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Oregon’s First ‘Living Building’ Features Photovoltaic Technology, Large Operable Windows

An unassuming brick-clad building in Portland, Ore., seeks to become the state’s first “living building.” Located at 151 S.W. First Ave., the five-story, multi-use building was designed to provide replicable cost-effective solutions for sustainable design that can last for more … Continue reading

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Paul Griese Named INOVUES’ Director of Projects and Engineering

Industry veteran Paul Griese was named INOVUES’ director of projects and engineering. INOVUES says that Griese’s understanding of building envelope design, engineering, consulting and thermal and forensic analysis is vital to enhance the performance of facades with undertaking demolition, removal … Continue reading

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glasstec 2022 Keeps Machinery Companies Busy

glasstec 2022 wraps up today in Düsseldorf, Germany. Many exhibitors reported slower traffic than in years past but added that was expected due to the residual effects of the pandemic. They also said that those who did attend were there … Continue reading

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Total Construction Projects Dip in August, Industry Still in Good Position

Total construction starts fell 9% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.25 trillion, reports the Dodge Construction Network. The drop follows a surge in construction starts in July thanks to the start of five large projects. In … Continue reading

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AGC Glass Europe Aims to Reduce Carbon Footprint with new Float Glass Range

AGC Glass Europe will produce a float glass range by the end of 2022 that features a reduced carbon footprint of less than 7 kg of CO2 per m2 for clear glass (4 mm thick). The move is part of … Continue reading

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