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Condo, BIM Talk Closes out BEC Conference

Courtney Little of ACE Glass gives BEC attendees an update Tuesday on legal issues surround the fenestration industry.





After two and a half days of extensive networking and industry discussion, the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference came to a close Tuesday. On the final day, Courtney Little of ACE Glass gave an update … Continue reading




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Technical Committee, Project Study Get Things Started at BEC Conference

Building envelope consultant and engineer Dr. Dudley McFarquhar presents a case study of a large-scale hospital project in Dallas during the opening session of the BEC Conference Sunday.





The BEC Conference kicked off Sunday afternoon following the conclusion of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Annual Conference. Perhaps the joint networking session in the evening was the highlight of the day, though some important topics were covered … Continue reading




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Trend Toward BIM Calls for Glaziers to Get on Board

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As Building Information Modeling (BIM) continues to build a presence in the construction industry, expectations are sky-high for the digital resource. “So many benefits are derived from BIM—from the building owner, to the architect, to the general contractor, and it … Continue reading




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Fall Conference Discussions Cover Big Topics

Courtesy of Tom Culp, Birch Point Consulting.





When Glass Association of North America (GANA) divisions and committees met in Toronto last week for the group’s Fall Conference, members had plenty to discuss. Those in attendance covered topics ranging from ongoing interest in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to … Continue reading




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Owners Showing Increased Demand for Implementation of BIM in Projects

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Whether glazing contractors like it or not, Building Information Modeling is here to stay. In fact, it’s still very much on the way up. That was the message from panel members Wednesday during a webinar hosted by McGraw Hill Construction, … 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 it can play. Yesterday during the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) … Continue reading




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AAMA BIM Specification Nears Completion






The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Building Information Modeling Task Group met during the association’s recent Summer Conference to review ballot comments on the draft document, Voluntary Specification for Non-Residential Fenestration Building Information Modeling (BIM). The Summer Conference was held June 9-12 in Rosemont, … Continue reading




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