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What to Know About “Paid in Full” Checks

Many jobs were put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic and, as the economy opens back up, it’s possible there could be an increase in price disputes. Glazing contractors should be aware that cashing a check marked “payment in … Continue reading

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FGIA Speaker Highlights Common Problems with Onsite Glazing Installs

“The biggest trend we are seeing is pre-fabricated facades,” said Christopher Grey, senior project manager for Simpson Gumpertz and Heger, an engineering firm that designs, investigates and rehabilitates structures, building enclosures and materials. “This is changing the way products are … Continue reading

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Owner Interest is Top Obstacle for Modular Construction

As modular construction gains traction in the architectural community, it leads to the question of where the glass and glazing industry fits in. “We’ll be looking at hotels where every room is a container with windows, stacked ten stories, and … Continue reading

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Q4 2019 CCI Sees Contractor Confidence Hit Record Low

Contractor confidence reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2019 with a composite score of 77, but that quickly diminished in the fourth quarter. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) dropped six points to a score of 71, the … Continue reading

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AGMCC Programs Continue to Raise the Bar to Better the Industry

The annual meeting of the Architectural Glass and Metal Certification Council (AGMCC), which manages the North American Contractor Certification (NACC) and Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) certification programs is currently underway at Curtainwall Design & Consulting’s Dallas headquarters. Jim … Continue reading

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