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U.S. Contract Glazing Rep Says Fairness is the Issue in Chinese Curtainwall Dispute

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One of the people responsible for paving the way for the Court of International Trade (CIT) decision subjecting Chinese curtainwall units to tariffs insists that he has no personal animosity against the communist country. “I don’t view this as a … Continue reading

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U.S. Aluminum Industry Hails Court Ruling on Chinese Curtainwall Units

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The Court of International Trade (CIT) is standing behind its decision that Chinese curtainwall units imported into the U.S. are subject to trade remedy orders. The ruling was issued yesterday in a case brought forth last fall by Yuanda challenging … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Glass

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The beauty of Salt Lake City’s Public Safety Building may sneak up on you. Attribute it to the serpentine glass curtainwall used in the LEED-Platinum designed building’s construction. The brainchild of Salt Lake City-based GSBS Architects, the serpentine glass curtainwall … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Benjamin’s Glazing

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“Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well mended.” While the latter two may be true, Benjamin Franklin may consider taking back the first part of that statement if he could see the glazing used in the newly … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Courses on Curtainwall and Storefront Design and Energy

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released education courses on curtainwall design, aluminum storefronts and entrances, as well as energy and the architectural fenestration industry, as part of its FenestrationMasters® program. This is the sixth group of FenestrationMasters courses released by AAMA. “Because of the complexity of … Continue reading

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Curtainwall and Earthquakes is Hot Topic at GPD

Among a number of technical sessions being held at Glass Performance Days (GPD) in Tampere, Finland, this week, was one today provided by Claire Grenier and Michel Cossavella of Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB) in France titled “Curtainwall … Continue reading

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Ohio Lawmakers Call on DOC to Enforce Chinese Curtainwall Ruling

Ohio’s U.S. Senators, Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, issued a joint statement this week calling on the Department of Commerce to protect curtainwall producers in their state from unfair Chinese trading practices. In their letter, both Portman, a Republican, and … Continue reading

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CFSEI to Host Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Curtainwall Design on June 6

The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Cold-Formed Steel Curtainwall Design” on Thursday, June 6, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar will cover stud design, top track design, design of openings, bridging and other topics. … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Fenestration Product Installation and Field Testing Courses

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released education courses on residential and commercial installation, field testing/forensic evaluation and fenestration anchorage, the fifth group in its FenestrationMasters® program. “FenestrationMasters thus far has provided a broad range of information on assembled products and their requirements … Continue reading

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