Featured News

New OSHA Rule Presses Employers on Reporting Work-Related Injuries

consthelemet

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has beefed up its requirements for employers reporting severe injuries. In updating its “Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements,” OSHA enacted a final rule that will require … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

GlassBuild Offers Plenty of Glass Options

USGNN_2014_09-1b

From glass that you can write on and wipe clean to products that help create a comfortable and safe environment, exhibitors this year featured many different glazing products. In part one of this month’s newscast we take a look back … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Newscasts, Today's News, Video | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

VIDEO: GlassBuild Focuses on Hardware, Extrusions and More

GlassBuild_2014_0912b

Check out USGlass and DWM magazine’s continuing video coverage of GlassBuild America which concluded yesterday. Today we take a look at sliding wall systems, vinyl windows, hardware and other components. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Posted in Featured News, News, Newscasts, Today's News, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Continuing Coverage of GlassBuild America

GlassBuild_2014_0911b

Today we bring you a look at what glass manufacturers are featuring in Las Vegas. We also asked companies what they think of 2014 so far. Check out today’s video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Newscasts, Video | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Video: Equipment and Software on Display in Las Vegas

GlassBuild_2014_0910b

GlassBuild America continues in Las Vegas and today USGlass and Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine editors focus on the latest equipment and software. Find out what new developments may be right for your business. Also learn what exhibitors are … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Newscasts, Video | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Software Makes a Push at GlassBuild America

Tyson Oldroyd, project manager at Kimzey Software, talks to GlassBuild attendees about Glasstrax, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software program for glass businesses.

As part of the construction community, the fenestration industry utilizes plenty of hardware. Software, however, has also staked its claim. Among the more than 330 industry suppliers exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas are a handful of software … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Apple Taking Bite Out of Glass Architecture

Credit: Marcus Quigmire/Wikimedia Commons

Apple loves glass, and it’s stocking up on the patents to prove it. The company was awarded a patent last month by the US Patent and Trademark Office for its infamous glass cube building design, as featured at its flagship … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News, Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Bird Safety a Growing Priority in Communities’ Approach to Glass

An imprint left by a pigeon that flew into a window.

According to the American Bird Conservancy, an estimated 300 million to 1 billion birds die each year from collisions with glass on everything, from skyscrapers to homes. “Birds can’t see glass [and] they don’t understand the same cues [humans do]. … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Follow the Glass up One World Trade Center

wtc

The glass portion of the design and construction of One World Trade Center in Manhattan saw its fair share of controversy, something USGlass magazine covered extensively during the project. But now that the shiny structure is standing tall and can … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Second Version of HPD on Horizon for Green Building Community

PowerPoint Presentation

The Health Product Declaration (HPD) continues to be on the move in the green building industry, and it’s growing in the architectural glass sector, as well. The HPD Collaborative is set to release HPD v.2.0 to the public in to … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment