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Energy-Efficient Architecture with Glass
Energy-Efficient Architecture with Glass High-performance functional glazing has a significant impact on the energy efficiency of buildings and their level of usability or life quality. Experts agree that increased demands will lead to improved functionality of the glass products used in facades. Gleaming glass facades have become a key element of today's cityscapes in most of the world. With their smooth surfaces and coordinated designs, these glass claddings are a symbol of modernity and architectural elegance. full story  »

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Upcoming events
WinDoorEX Middle East 2014
CICC, Nasr Road, Nasr city, Cairo, Egypt
15-17 May 2014

Glass Focus 2014
London, UK
16-16 May 2014

Glass South America
Sao Paulo, Brazil
21-24 May 2014

Latest news
A grand event in the glass industry - a merger of two exhibitions in one
Apr-23-14 -  April 16, 2014 guidance StekloSouz of Russia and "Expocentre" signed an agreement to merge the two exhibitions "GlassExpo" and "MIR STEKLA". Under the agreement with Russia in 2014 will be one international exhibition "MIR STEKLA".

C.R. C.R. Laurence Appoints Jeff Phillips as Sales and Marketing Director, Interior Office Systems
Apr-23-14 -  Phillips brings more than 28 years of industry experience to foster long-term growth for CRL's Interior Office Systems product line.

To To be an Early Bird at GlassBuild America 2014
Apr-23-14 -  GlassBuild America 2014 will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 9-11, 2014.

Edgetech Edgetech continues Triple Glazing Question at FIT Show
Apr-23-14 -  Following the phenomenal success of The Triple Glazing Question at the Ricoh Arena in April hosted by Edgetech UK, a Quanex company, the discussion around the hot topic of triple glazing for 2014 is set to continue at the FIT Show.

Long-time Long-time glass industry scientist joins American Glass Research in Butler, PA, USA
Apr-23-14 -  American Glass Research announced the latest in-house addition to their staff of scientists focused on the glass industry.


GS GS acquires F.I.C. (UK) Limited
Apr-23-14 -  Glass Service, Inc. Vsetin, Czech Republic has acquired F.I.C. (UK) Limited, based in Penzance, UK from its previous owner CNUD EFCO International NV/SA effective from January 2014.

Interesting Facts
Shadow Conditions That Increase the Amount of Thermal Stress on Glass
Apr-23-14 -  In the June 2013 publication of Glass Canada, Margaret Webb, Executive Director of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), gave an overview of a technical services bulletin developed by IGMA to assist the industry in providing a proper technical understanding for thermal stress.

Talks Talks between CCS & ACerS
Apr-23-14 -  On 15th April, Peng Shou, president of ICG and vice chairman of The Chinese Ceramic Society (CCS), met delegation of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) in Shanghai together with Xu Yongmo, general director of CCS, Jin Zhanping, general secretary of CCS, and Tan Fu, vice general secretary of CCS.

Biesse Demonstrates Cutting Edge Technology To Manufacturers
Apr-23-14 -  On April 10th and 11th, Biesse America hosted manufacturers from across the United States at the Spring One2One event held at our Charlotte, NC facility.

Thermal Thermal Insulation Glazing in the Residential Space
Apr-23-14 -  Featured in this post, is a private residence located at Aachen in Germany.The project has extensively used Climaplus N, a thermal insulation glazing solution from Saint-Gobain.


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