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Aldora Fully Operational in Charleston

Aldora Aluminum and Glass Products is back up and running at its Charleston, S.C., location. The facility shut down some services during December in order to upgrade one of its tempering furnaces. Northglass and HHH Tempering manufactured and installed the … Continue reading

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Mayflower Partners with Dorma

Mayflower, a distributor of building hardware and locksmith supplies, now carries the glass door hardware from Dorma. “With Mayflower as a stocking distributor of our hardware line for glass assemblies, Dorma’s products can more readily reach the customers who need … Continue reading

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Weiss USA LLC to Exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ ’16

Glass TEXpo™ ’16 welcomes Weiss USA LLC of Monroe, N.C., as an exhibitor at the two-day architectural glass industry event, which will be held April 8-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in … Continue reading

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Facade Tectonics Issues Call for Papers

The Facade Tectonics Institute issued a call for papers for its 2016 Annual Conference and inaugural World Congress, to be held October 10-11 in Los Angeles. The two-day summit will feature speaking and poster presentations, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitors. … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Thermal Performance Standard

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) updated and released a document laying out the process for determining the thermal performance characteristics of fenestration systems in commercial buildings. This document was last updated in 2012. “The primary driver for this revision … Continue reading

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EFCO Names New Vice President of Sales

EFCO Corp. appointed Doug Zacharias as its new vice president of sales. EFCO, a Pella Corp. subsidiary, manufactures architectural windows, curtainwalls, storefronts and entry systems for commercial construction. “Doug is a welcome addition to the EFCO team,” says Cameron McGinley, … Continue reading

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Key Communications Announces Upcoming Events

As 2016 continues to be strong, plan now for the rest of the year. Mark your calendar for these not-to-be-missed tradeshows. Designed to provide hassle-free industry exhibitions and seminars on a local level, attendance at these events ranges from several … Continue reading

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Who is Bringing in the Light?

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An ever-increasing implementation of green building practices in the architectural community has put natural light at a premium. New construction projects through the U.S. are using glass and glazing to maximize daylighting for energy efficiency and occupant health purposes. However, … Continue reading

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Collaboration, Efficiency Driving Construction Industry’s Adoption of Technology

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For many construction firms in the United States, an increase in information technology (IT) is inevitable. According to survey results from a recent study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Sage Construction and Real Estate, industry … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Increase in December

New construction starts in December advanced 4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $591.6 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The December gain follows a 5-percent decline in November. December showed modest increases for each of the … Continue reading

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