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The Bad News is There’s a Great Recession Coming. The Good News? It’s Not til 2030

The next few years should be strong for the glass and fenestration industries, but companies better use that time to prepare for the possibility of a huge economic shock in 2030, according to Alan Beaulieu, the president of ITR Economics, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years Later

USGNN.com™ went on location to New Orleans to interview a prominent code expert, who explained what the community and code leaders have learned–and how they have changed–10 years post Katrina. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

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Florida AG Calls Hurricane Films “a Scam”

Bob Rushing isn’t so sure that Florida attorney general Pam Bondi wasn’t on to something when she recently claimed companies encouraging consumers to install hurricane-resistant films as hurricane protection are running a scam. “Hurricane-resistant and properly-fabricated glass is definitely more … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Document about Recommended Static Water Penetration Resistance Test Pressures

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently published a document that recommends static water penetration resistance test pressures for non-hurricane-prone U.S. regions. AAMA TIR A13-13, Recommended Static Water Penetration Resistance Test Pressures in Non-Hurricane-Prone Regions of the United States, was … Continue reading

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