More articles by Ellen Rogers

Follow the Numbers: Retrofit and Renovation Can Mean Big Opportunities

They say the numbers don’t lie, so co consider these: U.S. commercial buildings consume more than $120 billion in annual energy costs. That’s according to the 2012 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey released in 2016 (Note: The 2012 study is … Continue reading

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Required Courses: School Safety and Security is Not an Elective

When it comes to school safety and security, you can’t cut corners. Unfortunately, though, not every school district has the funds to install security level glazing products. Educational facilities may consider some type of protective glazing, but decide against it. … Continue reading

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Inside the Mind of an Architect: How to Make Glazing Projects Better

What do architects want? That was one of the questions addressed during the “Mind of an Architect” discussion during the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, taking place in Nashville, Tenn. Jacob Johnson, operations manager with Harmon Inc., and George Feathers, … Continue reading

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Delegated Design Benefits and Opportunities for Glaziers

Delegated design and the benefits it can offer contract glaziers was covered in several sessions during the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, taking place in Nashville, Tenn. Vic McConnell with Smith Cashion & Orr PLC discussed related contract and negation … Continue reading

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BEC Conference Addresses Technical Updates and Code Changes Glaziers Need to Know

Technical activities and code updates helped open the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which is taking place in Nashville, Tenn.—the first time the event has been held in a location other than Las Vegas. The event, organized by the National … Continue reading

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