Latest Articles in Commercial Glass

  • Building Information Modeling poised to transform construction industry
    Building Information Modeling software is being adopted rapidly in the architecture and construction management fields and has the potential to transform the entire construction industry, experts say.
  • These challenging times present a great opportunity to step back and re-evaluate your policies and procedures in order to put your company on the forward cusp of the economic rebound, better organized and able to take on more work more efficiently. Bear in mind, the end result is tightly tied to the front end research, so do your homework. The right Enterprise Resource Planning system can...
  • Showers Online, CRL’s exclusive frameless shower glass size program, provides glass professionals with an efficient method for calculating final glass sizes for specific projects. Users can design almost any custom enclosure, produce more quotes, train more employees to handle shower customers, make professional presentations, and get accurate glass sizes immediately.
  • Architects, a demanding bunch, push for performance, innovative design and aesthetics. Read about the trends in larger lite sizes, custom curtain wall, green glazing, aluminum panels, steel curtain wall and energy rating education in articles authored by representatives from leading companies in the industry.
  • Architects are free to dream big with glass
    Commercial architects now have the flexibility – literally – to get creative with their building designs and energy savings.
  •     Like switching on a light when entering a room, you probably don’t think twice when logging on to your computer. But if you are on the receiving end of a virus, the resulting headaches and disruption to your business can be significant.Computers bring speed to our business lives, and also viruses and other forms of cyber attacks that can move just as fast through...
  • Wrightstyle creates glazing system that withstands multiple detonations
    Secondary blast injuries, caused by flying objects including glass fragments, are more common than primary blast injuries and are the most common causes of death in blasts.
  • Glasses are amorphous materials with disordered atomic or molecular structures, which result when any material—ceramic, metallic, or polymeric—is cooled from its molten state at a rate higher than what the material would require to transform into a more thermodynamically stable crystalline structure. The word “glass” is commonly associated with the glass derived from silica, limestone, and sodium...
  • Guardian VIG, Guardian Industries’ vacuum glazing panel, could roll out commercially by the end of 2009, according to a Feb. 26 article from the Environmental News Network ...
  • Internet and television critical to marketing success
     In a world where Wikipedia defines everything, MySpace hosts everyone and YouTube videos are everywhere, glass companies must look beyond traditional print marketing techniques to effectively reach consumers.“Seventy-three percent of adults are online. And 59 percent say they start online when looking for local listings,” said Scott Orth, director of Internet marketing...
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  • This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
    Great Glazing: Custom interior officeThis commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline.   Great Glazing: Joliet Junior College Campus...
  • A look at the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products, broken down by sales volume, number of locations and product offering. 
    Building on the success of the Top Glass Fabricators rankings introduced last year, Glass Magazine is expanding its coverage to include the Top Metal Companies, featuring the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products in the United States and Canada. The Top Metal Companies include those that manufacture, fabricate and sell curtain wall, storefront and entrance, commercial interior...
  • Read about the winners
    In an effort to spotlight the people who make the Glass Magazine Award-winning products and projects possible, this year’s program included people-centric categories, for which the industry submitted their picks for best installer, production supervisor, project manager and sales rep.After narrowing down the nominations to three finalists in each category, the Glass Magazine editors asked the...