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  •   “It wasn’t one of our bigger jobs, but it included a lot of fabrication for us. Many of the glass units are angled pieces. The main tower rises 12 feet then slants out 15 degrees on all three sides.” —Sunni Burrus, American Glass Co. The basics: Hematology & Oncology Associates turned a 51,000-square-foot Food World supermarket in Tupelo, Miss., into the...
  •   “We wanted to manipulate the amount of sunlight coming through the glass wall. So, we designed a 4-foot canopy that blocks the sun when it’s at a higher angle during the summer, but allows the sun to hit the glass when it’s at a lower angle during the winter, heating up the inside.” —Matthew Mathosian, NYIT architecture student and Open House architecture...
  • Glass companies lag behind consumers when it comes to online marketing and selling. Although most consumers say they start online when looking for local listings, the majority of glass companies still dedicate most of their marketing dollars to print media ...
  • “One of our bigger challenges was unloading all of the windows. They are pretty good sized pre-glazed units that weight 300 to 400 pounds. At the end of the day, [our installers] were pretty worn out after handling those large units individually.” — Bill John, president of InterClad in Minneapolis. The basics: After about a year and a half of construction, the glass-enclosed,...
  • Part two of three in the e-glass special series on marketing.A search for “glass shower door” on YouTube results in videos of professional glass shower enclosure installations and commercials for glass and hardware manufacturers. The widespread use of YouTube has some glass company executives working the site into their marketing strategies...
  • “We have won the international design competition for a memorial for the Omagh bomb, the single biggest event in the history of the Northern Ireland conflict. … The design includes a pillar that should appear at least to be made of solid glass. Near the top, inside, will float a cut-glass faceted heart shape.” – Seán Hillen The basics: The winning design for the...
  • When designer Elie Tahari decided to build a flagship store, he chose to go away from the modern glitz of New York City and out to East Hampton, N.Y., where he converted a historic post office into the high-end boutique.The 5,000-square-foot store features an interior glass-walled and glass-roofed enclosure that rises up two stories, flooding the boutique with natural light.“The architects...
  • Glass House is a fitting name for the 23-story condominium completed summer 2007 in Denver. The two-tower structure is wrapped in slab-to-slab glass, providing residents on any side breathtaking views of mountain peaks or the city skyline with zero sightlines. The project didn’t come without difficulties.“One main challenge in this project was developing metal systems that would...
  • “The signature component will be a three-story glass curtain wall and atrium that will look out onto the city’s beautiful downtown waterfront.”— Sabrina Anico, Mahaffey Theater marketing director The basics: After a one-year hiatus and a $20-million renovation, the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, Fla., is back with a light-filled and expanded lobby enclosed by soaring...
  • How to take the bumps out of your next truck purchase
     Dreaming of a new truck? Turn your dreams into reality, while avoiding the nightmare of buyer’s remorse, by doing some clear-eyed strategic planning long before stepping foot onto a dealer’s floor. A little bit of research, combined with a few truck-buying tips, will result in years of safe and productive job-site glass deliveries made in a truck right for you, your budget and...
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