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As Employment Climbs Back, Study Shows Trade Schools Neck in Neck With Colleges

After spiking at nearly 15% in the early parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. unemployment settled to around 8% in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). As employees return to the workplace, notable job gains occurred … Continue reading

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Energy Efficient Glazing is Growing, But Hindered by Market Dynamics

During the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) 2020 Fall Membership Virtual Meeting last week, attendees gained insights into commercial glazing sales data and trends in energy efficiency. In the session, “Commercial Fenestration Market Study,” presented by consultancy firm Guidehouse, director-in-charge … Continue reading

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Energy Experts Define How Glass Can Play Important Role in Achieving Energy Goals

When the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met for its fall meeting, the keynote speaker outlined how glass can play a role in reducing our carbon output. Another speaker from the Department of Energy (DOE) talked about research funding available, … Continue reading

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Enclos Tops ENR’s Glazing and Curtainwall List for Fourth Consecutive Year

Engineering News-Record (ENR) recently released its “Top 600 Specialty Contractors” list, which includes the largest revenue-generating glazing and curtainwall firms in the country. Revenue for the top ten firms in the glazing and curtainwall category totaled $1.85 billion in 2019 … Continue reading

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New Tape Measure Solves Problem for Glaziers

A new tape measure from Gambit Tools, called Laser Lens, aims to make taking measurements with lasers easier for glaziers and other tradespeople. Typically, a glazier would have to position their tape upside down, and get themselves physically lower than … Continue reading

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