Category Archives: Event News

Industry “Rock Star” Patterson Closes out Educational Sessions at Glass Expo West

Mic Patterson, widely considered a “prophet” of architectural glass, has a list of things he’d like to see change in the U.S. glass industry. “Take … Continue Reading

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Apogee CEO Encourages Industry to Get Retrofitted

Out with the old, or in with the new? How about a little of both. Apogee Enterprises CEO Joseph Puishys gave attendees at the Glass … Continue Reading

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BEC Attendees Get Crash Course in Codes

Building code changes and increased stringency require the glass and glazing industry to stay informed, and code expert Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting did … Continue Reading

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Condo, BIM Talk Closes out BEC Conference

After two and a half days of extensive networking and industry discussion, the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference came to … Continue Reading

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Watch: BEC Hits its Stride on Second Day

Day two of the BEC Conference in Las Vegas hit on a number of topics, including the state of structural glazing and implications of current … Continue Reading

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Industry Workforce a Focal Point at BEC Conference

Former pro baseball player Jim Abbott delivered the keynote address at the conclusion of the BEC Conference’s second day, but Abbott wasn’t the only presenter … Continue Reading

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Technical Committee, Project Study Get Things Started at BEC Conference

The BEC Conference kicked off Sunday afternoon following the conclusion of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Annual Conference. Perhaps the joint networking session … Continue Reading

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Consultant and Fabricator Panelists Take on Tough Questions from BEC Attendees

When Jon Kimberlain of Dow Corning Corp., welcomed attendees during Monday’s opening address, the chair of the BEC Conference told the crowd that this year’s … Continue Reading

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BEC Panelists Provide Insight on Various Glazing Systems

Contract glaziers taking part in this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America, had the opportunity to increase … Continue Reading

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March Newscast Reviews 2014 BEC Conference

The Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference concluded yesterday in Las Vegas. In our final event video, we take a look … Continue Reading

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