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MasterSpec, the architectural industry’s leading specification system, includes NACC Certification of a glazing contractor as a requirement for “Installer Qualifications” within the sub-section entitled “Quality Assurance.”
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Brian Lurie has joined the company as national architectural manager for northern California.
Throughout the year, Glaston has received several orders from North American customers.
Solarban® 60 glass was chosen for the replacement of 800 guest room windows at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables because it complied with contemporary energy codes while maintaining the neutral aesthetic of the original glass.
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Marvin is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Enfield, Connecticut-based A.W. Hastings and is now the owner of its distributor in New England and Eastern New York.
Air Products will highlight its latest Cleanfire® oxy-fuel burner solutions at the 80th Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, Ohio, from October 28-29.
Glasstech Asia 2019 will be held concurrently with Fenestration Asia 2019 from 12 to 14 November 2019.
The Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI) is pleased to announce its new Special Advisory Council (SAC).
Building on the success of its commercially inspired Trex Signature® Rod Rail, Trex has expanded the premium end of its aluminum railing line with the addition of mesh and glass rail.
Windows Offer Residents Quiet, Comfort, Thermal Efficiency, and Great Views.
When buildings require custom windows and doors, manufacturers often reach out to Al-Farooq Corporation to assist in the necessary process to make it happen.
Dr. Paul Bove’s presentation was sponsored by AAMA’s Southeast Region, and a webinar version of his presentation will be given November 12.
ProVia is honored to be recognized by the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce as part of their annual awards program.
The careful modulation of the façade, the angled shape of the tower and the glass covering help to reflect the changing sky and seem to make the building disappear.
PGT Innovations recently revealed its 24,500-square-foot iLab, an innovative extension of the business that serves as a product incubator and micro-factory, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 10.

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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.
As companies strive to make their workplaces more flexible, interior glass has become a popular choice. Demountable interior glass also offers tax advantages.
Productivity within the fabrication plant can be affected by the choice of drilling and milling machinery- what is the option- Horizontal or Vertical?
Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
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.
In some cases, the blemished glass can be restored to an acceptable aesthetic condition using a combination of wet and dry polishing methods.
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.”
Learn about the first step we take in maintaining tempered glass quality standards.
Borosilicate glass, in particular, is extremely well-suited for 3D printing processes in a range of applications.
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.

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