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  • Companies from all parts of the glass and glazing industry have implemented innovative, out-of-the-box ideas to improve business from the ground up. Here’s an Idea… showcases these sometimes small behind-the-scenes ideas that can make a big impact on a company’s bottom line. If you have an idea that you would like to share, contact Bethany Stough. Tubelite developed the 900RW Ribbon Window using...
  • The basics: The new chapel at St. Luke's Meridian Medical Center in Meridian, Idaho, offers a place for comfort, quiet reflection and spiritual care for patients, families and staff. All St. Luke's locations have chapels to address the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff, but in 2010 Meridian's chapel space was reallocated for patient care due to lack of space. In 2012 a group of...
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    Closer LookRead more about the 2017 construction forecast from Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America.Glazier BulletinWatch the video How to Install SageGlass Dynamic Glass, produced by SageGlass. For more instructional videos from the company, visit sageglass.com/videos.   International Code Requirements for Commercial Glazing...
  • The industry's new fight promotes glass with added value, in larger sizes, across more applications
    Deloitte Tower in Montreal features high-tech, high-performance building systems that are designed to reduce energy consumption by 30 to 40 percent, compared to a conventional office tower. The project features more than 250,000 square feet of value-added, high-performance exterior glass from glass manufacturer Guardian Glass. Low-emissivity, high-performance SunGuard AG 50 encloses the office...
  • The basics:  Completed in August 2016, the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Segovia, Spain, is the city’s new convention center, housing an 800-seat auditorium. Once a royal hunting palace during the 17th and 18th centuries, the convention center now features an architectural glass façade combined with the original materials of stone and slate. The new façade incorporates more than 500...
  • The basics:  Owned by the government of Korea, the new 12,100-square-foot Land Development Exhibit Building in Seoul exemplifies the forward-thinking building performance encouraged by the country. Design goals for the government, which will interact with developing countries doing business in Korea, included showing sustainable practices and incorporating energy-efficient products into...
  • The basics: The Westfield Terminal 2 project at Los Angeles Airport is a $300 million renovation featuring a new design that "reflects the energy of LA's on-the-go culture," according to designers. A major challenge was completing renovations on schedule with the terminal open and operational during construction. Airport security also complicated the project, and locations for work constantly...
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    GlassBuild America 2016: Growing Toward the FutureNews from the show floorGlassBuild America 2016 in PhotosNGA\WDDA Names Board Leaders for 2016-2017Best in Show Awards Presented at GlassBuild America 2016IGMA Hosts Preventing Insulating Glass Failures Seminar in Las VegasVideo: See live product demonstrations from the GlassBuild show floorVacuum Technology from Schmalz at GlassBuildGuardian...
  • Workplace policies dictate corporate life. Companies’ legal claims and defense often succeed or fail on the question of whether a workplace policy exists, be that policy positive or negative, written or unwritten. What is a corporate policy? In short, a corporate policy is a practice followed by a company. And, because companies can only act through their employees, policies are most often...
  • This article is based on presentations that Burk has provided as chair of the Glass Safety Awareness Council for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance. For more information about the organization or its safety activities, visit igmaonline.org. Shortcuts and workarounds create dangerous conditions that risk the health and safety of employees. However, these shortcuts and workarounds are all...
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