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Apple Awarded Another Structural Glass Design Patent

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Apple has ensured yet another one of its glass structures will remain one of a kind for at least 14 years. The electronics giant was awarded a patent last week for its glass cylinder store entrance design, which was put … Continue reading




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Study: Natural Benefits of Glazing Key in Young Learning Environments

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From a building design standpoint, is the use of glazing the most important factor in learning and academic performance of elementary school students? One recent study suggests that just may be. The University of Salford, Manchester, in the United Kingdom … Continue reading




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Watch the March Newscast for a Wrap-Up from BEC






As Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Conference wraps up, USGNN™ captures the state of the industry, as well as the event’s impact on glass and glazing professionals. Check out the March newscast for some highlights and exclusive interviews, … Continue reading




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Watch: BEC Hits its Stride on Second Day

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Day two of the BEC Conference in Las Vegas hit on a number of topics, including the state of structural glazing and implications of current codes. Check out today’s newscast, as USGNN.com™ has it all covered.




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AGC Launches Energy Select 20

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Following the introduction of its triple-silver Energy Select 28, AGC is now offering a new high-performing coating on three of its most popular tinted substrates: Pure Bronze, Pure Grey and Meadow Green. According to the company, Energy Select 20 provides … Continue reading




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Finding Meaning in Green

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The term “green” has different meanings to different people. We took to Greenbuild 2014 to find out what green components glass and fenestration industry-related companies have to offer, as well as what attendees think “green” means to them. Continue reading




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Use, Re-Use of Glass Highlighted at Greenbuild 2014

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Given the key role glass plays in energy efficiency and sustainability, industry-related exhibitors are plentiful on the Greenbuild 2014 show floor. First, however, take a look at some of the other ways glass is making an impact in the green movement beyond the construction phase. Continue reading




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Portal Glass Florida Now in Business






Daniel Zuloaga, who previously served as the president of Portalp, announced the opening of his new company, Portal Glass Florida Inc. (PGF) in Naples, Fla. PGF will specialize in helping the Florida market with its door, window, glass and automatic door … Continue reading




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CGA Offered Member Rate for GANA Fall Conference






Members of the Canadian Glass Association (CGA) can register for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Fall Conference, to be held in Toronto, at the GANA member rate. The event is GANA’s first Fall Conference in Canada. The conference, … Continue reading




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Four Task Groups Established Within Canada’s Committee on Glass






The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) is in the process of revising the national standards for tempered, laminated and wired safety glass. In doing so, it recently established a Committee on Glass, which held its first meeting in May. The … Continue reading




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