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Decorative Glass Takes the Stage as NeoCon Opens Today at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

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Interior designers in search of some of the latest developments in glass and glazing will find many new options when they attend NeoCon, North America’s largest contract furnishings trade show, taking place June 10-12 at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. More than … Continue reading

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GANA Announces Annual Conference for 2014

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has announced that its 2014 Annual Conference will be held February 3-7 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Fla. The Annual Conference will feature working meetings of the GANA Divisions, … Continue reading

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ASTM Publishes Revised Specification for Flat Glass Mirror

The ASTM document C1503 – Standard Specification for Silvered Flat Glass Mirror, developed by the ASTM C14.08 committee, has been reapproved. The Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) mirror division has been very involved over the years with the development … Continue reading

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GANA Releases Optical Distortion GIB

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has released a new Glass Informational Bulletin (GIB) titled “Method of Measuring Optical Distortion in Heat-Treated Flat Architectural Glass.” The GIB was created by GANA’s Tempering Division Distortion Task Group to provide information … Continue reading

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GANA Releases GIB about Decorative Color and Appearance

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has released a new Glass Informational Bulletin (GIB) titled “Glossary of Terms for Color and Appearance.” The new GIB provides detailed definitions and examples for terms such as chroma, dichroism and metamerism. “Historically, … 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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Tubelite Adds Greg Hall to Engineering Team in Texas

Tubelite Inc. has hired Greg Hall as a product development engineer for its facility in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Hall brings nearly 30 years of experience with storefront, curtainwall, windows and hurricane impact systems. Prior to joining Tubelite, Hall worked for … Continue reading

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Public Comment Period Opens for ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Addendum Changes

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has opened a public comment period for the latest revisions to ASHRAE 90.1-2010, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings. The latest version of the standard was released last week, and the public … Continue reading

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Registration Open for the GANA/PGC International Public Policy Retreat

The Glass Association of North America and Protective Glazing Council’s Public Policy Retreat will be held May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., and registration is now open for the event. The 2013 Public Policy Retreat will be filled with presentations regarding … 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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