldorf are filled with attendees from around the world, we’re taking an inside look at some of what’s involved in bringing this worldwide showcase of glass to life. Continue reading

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glasstec Exhibitors Feel the Heat from China

As competing U.S. corporations vie for the attention of their customers at glasstec in different ways, there’s one thing on which most agree: they are all feeling the heat from Chinese companies that make similar products. During the opening ceremony … Continue reading

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Use, Re-Use of Glass Highlighted at Greenbuild 2014

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Given the key role glass plays in energy efficiency and sustainability, industry-related exhibitors are plentiful on the Greenbuild 2014 show floor. First, however, take a look at some of the other ways glass is making an impact in the green movement beyond the construction phase. Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Rules Day for Glass, Fenestration at Greenbuild

As members of all different sectors of the construction industry walk the show floor at Greenbuild 2014, the trends are pretty clear. Jerry Mose, director of sales at Pennsylvania-based glazier RA Kennedy & Sons, is one of the many attendees … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Shows Robust Conditions Ahead for Construction Industry

With all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions, there continues to be a heightened level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lead time … Continue reading

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PPG Joins Green Building Councils in Five Latin American Countries

PPG Industries’ flat glass business announced that it has joined green building councils in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. All five councils are members of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC). “We are grateful for PPG’s support of our … Continue reading

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