Colin Powell delivers opening address in Chicago
November 18, 2010
Retired Gen. Colin Powell delivered the opening keynote address at the U.S. Green Building Council's 2010 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, Nov. 17-19 at McCormick Place West in Chicago. Powell addressed a crowd of 10,000, urging listeners to be leaders in green building. Watch a video of the opening session, which also included a discussion between political pundits Mary Matalin...
News, updates, photos and video from the show floor
November 17, 2010
More than 25,000 visitors headed to McCormick Place West in Chicago last week for the 2010 Greenbuild Conference and Expo. The U.S. Green Building Council hosted the green building educational conference and trade show, Nov. 17-19.
Members form new government affiars committee
November 8, 2010
Protective Glazing Council International, Topeka, Kan., hosted its Annual Symposium Nov. 2-4, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md. Even though the symposium typically takes place in the metro D.C. area, last year, it co-located with GANA’s fall conference in Kansas City.The members formed a new task force, the Government Affairs Committee, to interface with the...
Industry waits for economy to turn; code changes to spur green product use, retrofits
October 4, 2010
"Cautiously optimistic" could describe the mood at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 14-16, in Las Vegas. Although it might be another 12 to 18 months before the industry experiences an upturn (See "Economy not headed for double-dip recession,"), positive discussion surrounded the green building and commercial retrofit markets."I think it's going to be a long, cold...
September 28, 2010
Product and event coverage from the show floor in Düsseldorf, Germany, Sept. 28-Oct. 1.
September 20, 2010
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September 14, 2010
Live coverage from the show floor in Las Vegas, including product introductions, news updates and photo galleries
glasstec 2010 changes structure, name; offers solarpeq as concurrent show
July 6, 2010
This year brings change to Düsseldorf, Germany, in the form of a new name, schedule and structure for glasstec 2010. To be held Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, the trade fair will take place over four days this year, instead of the usual five, and sport a new title: glasstec 2010, International Trade Fair for Glass Production-Processing-Products. “The new title will convey that...
November 2, 2009
Vitrum 2009 took place at Fiera Milano, Milan, Oct. 28-31. Read the following articles for an overview of the international trade show for machinery, equipment and systems for flat and hollow glass; glass; and finished products.Vitrum 2009 sees increase in number of visitorsVitrum: Worst not quite over for European industrial productionVitrum wraps up
September 30, 2009
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo opened its doors Sept. 30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. About 6,300 industry members pre-registered for the event, which occupies 270,000 gross square feet of exhibit space.