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Vitro Glass’s Fresno Plant Earns Energy Star Certification

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that its Fresno, Calif., facility has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star® certification for superior energy efficiency. The Fresno plant, which operates an oxygen-fuel-powered (oxy-fuel) glass furnace, earned the certification … Continue reading

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Codes and Regulatory Update Covers the Gamut at AAMA Conference

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) continues its Annual Conference in Palm Springs, Calif., and the day started with a rapid-fire update on the myriad of programs that are having or could have an impact on the glass, window and … Continue reading

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Canadian Energy Codes and Regulations Explained in AAMA Webinar

Energy codes and regulations in Canada are becoming stricter, with lower U-factor requirements on the horizon. The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) hosted a webinar titled, “Canadian Energy Codes and Regulations – Where are They Going?” to give professionals in … Continue reading

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Report: Energy Efficiency Employment Keeps Climbing

Energy efficiency employed 2.25 million Americans in 2017 who manufactured, designed or installed energy-efficient products certified by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program or installed according to Energy Star guidelines, according to the recently released U.S. Energy and Employment … Continue reading

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AAMA Conference Covers Crucial Topics

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual national conference in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday with sessions that focused on regulatory issues, the U.S. vinyl industry and marketing. AAMA’s Vinyl Material Council meeting discussed several topics based on … Continue reading

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