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BEC 2014 Focuses on Innovative Products and Procedures

The second day of the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference provided a look at new developments and changes that are … Continue Reading

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BEC Attendees Learn About Evolving Codes and Legislative Efforts

Topics ranging from building codes to legal issues were on the program during the second day of the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope … Continue Reading

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BEC 2014 Opens in Las Vegas

The Glass Association of North America’s 2014 Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference began yesterday in Las Vegas. The program opened with the technical committee meeting, … Continue Reading

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BEC Presentations Offer a Close Look at Three Top Industry Topics

Building Information Modeling (BIM), energy and school security—all are important topics in today’s building market and in all of them, glass has a significant role … Continue Reading

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Skylights Highlight AIA Convention

It’s designed to track and capture sunlight, lower overall energy consumption and be environmentally-friendly all at once. One of several intricate light systems on display … Continue Reading

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Sliding Glass Door Systems Taking Off at AIA

Reaching the perfect balance between enjoying the natural beauty of the outdoors and the preferred comforts of the indoors has long been the desire of … Continue Reading

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BEC Attendees Learn about Curtainwall Tariffs During Tuesday Session

When asked in which presentations on the agenda for this years’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference they were most interested, a number of attendees, without … Continue Reading

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Thomsen Addresses BEC Attendees

In 2007 there were 42 float plants in the U.S. Today there are 30–a fact that Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian industries’ global flat glass … Continue Reading

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Technical Meetings and Programs Get BEC 2013 Underway

It’s not every day that the glass industry gets to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day together, but this year they did, as the Glass Association of … Continue Reading

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Culp Discusses Building Codes and Energy Efforts During BEC Conference

Energy efficiency and the role that glass and glazing products can play in high-performance buildings was a key discussion point during the Glass Association of … Continue Reading

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