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Case Study Project: Smart Glass Technologies

Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, New York, N.Y., has enhanced its capability to care for patients thanks to PriWatt Smart Glass from Smart Glass Technologies (SGT). PriWatt Smart Glass offers active privacy, increased productivity and optimizes space, says CEO William … Continue reading

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Code Discussions Address Energy Code Updates and Opportunities

The recently published ASHRAE 90.1-2022, Energy Standard for Sites and Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Building, was just part of the codes discussion during yesterday’s Glass Conference agenda. Codes consultant Tom Culp addressed developments and changes in energy codes during the … Continue reading

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Virginia Mirror Company / Virginia Glass Products Recapitalizes

Virginia Mirror Company (VMC) / Virginia Glass Products (VGP) have partnered with Gemini Investors to recapitalize the company. This move allows the founders of VMC / VGP to transition ownership to the management team and an investment group. Officials say … Continue reading

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Architecture Firms Report Billing Declines in December

Architecture billings softened for a third consecutive month in December, reports American Institute of Architects (AIA) in its monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI). December’s ABI score of 47.5 was a slight improvement over November’s tally of 46.6. But the number … Continue reading

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FGIA Updates Field Testing Document on Evaluating Water Intrusion

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated AAMA 511-22 (Voluntary Guide for the Forensic Evaluation of Water Intrusion at Fenestration Products). The document provides specific information to help select the appropriate adaptions to existing testing standards for application … Continue reading

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