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Are Glass Coatings Getting Better with Age?

The development of low-E coatings in the 1970s was a game changer for architectural glass. It provided a means for builders, developers, architects and specifiers to use an abundance of glass, while keeping occupants comfortable and without concern of increased … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Affirms Summary Judgment for Glass Companies in Exposure Suit

A California appellate court has ruled in favor of PRL Aluminum, PRL Glass Systems, GlasPro, Glasswerks and Pilkington (the defendants) in a case focused on whether exposure to the companies’ products caused a glazier’s lung disease. Plaintiffs in the case, … Continue reading

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Required Courses: School Safety and Security is Not an Elective

When it comes to school safety and security, you can’t cut corners. Unfortunately, though, not every school district has the funds to install security level glazing products. Educational facilities may consider some type of protective glazing, but decide against it. … Continue reading

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A Focus on Retrofit Solutions, Pre-Fabrication at Construct Show

Glass and glazing companies have a major presence at the Construct show this year where they’re reaching architects, spec writers and other industry professionals. Pre-fabrication and solutions for retrofit projects were some of the common themes on the show floor. … Continue reading

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The Glass Connection: Digital Storefronts Offer New Glazing Opportunities

You’re not fun anymore. That might be one way to describe the U.S. population’s sentiments about brick-and-mortar shopping. Whether it’s lack of enjoyment, or the attractive simplicity and speed of online shopping, thousands of retailers have closed stores over the … Continue reading

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