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Aging Schools Provide Perfect Opportunity to Incorporate Security Glazing

School design has always straddled the line between practicality and comfort, but older schools were not built with modern safety and security measures in mind. According to Julie Schimmelpenningh, Eastman Chemical Company’s technical engagement manager, the number of existing schools … Continue reading

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Building Safer Schools After Sandy Hook: An Architect’s View

Sunday marked the second anniversary of the horrific and tragic mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where 20 young children and six adult staff members were shot to death by a mentally disturbed young man. The … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Member Says Laminated Glass Key to School Safety

A member of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission says laminated glass offers the best chance to keep students safe from predators while at school by providing the valuable time needed until authorities arrive. “The first five to eight minutes is … Continue reading

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