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One AIA Virtual Session Covered the Balance between Performance and Aesthetics

As architects continue to seek increased performance and aesthetics from their glass and glazing products, companies throughout the industry continue to advance their product innovations. This can include new glass and coatings, curtainwalls, doors and windows to provide the best … Continue reading

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Glass: From Start to Finish

After canceling last year due to COVID-19, there was hope for AIA’s Conference on Architecture to return to an in-person format this year. With remaining uncertainties surrounding the pandemic, the organization opted for a virtual platform instead. The event is … Continue reading

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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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