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China Glass will be staged at China International Exhibition Center of Beijing on May 22 - 25, 2019.
A record number of exhibitors (2,250) give top marks to BAU.
The VDMA working group "Standardized Interfaces in the Glass Industry" is working on manufacturer-independent standards with the participation of machine builders, software manufacturers and users.
"FeneVision is the only software we haven't had to replace as we have grown." - Rick Wuest, Thompson Creek Window Company.
Since its inception in 2006, Britplas’ Safevent window for mental health has evolved through 8 models whilst the sill used has remained the same until recently.
In 2018, ExtrudaSeal invested in more than 40 new tools, in addition to the thousands of existing tools that are in place for their extensive back catalogue of window and door gaskets. This is a record for ExtrudaSeal, representing a six-figure investment.
Yale Door and Window Solutions has achieved a product-specific Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certification for its Revolution Window Hinge.
Leading fenestration and installation expert EYG Commercial has installed 734 Spectus windows in a three year phased development of 84 houses on the site of the former Castle College in Sheffield.
The Gatefold Building provides 119 homes for private rent in the heart of West London, with Unique Window Systems fabricating and installing both PVCu and aluminium fenestration products for the project.
Show organizers have released the dates and location of the 2019 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar on Canadian energy codes and regulations and their movement toward higher performance levels over the next decade.
Emplas has committed to a major investment programme within its dedicated IGU business, Padiham Glass.
Over 35,000 architecture fans get to look inside a host of exciting buildings in Munich.
At BAU Munich 2019, the air-tight air-lux pivoting door receives an award from the AIT innovation competition.
Howells Patent Glazing was appointed manufacturer and supplier of a bespoke glazing system for one of the greatest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Britain, the Towers, known to millions as the centrepiece of Alton Towers Resort.
While looking for an interior/exterior folding glass wall solution for a new apartment complex in downtown Indianapolis, a customer reached out to Solar Innovations®.

Articles

A front door can be a status symbol. By choosing the right door, you can enhance the beauty of your whole property.
Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
All offices must be well ventilated. To meet increasingly stringent Health and Safety regulations, a continuous supply of fresh air is necessary.
Condensation is regarded as a problem associated with old and new windows. Commonly seen on the inside pane of glazing, new high performance sealed units and windows have resulted in condensation sometimes forming on the outside pane.
With so many different configurations for our glass structures, choosing a design can get a little overwhelming. However, the selection process can be simplified by understanding the different purposes of the structure.
For this post-Irma episode, Paul and Will engaged in an engrossing discussion about how “hurricane windows” performed against the prolonged battering of wind and rain that accompanied Irma on her journey through Florida.
Impact resistant windows are a very important part of the construction industry and homeowners are well advised to consider their use. But, owners must also recognize that impact “resistant” does not mean hurricane “proof.”
Anodizing is the most durable and long-lasting option for finishing architectural aluminum building products. An electrochemical process, anodizing produces a finish that resists the ravages of time and environment.
Glass canopies are a common design element added to homes and commercial buildings around the world, whether they’re new or old.
The term ‘Wind Load’ is used to refer to any pressures or forces that the wind exerts on a building or structure. There are actually three types of wind forces that would be exerted on a building.
There are an increasing amount of products available that offer varying degrees of natural daylight and most will be familiar with smaller scale skylights, rooflights or roof windows.
Advances in glass manufacturing processes mean there has never been more choice when it comes to the fire glass market.

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