Today’s News

GPD Istanbul Admission Details Announced

Glass Performance Days (GPD), in connection with Glass Expo Istanbul, will host a seminar dedicated to the design, energy efficiency and quality of glazing solutions. The event will take place March 10 in conjunction with the Glass Innovation Institute and under … Continue reading

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BLOG: Trends in Remodel Construction, Part IV

“Here are some before and after photographs of non-residential buildings.”—Richard Voreis READ MORE

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Fire-Rated Glazing to be Addressed at ICC Meetings

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Life safety issues, which include the use of fire-rated glazing products, will be discussed again when the International Code Council (ICC) holds its 2016 Committee Action Hearings. The hearings are slated for April 17–27 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in … Continue reading

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BLOG: Happy Groundhog Day!

“While not as important as the Fourth of July, this date gives us Northerners hope for a mild six weeks to come. While thinking about this real tradition, Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac came to mind. You know his famous quotes. I … Continue reading

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Graham Announces Three Hires

Graham Architectural Products (GAP) appointed three people to management positions. Steve Weisser joined GAP as safety manager. He plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and … Continue reading

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IGMA Separates Certification and Education Committee

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) board of directors has separated its certification and education into two separate and distinct committees. The move was determined at the board’s strategic planning session held in January. The new Certification Committee, chaired by … Continue reading

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MarketResearch.com Acquires The Freedonia Group

MarketResearch.com has completed its acquisition of The Freedonia Group, an international industry market research company based in Cleveland. The two companies’ complementary assets are being integrated. “This is a great day for our company as we officially welcome the talented Freedonia team … Continue reading

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49ers’ Stadium Gets Electrochromic Glass

View’s dynamic glass was installed at Levi’s Stadium, home of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers. According to View, it is the first sports stadium to implement electrochromic glass. “Levi’s Stadium was built to be a manifestation of the Bay Area … Continue reading

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Construction Safety and Quality Go Hand-in-Hand

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“A safe job is a quality job.” That was the message from Consigli Construction Co. Inc.’s Moritz Schmid and two other industry experts last week during a webinar. Schmid joined Oregon State University’s Dr. John Gambatese and Zero Industry Institute’s … Continue reading

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Is Tepid GDP Growth a Sign For Future Construction Spending?

Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a notably low rate in the fourth quarter of 2015. GDP expanded by just 0.7 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rate) during the last three months of the year, according to analysis report of … Continue reading

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