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    The basics: The $42 million, 70,000-square-foot Segerstrom Science Center at Azusa (Calif.) Pacific University features a striking façade of channel glass. Etched into the glass of the west and south sides of the center are the words, "In the beginning, God created," along with other words that appear in Genesis, such as water, earth, sky, land, birds and trees, according to an...
  • How to become an integral part of your commercial design community
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    "Know who your customers are and what they want." You hear that at every business seminar. This holds true in design and construction.As a glass company, it is valuable to think of yourself and services as an extension of the design team. Taking on that attitude will give you the advantage over your competitors. In commercial design especially, where designers bill for their time...
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    After renovation.Photo by Rehau, Leesburg, Va.The basics: In May 2009, a 2-year, $9 million renovation was completed at the Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg, Md. The renovation, part of the hotel chain’s worldwide campaign to re-launch its brand with a more contemporary image, included a complete upgrade of the hotel’s exterior with energy-efficient glazing systems. Energy modeling shows the...
  • The basics: The new $74 million Lucas County Arena in downtown Toledo aims to be one of the first new pro sports venues in North America to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design requirements, according to a release from Pilkington North America. The 8,000-seat arena opened in October 2009 and features 25,000-square-feet of energy-efficient...
  • CPFilms Inc., St. Louis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Solutia Inc., has launched two Web sites supporting its Vista and FormulaOne High Performance Auto Tint window film brands, according to a Jan. 29 release. Through intuitive navigation and interactive features, and a bold new look, the Web sites promote CPFilms premium dealers and product lines in the U.S. and Canada.“These...
  • InterEdge Technologies, Sausalito, Calif., launched the company’s newly redesigned and interactive Web site for glaziers, according to a Jan. 19 release. The site features a full range of product information for 20- through 180-minute clear fire- and safety-rated glazing. In addition, it offers the ability to compare products for a specific project need and quickly request a...
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    The basics: New York University’s subterranean Stern School of Business features an innovative glass exterior walking surface/ceiling. The 2,000-square-foot load-bearing skylight floods natural light from the outside plaza into the underground school. The glass floor system also acts as a ceiling, and had to meet the city’s 1-hour fire-rated requirements for roof assemblies. The...
  • The Federal Reserve has introduced a generous surge of money in the financial system, but this could result in higher inflation, expected to reappear in 2011 and 2012.See attached PDF for more information.
  • Some of the most beautiful and unique glass on commercial buildings and homes in the country are found in Arizona and IndustrialSAVER wants to offer such products across the globe. The company, which operates a business-to-business marketplace, recently launched a new directory focusing on all kinds of commercial, industrial and safety glass standard or custom made. According to officials of the...
  • RavenBrick, Denver, received 54 patent approvals from the U.S. Patent Office for its RavenWindow solar heat blocking window filer technology. According to a company release, the market-ready window filter automatically blocks solar heat when the outside temperature is too hot, while allowing solar heat inside when the outside temperature is cold. RavenBrick smart-window filters use no electricity...
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