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Myriem Guedouar shared her experience in working with glass projects, including the use of colored glass, finding technical solutions to meet an architect's vision, and how she defines a successful project.
Innovative architectural glasses recognized for sustainability, transparency in production.
This is the second time in five months that a major financial publication has ranked Eastman high on a sustainability list.
FeneTech Europe Sàrl Director Sylvain Kaiser announces the promotion of Yannick Paulis to Group Manager.
SOLARBAN 70 glass helped the Newport Beach’s Environmental Nature Center earn a coveted spot on the 2020 American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards list.
Mike Troutman, Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Excellence for MI Windows and Doors, offered an accident investigation protocol roadmap to the participants of the FGIA Virtual Annual Conference.
Participants at the FGIA Virtual Annual Conference heard several predictions about the economic future in 2021, courtesy of keynote speaker and economist Dr. Chris Kuehl.
FGIA recognized the contributions and achievements of its members and congratulated award winners at the Virtual Annual Awards Ceremony at the end of the first day of the conference - Tuesday, February 23.
Even with the cancellation of this year’s in-person Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, the glazing community can still get their education fix with “BEC Presents…”
Glass Technical Paper offers guidance to select proper security glazing for use in school settings.
Acid-etch it. Backpaint it. Frit it. Digitally print on it. The design options are endless with Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass — the world's purest glass, and the ultimate canvas for brilliant design.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar entitled “The Impact of Cavity Reduction on Triple Glazed IG Units” on Tuesday, March 9 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern.
Registration for the third installment of the Leadership Development Program from the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance is open through March 31, with the first session taking place April 14.
Tests according to standards NAFS, CSA and AAMA at ift Rosenheim facilitates market access for window and door manufacturers.
The NGA Codes & Standards Help Center answers questions related to safety glazing, energy, glass inspection, bird-friendly glazing and fire-rated glazing.
Solarban® R77 glass reveals new design possibilities with its neutral-reflective, soft silver-blue aesthetic.

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From domed skylights to curved handrails, revolving door enclosures to building enclosures, the dramatic curves of bent glass offer architectural form and function.
The main goal of all fire-rated glass is to compartmentalize fire to enable safe exit. It is most commonly used around egress areas, property line walls, stairwells, and points of exit.
Elegant glazing - from walls to slabs - clads a residential tower.
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.

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