Tag Archives: COVID-19

Virtual Summer Conference Gives Design and Construction Perspective on COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire glass industry, from manufacturing and supply chains to design and construction. While the first day of the National Glass Association (NGA) Summer Conference included a focus on the manufacturing perspective, the session, “The … Continue reading

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Is There a Coin Shortage and Could It Affect Your Business?

Yet another casualty of COVID-19 is a shortage of coins in the U.S., according to media reports and confirmed by the Federal Reserve. This may or may not be affecting retail glass businesses, as most people pay via credit card. … Continue reading

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Glass Companies Work Around Plexiglass Shortage Amid Increased Demand

Demand for products such as sneeze guards and partitions has increased exponentially amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with many companies opting for acrylic glass, commonly referred to as plexiglass, due to its transparency and durability. This increased demand has caused orders … Continue reading

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NGA Conference Puts Spotlight on COVID-19 Impacts on the Glass Industry

It was a conference with a whole new look and the cause of that new look was also its unwelcome star. The COVID-19 pandemic was a major focus on the first day of the virtual (online) National Glass Association (NGA) … Continue reading

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ASHRAE, NYSERDA to Establish Post-COVID-19 Building Reopening Framework

Glass could have an important part to play in post-COVID-19 design. Its role may be addressed in new guidelines being developed by ASHRAE and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The organizations have signed a new … Continue reading

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