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What Doesn’t Go Together? A PVB Shortage and an Active Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) is expecting an active Atlantic hurricane season. While that may spur some contractors or homeowners to consider a swift upgrade to impact windows, they probably shouldn’t count on that happening. Jeff Rigot, Viracon’s … Continue reading

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Glass Helps a Georgia Tech Building Become One of the Greenest in the Southeast

Since becoming one of the greenest and most sustainable buildings in the country, a southern university has just accomplished a feat years in the making. The Kendeda Building at The Georgia Institute of Technology has become the second in the Southeast to … Continue reading

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NEXT Energy Technologies Closes Series C Funding; Investors Provide Global Reach Into Commercial Building Market

NEXT Energy Technologies Inc., makers of a proprietary transparent photovoltaic coating designed to transform commercial windows into energy-producing solar panels, announced it has raised $13.4 million in a Series C round of funding. Viracon, an architectural glass fabricator and subsidiary … Continue reading

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Increasing Supply Chain Costs Drive Price Increases for Industry Suppliers

A number of glass industry companies and suppliers have recently announced price increases on various products. These increases, which are resulting from escalating costs seen throughout the supply chain, are impacting a wide range of companies, including glazing contractors and … Continue reading

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Viracon Announces Price Increase

Owatonna, Minn.-based Viracon notified customers of a price increase on quote requests received on or after May 12, 2021. According to the announcement, the price increase does not affect the company’s current energy surcharge structure, which will continue to be … Continue reading

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