Companies Wrightstyle, the Bridge of Sighs and evacuation models Oct-20-14 - Wrightstyle, based in the UK, supplies specialist steel and aluminium glazing systems worldwide. Jane Embury, the company’s marketing director, looks at evacuation planning for today’s high-rise buildings.
Events Gimav at Glasstec with Italy’s Best Oct-20-14 - Gimav will make its traditional appearance at Glasstec in the ‘Italy Area’ – 15,000 square meters dedicated to the best Made-in-Italy products.
Architecture Architect creates his own high-performance dream home with Kolbe's windows and doors Oct-20-14 - Architect Jesse Lizer, AIA, and his wife, Shannon, live in the dream home that they imagined and built together in Dike, Iowa. Kolbe’s Ultra Series windows and doors contribute to the home’s remarkable energy-efficient performance. Not only does the Lizer home surpass the energy performance of its neighbors in Iowa, but it outshines most new homes across the country.
Companies PPG reports record third quarter net sales and earnings Oct-20-14 - Third quarter net sales of $3.94 billion, up 4 percent versus prior year; Record third quarter adjusted earnings per diluted share from continuing operations of $2.82, up 22 percent year-over-year; Record third quarter earnings in each major region; Cash and short-term investments totaling $3.0 billion at quarter-end