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PPG Reports High Flat Glass Volumes for First Quarter

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PPG Industries has reported that its glass segment sales were $256 million for the first quarter of 2013, matching the prior year’s sales for the same quarter. Company officials say higher flat glass volumes were more than offset by lower … Continue reading

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NFRC 100 and 200 Adapted to Allow Certain Shading Devices to be Rated for U-Factor, SHGC

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors has approved changes to its NFRC 100 and NFRC 200 standards, allowing certain shading devices to be rated for U-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC). These changes apply to products … Continue reading

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AAMA’s Western Region to Host Spring Summit

The Western Region of the American Architectural  Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host its Spring Summit April 30-May 1, at  the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel in Tempe, Ariz. The meeting will feature a panel  discussion on energy-efficient fenestration, an economic update … Continue reading

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