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Millennials Giving Major Boost to Multifamily Construction

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The focus of the U.S. housing market might be shifting in a big way: from owning single-family homes to renting multi-family units, according to the annual State of the Nation’s Housing report from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Millennials are … Continue reading

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New Organization Aims to Rate Window Attachments

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The newly launched Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC), which is part of the Window Covering Manufacturers Association, seeks to start a rating, labeling and certification program for energy efficiency in window attachments such as blinds, shades, shutters, drapes, awnings and … Continue reading

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A Look Back at GPD 2015

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This month’s newscast takes a look back at Glass Performance Days 2015, which concluded last Friday in Tampere, Finland. Watch the video for more in some of the sessions, hear what attendees had to say, and catch a glimpse into … Continue reading

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How Will Same-Sex Marriage Affect Business?

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It’s an argument that was often used by proponents of legalizing homosexual marriage: “If gay marriage is legalized, it won’t affect you at all.” But is that true? What does the sweeping Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide … Continue reading

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GPD Focuses in on Architectural Design Trends

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From cold bending to high-performance, presenters at Glass Performance Days are focusing on new developments and trends that provide both aesthetics and performance features. Take a look at our coverage today to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video … Continue reading

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GPD Presentation Reviews One Project with a Higher Calling

When it comes to the latest developments in glazing technologies, Glass Performance Days is considered a must-attend event. Six tracks offer a look at a range of topics, including architectural challenges and solutions for facades. As part of this segment … Continue reading

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GPD Focuses on Performance and Innovation

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In today’s GPD video we’re taking a look at several big discussion topics. These include tornado glazing as well as design elements for creating energy-efficient, high-performance facades. Watch the video to learn more. Click HERE to watch the video on … Continue reading

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GPD Gets Underway in Finland

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From education to networking, Glass Performance Days (GPD) is unique. The event opened today in Tampere, Finland, with a focus on changes and innovations affecting the glass industry. Our video coverage today offers a close look at the discussions and … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared to Fail? GPD Presenter Says Failure is Good

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In Silicon Valley, the culture is to fail. With rapidly evolving technology and innovations, perhaps this is a mindset that the glass industry, too, should consider. “Let’s fail together,” suggested architect Kai-Uwe Bergman, partner with the firm BIG, today during … Continue reading

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Roofing Contractor’s Indictment Shows Importance of Fall Safety

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A roofing company owner charged with lying to federal authorities investigating the death of an employee illustrates why glazing contractors and door and window installers must take falling hazards seriously. James J. McCullagh of James J. McCullagh Roofing in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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