More articles by Casey Flores

Codes Drive Growth, Say Glass TEXpo™ 2016 Exhibitors and Presenters

For the construction industry, stricter building codes can be good or bad, depending on who you ask. In the case of Texas, the nation’s largest residential building market, they’ve succeeded in driving demand for higher-end products. This was just some of … Continue reading

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Glass TEXpo™ 2016 Seminars Cover Construction, Codes and Marketing

Glass TEXpo™ 2016 kicked off this morning with updates from industry experts, beginning with a construction forecast from USGlass publisher Debra Levy. Levy laid out how things have changed since the Great Recession. “You can see how everything dive-bombed in … Continue reading

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Industry Associations Unite Against DOL Persuader Rule

Several building associations are calling the Obama administration’s new “persuader” rule unconstitutional. The Labor-Management Reporting Disclosure Act, scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2016, requires employers to report to the Department of  Labor (DOL) each time they engage a … Continue reading

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DOE Develops Paint-On Coating to Tackle Energy Leakage

In an effort to curb the estimated $50 billion annually that energy leakage through windows costs building owners, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has synthesized a potential solution. Researchers have developed a polymer … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: There’s No Place Like CES

It’s a trade show unlike any in the world. Every year, nearly 200,000 people descend on Las Vegas to attend CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show). It fills multiple convention centers and, if you’re lucky, your hotel, food … Continue reading

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