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TDI Explains How Windstorm Program Changes Impact Glazing, Fenestration Manufacturers

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Paul Bove, an engineer with the TDI, explained to members of the Fenestration & Glazing Industry … Continue reading

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Putting on a Façade: Installation Differences Between Curtainwall and Window Wall Systems

Window wall and curtainwall have structural differences that affect the applications for which they are suited. With these differences come several installation and design considerations that are important for glazing contractors to understand, especially upfront in the design-assist phase when … Continue reading

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Construction Contractors Report Ongoing Pandemic Concerns

Contractors are carrying several concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic over into 2021, the largest of which is the continued impact on projects, workers and supply chains. That’s according to the “2021 Construction Outlook National Survey Results,” conducted by the … Continue reading

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Construction Contractors Report Increased Pessimism for 2021

Contractors expect demand for work in most markets to decrease in 2021, with the highest degree of pessimism focused on the retail, lodging, private office and higher education segments. That’s according to the “2021 Construction Outlook National Survey Results,” conducted … Continue reading

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Board Rules Michigan Steel Installers Cannot Organize Without Shop Employees

A bargaining unit consisting solely of all full-time and regular part-time journeyman field iron workers and apprentices is unable to unionize separately from shop workers at American Steel Construction, a structural steel fabrication and installation company in Livonia, Mich. The … Continue reading

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