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Taking Stock of the Glazing in Commercial Buildings

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The glass and glazing industry recognizes there is a big gap in the commercial building stock between buildings that still utilize single-glazed windows and those that feature glazing with performance-improving attributes. So where is that glass? USGNN.com™ is here to show you. Earlier … Continue reading

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Walters & Wolf Tops Out ENR List

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Engineering News-Record (ENR) recently released its “Top 600 Specialty Contractors” list, which includes ENR’s top-20 list of firms in glazing and curtainwall. All 20 firms combined had a revenue of just over $1 billion in 2014, with the top three companies alone … Continue reading

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Oregon Seis-ing up its Schools

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Legislative leaders in Oregon have allocated $300 million in bond funding for seismic upgrades and other safety improvements in K-12 schools throughout the state, as part of the legislature’s $1.2 billion capital construction budget. Whether or not that means improvements … 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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Software Makes a Push at GlassBuild America

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As part of the construction community, the fenestration industry utilizes plenty of hardware. Software, however, has also staked its claim. Among the more than 330 industry suppliers exhibiting at GlassBuild America 2014 in Las Vegas are a handful of software … 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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Architects Have Plenty of Pull in Glazing-Related Product Development

Give the people what they want. Or more precisely, give the architects what they want. More than 700 exhibitors re-convened Friday at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the second day of the American Institute of Architects’ national convention, AIA Convention 2014. … 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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Glazier Ranked Nation’s 75th-Best Job

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They probably didn’t all grow up aspiring to be glaziers one day, but they’re all probably glad now they did. It’s proven a fairly wise professional choice, according to a recent U.S. News and World Report story that listed “glazier” … Continue reading

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ICC Approves GICC Proposal as Hearings Come to a Close; Trade-Off Proposal Disapproved

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The International Code Council (ICC) wrapped up its committee hearings yesterday in Dallas, and as the event came to a close a proposal by the Glazing Industry Code Committee (GICC) to revise Table C407.5.1(1) in the International Energy Conservation Code … Continue reading

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