Today’s News

Construction Spending Projections Scaled Back for Rest of Year

Construction spending projections for the rest of the year have been lowered slightly, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Consensus Construction Forecast Panel. The panel cites the weather-related slow start in the nonresidential building market and continued weakness … Continue reading

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JLM Wholesale Inc. to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015

JLM Wholesale Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. JLM, of Oxford, Mich., will display … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces Fall Conference Registration

Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) National Fall Conference. Participants may register by Monday, August 25 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $925. Paper registration for the conference, to be held at the Westin … Continue reading

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Glaston Experiences ‘Significantly Better’ Second Quarter

Glaston recently released its interim report for January-June, adjusting its outlook from the January-March report. According to Glaston president and CEO Arto Metsänen, “the second quarter was significantly better than the first,” as the company saw signs of the market … Continue reading

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Pleotint Inks Partnership with Solar Innovation

Pleotint has reached a distribution partnership with Solar Innovations Inc., enabling Solar Innovations to incorporate Suntuitive glass in its full product line. Solar Innovations, a Pennsylvania-based window manufacturer, operates out of a 300,000-square-foot corporate office and manufacturing facility and is … Continue reading

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CGA Offered Member Rate for GANA Fall Conference

Members of the Canadian Glass Association (CGA) can register for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Fall Conference, to be held in Toronto, at the GANA member rate. The event is GANA’s first Fall Conference in Canada. The conference, … Continue reading

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AGC to Raise Prices of Glass Products in Japan

Asahi Glass Co. (AGC) announced it will raise the selling prices of its architectural glass products marketed in Japan, starting from delivery on September 1. Prices for flat glass products will increase by 15-20 percent, prices for mirror products will … Continue reading

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Intertek Adds Fire, Structural, and Code Evaluation Experts

In the wake of its December acquisition of Architectural Testing Inc. (ATI) and the recent introduction of the company’s Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR), Intertek has announced the addition of three engineering veterans to its building products division. Daniel Cheney … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ is Returning to Long Island in 2015

The official dates and location for Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015 have been announced. The event will be held April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge (Long Island), NY. Glass Expo Northeast is the region’s largest glass-related … Continue reading

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“Passive” Buildings Offer Return on Investment

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The Passive House Alliance US (PHAUS) has a big goal: to make the Passive House Building Energy Standard the leading mainstream market force. So what makes a building—and more importantly—a window—“passive?” According to the Passive House Institute’s website, “a building … Continue reading

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