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Viracon to Re-Open Utah Facility in January 2015

Viracon announced that it will reopen its St. George, Utah, manufacturing facility in January 2015. Viracon will make $2.2 million in capital improvements to its St. George manufacturing facility prior to opening in January. A significant portion of the investment will … Continue reading

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Follow the Glass up One World Trade Center

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The glass portion of the design and construction of One World Trade Center in Manhattan saw its fair share of controversy, something USGlass magazine covered extensively during the project. But now that the shiny structure is standing tall and can … Continue reading

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Second Version of HPD on Horizon for Green Building Community

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The Health Product Declaration (HPD) continues to be on the move in the green building industry, and it’s growing in the architectural glass sector, as well. The HPD Collaborative is set to release HPD v.2.0 to the public in to … Continue reading

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AIA Exhibitors Focus on Impact Products and More

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Companies taking part in the 2014 AIA National Convention last week had a lot to offer in terms of glass and glazing products. A number of exhibitors focused on architects’ increasing interest in impact products, among various other themes. Watch … Continue reading

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Glass, Steel Pavilion at 9-11 Memorial Reflects on Past, Present, Future

With the help of glass and large stainless steel panels, the entry pavilion of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, which opened to the public last week, is on par with the “Reflecting Absence” design of the memorial at the … Continue reading

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Viracon Names Two New Architectural Sales Reps

Viracon has named Connor O’Neill as its newest architectural sales representative for the Midwest and Tyler Tennant for the West. O’Neill, a LEED green associate, is a recent graduate of the University of Maine where he studied economics and business … 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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Viracon Fabricates Glass Facade for National Museum of American Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History, located on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, features a glass façade fabricated by Owatonna, Minn.-based Viracon and installed by APG International. Designed by Polshek Partnership (now Ennead Architects), the museum overlooks Philadelphia’s Independence Mall … Continue reading

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Viracon Moves Forward with Lawsuit to Recover More Than $1 Million for IGUs

Viracon Inc. is moving forward with a lawsuit aimed at collecting the more than $1 million dollars the company says it is owed for the insulating glass units (IGUs) it specifically manufactured and delivered to two New York companies. In … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Debates Standards for Measuring Optical Distortion

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There’s still a chance that someday there will be an industry-wide standard for measuring optical distortion in heat-treated flat architectural glass. But from whom should such a standard come? “My personal preference is to let the market dictate it,” says … Continue reading

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