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Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Ashley Clark has been appointed architectural manager for northern California, Nevada and Utah.
Neglected historical structure finds new life with new six-story glass-clad crown
Architects and Designers Recognized for Creative Use of Color and Glass with a Virtual Award Presentation Ceremony
Vitro glass maximizes daylighting, views, solar control for LEED-certified office building
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Chris Fronsoe has been appointed national architectural manager for the Northwest region.
Conference Director Bob Lipetz discusses the history, focus, and technical topics of the Glass Problems Conference.
SoFi Stadium marks the biggest commercial railing project ever undertaken by Trex Commercial Products, which custom designed and engineered an unprecedented 73,000 linear feet of railing for the facility.
GlassBuild Connect is coming down the final stretch. You have until December 22nd to visit and take advantage of the massive amount of business-building resources.
Luxury hotel and condo’s floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies glazed with premium low-iron glass.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a test method evaluating the performance and durability of the integration of a fenestration product with a building envelope.
Get details on social distancing guidelines for the event for glaziers, to be held in Las Vegas.
Conference to take place March 21-23, 2021 at Caesars Palace
Glasstech Asia records high turnout rates for its first online conference
The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ has been rescheduled. The new dates are June 7-9, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. WFCT will be hosting WFCT Preview Day on January 14, 2021, which will be virtual.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a specification establishing minimum performance requirements for self-adhering flashing surrounding common exterior fenestration products.
Registration is now open for the NGA Glass Conference: February 2021, taking place via Zoom on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

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This is the second part of a true story from an IT Vendor dealing with a phishing attack at a small contracting firm, “ABC Contracting”.
What is phishing and how do you know when you make be the victim of it? AJ Piscitelli, PMP gives a real life example in his most recent blog post. Stay tuned for more real life examples!
Two plus two does not equal one!
Traditional uses of glass have been reinvented by two architectural firms, who artfully use glass and interlayers to achieve very different design goals.
According to the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), glass collisions claim the lives of up to a billion birds annually in the U.S.
For over four thousand years, the lustrous, hard, and inert characteristics of glass have made it one of the world’s most desirable and frequently used building materials.
This paper explores the statistical basis and methodology for the derivation of the Munich climatic load parameters, applying it to climate data for each ASHRAE climate zone in the United States.
New Technical Document (TD) reviews glass surface decontamination—and what makes glass ideal for physical separation and other applications.
It is estimated that 100 million to 1 billion birds a year perish due to collisions with glass.(1-2) In North America, some communities have enacted legislation aimed at protecting birds by calling for the design and installation of birdsafe glazing.
Structural, architectural and installation demands must all be considered in glass structures. The best solutions do not form a compromise between these demands but integrate them into one solution.
Does it feel like your workers just don’t get it? That no matter what you say or do, the mistakes and remakes just keep happening—or get worse?
When designing with glass, there are a wide range of options to choose from to create a truly unique project.

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