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Former NFL Quarterback to Keynote BEC Conference; Hotel Deadline Approaches

Ron Jaworski, a former NFL quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst, will address this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America (GANA). Jaworksi will share his experiences on innovative change. Following his playing career, … Continue reading

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BEC Conference to Feature a Range of Presentations

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has announced a number of sessions for the upcoming Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which is scheduled for March 16-18 at the Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Richard A. Beuke, vice president of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A Look Back at the Top Ten Stories of 2013

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With 2013 coming to a close and the start of 2014 upon us, USGlass magazine is again taking a look back at the top headlines of the past year. Listed below is a ranking of our most popular stories over … Continue reading

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Ron Jaworski to Keynote GANA’s BEC Conference

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has announced that Ron Jaworski, ESPN NFL analyst and former Pro Bowl NFL quarterback, will serve as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Building Envelope Contractor (BEC) Conference. The BEC Conference will be held … Continue reading

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ASHRAE Addendum “am” Change Seeks to Reduce WWR to 30 Percent in Small- to Medium-Sized Buildings

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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) has filed a proposed change to Addendum “am” to ASHRAE 189.1, “Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings” that would limit the window-to-wall (WWR) … Continue reading

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ASHRAE Seeks to Withdraw ASHRAE 90.1 Addendum “cx”

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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) has put forth a proposal to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to withdraw addendum “cx-2010” from the text of ASHRAE 90.1, “Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential … Continue reading

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From Testing and Legal Contracts to Components, BEC Sessions Cover Range of Topics

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A range of subjects, all designed to help grow and improve business for contract glaziers, were discussed earlier this week as part of the 2013 Building Envelope Contractors Conference (BEC), which took place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino … 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 North America’s (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which concluded yesterday at the Plant Hollywood … Continue reading

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BEC 2013 Offers Education and Networking Opportunities

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The 2013 Building Envelope Conference (BEC) brought the contract glazing industry together with a program designed to help better the industry. Contract glaziers, fabricators and other industry suppliers learned about topics such as window-to-wall ratios, fenestration testing, leadership and much … 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 hesitation, replied: the discussion about new tariffs on Chinese curtainwall. David M. Spooner with the … Continue reading

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