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BEC Keynote Addresses the Question: Is a Glass Shortage on the Way?

What’s in store for the glass industry? That was a question Serge Martin, vice president of marketing, building and industrial products with AGC Glass Co. North America, addressed during his keynote presentation on Monday. Martin spoke during the Glass Association … Continue reading

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Bergmann Featured Speaker at BEC

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced Kai-Uwe Bergmann, partner at architectural firm BIG, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference. BEC will be held February 21-23, 2016, at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Bergmann … Continue reading

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Q&A With Structural Glass Engineer James O’Callaghan

James O’Callaghan and his firm Eckersley O’Callaghan have been pushing the (building) envelope with glass for years, and the engineer hopes the growing momentum of structural glass applications continues to drive innovation in the building community. O’Callaghan discussed the evolution of … Continue reading

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Apogee CEO Encourages Industry to Get Retrofitted

Out with the old, or in with the new? How about a little of both. Apogee Enterprises CEO Joseph Puishys gave attendees at the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference an industry update Monday. His … Continue reading

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BEC Attendees Get Crash Course in Codes

Building code changes and increased stringency require the glass and glazing industry to stay informed, and code expert Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting did just that at GANA’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference earlier this week. Monday, Culp gave … Continue reading

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