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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‚Äôs technical engagement manager, the number of existing schools … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Lessons Lead to Changes in Glass Usage in Schools

The horrors of the Sandy Hook school shooting 10 years ago not only shattered our illusion of schools as a sanctuary but altered the way schools are designed. Jay Brotman, a managing partner at Svigals + Partners, the New Haven, … Continue reading

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Glass Plays Significant Role in New Sandy Hook School

Safety, security, natural light and views to nature were at the center of the design of the newly constructed Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Conn. Glass and glazing were key in attaining this goal. The elementary school was built in … Continue reading

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