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    The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, the jewel in the Virginia Beach Town Center, touts a nautical feel and features a tower that shines bright in the evening.
  • In a recent e-glass weekly poll, 31 percent of respondents reported their company had laid off employees in response to the current recession. In January alone, U.S. companies laid off 237,902 workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a result, many Americans find themselves working longer hours to compensate for reduced staff resources. Efficiency is now the name of...
  • Claim your place on the list
    The June 2009 issue of Glass Magazine and will feature the 18th annual list of the year’s highest earning glazing contractors. To ensure your company’s place on the list, make your submissions before March 13.
  • According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, one in six working Americans has a drug problem. The crisis is particularly acute in the construction industry and cuts across all ethnic groups, trades, professions and educational backgrounds, resulting in a total cost of more than $100 billion a year to American businesses.Some of the impact might be masked, but the U.S. Chamber of...
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    The 30,000-square-foot renovation of the Discovery Center of Springfield (Mo.) earned a Gold rating from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program from the U.S. Green Building Council thanks in part to its high-performance glass and windows.
  • Glass Magazine is now accepting nominations for the sixth annual Crystal Achievement Awards, and we want to hear about the best products and services the glass industry has to offer.
  • What role does 'green' play in your business?
    CommercialChuck Mowrey, vice president of business development, Carmel Architectural Sales, Anaheim, Calif.Daylighting devices, carbon footprint calculations and thermal performance are "green" areas in our business. In Southern California, Carmel has exclusive distributorship of Solatube, a daylighting device installed in ceilings/roofs, especially schools.Code changes around thermal...
  • Employee disciplining often gives rise to employment litigation. The disciplinary procedure should follow four rules:• The employee must know the nature of the problem.• The employee must know what he or she must do to fix the problem.• The employee must have a reasonable period of time in which to fix the problem.• The employee must understand the consequences of inaction.The...
  • The d-hotel, located in Belgium, stands out through its innovative architecture. The hotel features one of the first applications of Glassiled, a product that integrates light emitting diodes into laminated glass.
  • The May issue of Glass Magazine will feature glass and glazing industry products making their debut at the AIA 2009 National Convention and Design Expo, April 30-May 2 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco. To make sure your company is included in this special editorial feature, make your submission by March 6.
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