More articles by Ellen Rogers

TransAtlantic Debate Panelists Discuss the Glass Industry’s Role in Impacting Climate Change

How can the architectural glass industry have a positive effect on climate change? That was the question discussed during the Transatlantic Debate plenary session today during GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE. Bruce Nicol, head of global design for Merck Window … Continue reading

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World Congress Session Explores Opportunities for Combined Hurricane and Acoustical Performance

Safety, security and acoustic performance—all are benefits of laminated glass. But what happens when someone in hurricane-prone Miami, for example, in a busy high-rise neighborhood, wants glazing that combines sound control with the required hurricane performance? That’s somewhat of a … Continue reading

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Go with the Flow: The Benefits and Opportunities of the Rainscreen Principle

Architects want beautiful buildings that are high-performance, use lots of glass, and don’t leak water. That’s how it starts. Now add in bigger spans of glass, minimal sightlines, make sure the glass is as clear as possible and add a … Continue reading

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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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