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  • Pilkington Profilit Hurricane, Technical Glass Products
    Pilkington Profilit Hurricane offers a new realm of daylighting design options in hurricane regions. It is the only tested and approved hurricane impact channel glass system in North America, approved by both Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida, according to Technical Glass Products officials. The glass can be used to bring natural light into commercial and residential buildings while...
  • Dreamwalls Marble Glass, Gardner Glass Products
    Dreamwalls Marble Glass, from Gardner Glass Products, North Wilkesboro, N.C., features a high-resolution digital image taken from a full-size stone slab, while other comparable glass products use photos of small pieces of stone that are digitally tiled. The image is captured and mounted to the glass using a powerful adhesive that is placed on the image side of the photo without distorting the...
  • SPD SmartGlass, Innovative Glass Corp.
    SPD SmartGlass, part of Plainview, N.Y.-based Innovative Glass Corp.’s E Glass product line, can be instantly darkened, lightened and tuned with a dimmer, remote control or automatic sensor. It has a dynamic light range of more than 50 percent to less than 1 percent, and can control light, sun glare, heat gain and energy, while blocking 99 percent of harmful and damaging ultraviolet rays. Rather...
  • California Academy of Sciences Museum, Applied Solar Inc.
    The new California Academy of Sciences Museum in Golden Gate Park San Francisco represents Applied Solar Inc.’s largest solar electric installation.Steve Coonen, vice president, Applied Solar, San Diego, headed a team that designed and manufactured 720, 4-by-6-foot glass panels embedded with photovoltaic cells that were arranged in a solar canopy around the academy’s roof. It is the largest...
  • Solera+Nanogel Insulation, Advanced Glazings Ltd.
    Advanced Glazings Ltd., Sydney, Nova Scotia, offers Solera+Nanogel Insulation, a high-performance translucent glazing that delivers R values of R17–R20, akin to a traditional wall, when used as a double glazed unit. Solera takes direct glare and redistributes it randomly, so it bounces off of light-colored ceilings and walls into deep architectural space. It is compatible with standard framing...
  • Designer Glass Door Sliders, Doralco Architectural Metals
    Doralco Architectural Metals' Designer Sliding Glass Door System for all-glass doors showcases the sliding mechanism with exposed stainless steel rollers. Uniquely designed for both residential and commercial entrances, this sliding glass door system was created to free the installer of the need for header or wall glass required by other exposed sliding systems. This new addition to Doralco's...
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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...