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Follow the Numbers: Retrofit and Renovation Can Mean Big Opportunities

They say the numbers don’t lie, so co consider these: U.S. commercial buildings consume more than $120 billion in annual energy costs. That’s according to the 2012 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey released in 2016 (Note: The 2012 study is … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Raises Questions About Windows Melting Vinyl Siding

A lawsuit in Oregon over melted vinyl siding is revisiting the question of what role, if any, windows might play in such events. Michael Harney of Beaverton, Ore., is suing Associated Materials of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, the makers of Alside … Continue reading

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Low-E at Center of Energy Star Storm Window Specification

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program recently hosted a webinar to address questions and provide clarifications regarding a product specification for exterior and interior storm panels, also called storm windows. The storm windows are used in both multi-family and … Continue reading

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Guardian Industries Corp. Approves DeWitt, Iowa, Plant Project

Guardian Industries’ board of directors has approved a major capital project to repair the float glass furnace and expand glass production at its DeWitt, Iowa, plant, pending approval of state and local incentives. The proposed project, expected to begin in … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Getting the Low(-E) Down

Every Thursday, in accordance with USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re throwing it back to low-E. In the … Continue reading

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