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Breaking Bridges: Understanding Thermal Performance is Key to Ensuring Glazing’s Place on the Façade

Does it seem like you’re hearing the terms “thermal bridging” and “thermal break” more frequently? You are, and there’s a good reason for it. Simply put, when it comes to façades, thermal bridging is the movement of heat from the … Continue reading

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FGIA Gathers Members for First Time Under New Brand

A new chapter was opened this morning at the Annual Conference of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). The event marked the first gathering since the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) joined … Continue reading

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Industry Experts Look Ahead to Next Ten Years

Now that the world has entered a new decade, people within the glass industry are making predictions about what they expect to be the biggest issues and advances facing the industry over the next ten years. Energy Efficiency One trend … Continue reading

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Industry Reacts to NYC Mayor de Blasio’s Criticism of All-Glass Buildings

On Earth Day, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans for a Green New Deal that aims to reduce carbon emissions in the city by introducing legislation to “ban inefficient all-glass buildings.” One such piece of legislation is … Continue reading

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BEC Focuses on Design Trends, Thermal Efficiency and More

Panel discussions and presentations began at the 2019 Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference in Las Vegas Monday with a focus on thermally efficient glazing systems, which stressed edge of glass performance. The panel session called “Cutting-Edge Facades: Thermally-Efficient Fenestration Systems,” … Continue reading

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