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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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Alumil N.A. Appoints Hi-Performance Glazing Solutions as Representative






Alumil N.A., a supplier of branded aluminum systems for window wall, unitized curtainwall, stick curtainwall and punched openings, announced Bill Zientarski of Hi-Performance Glazing Solutions will represent the company in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin. “With some of the best performing … Continue reading




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Hurricane Codes: How Much Do You Know?






With hurricane season underway and a major revision of the Florida Building Code on the horizon, the Door and Hardware Institute hosted a webinar on Wednesday to remind members of the fenestration industry about the importance of these coastal construction … Continue reading




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Construction Employment Increases in Majority of Metro Areas






Construction employment expanded in 249 metro areas, declined in 56 and was stagnant in 53 between March 2014 and March 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) analysis of federal employment data. “Many firms are caught between … Continue reading




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Glass Expo West™ ’15 Welcomes L.G. Products Inc. as an Exhibitor






L.G. Products Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo West™ ’15 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held March 19-20, 2015, at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Stop by booth #401 to see … Continue reading




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USGlass Magazine’s Coverage of glasstec 2014






Video Coverage Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at glasstec 2014 glasstec Opens in Dusseldorf Exhibitors Take a Global Look at Glass Designs Exhibitors Offer Options for Increasing Efficiency at glasstec A Look Back at glasstec 2014 News Stories glasstec Exhibits Industry … Continue reading




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“Red Tape” Among Primary Concerns for Construction Industry

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Contractors in the construction industry feel good about where things are headed, though according to one widespread survey, they remain wary about “red tape.” The Associated General Contractors of America recently released its 2015 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook, which … Continue reading




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Wagner Companies Hires Michael Nagy as Marketing Operations Manager






Michael Nagy has been appointed marketing operations manager for The Wagner Companies, based in Milwaukee, Wis., where he will be responsible for managing and developing the company’s online presence. According to Wagner, Nagy will oversee the growth and development of … Continue reading




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The Jawas are moving up in the world. A new building in Singapore, tabbed the “Sandcrawler,” is a glass and metal manifestation of the Sandcrawler vehicle featured in the movie “Star Wars: A New Hope.” In the movie, the Sandcrawler … Continue reading




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Special Event Coverage – Sage









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