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  • McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Cos., New York, held its 72nd annual Outlook 2011 Executive Conference, Oct. 28-29, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Robert A. Murray, vice president of economic affairs, McGraw-Hill Construction, delivered the 2011 Construction Outlook. In addition to Murray, industry experts delivered forecasts for green building, residential...
  • The basics: Glass is the defining element of the new Silver Lake Branch Library in Los Angeles, and also the key green element, says Tom Michali, project architect and partner, M2A Milofsky Michali & Cox Architects, Los Angeles. The library features four major glazing elements: a channel glass façade; a point-supported glass corner enclosure; clerestory window systems; and skylights with some...
  • "Prior to the renovation, masonry and non-rated hollow metal storefront and glazing were used in the building. Due to the increased square footage of the building, new fire rated areas needed to be created. The existing hollow metal storefront glazing was located in walls that needed to be upgraded to 1- and 2-hour fire walls."—Jodi Geroux, project architect, AJC Architects.The basics: Architects...
  • The basics: A series of exterior glass light towers, dubbed Media Lanterns, highlight the renovation and addition to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.'s downtown Vancouver broadcasting facility. The decorative and safety-glazed lanterns help connect the facility to the surrounding community, a main design goal of the project. The vivid and warm colors invite visitors to make use of the complex,...
  • SapaTim Stubbs has been appointed president and CEO of Sapa, Sweden. Previously business area president of Sapa Profiles North America, he has been a part of Sapa’s executive team since the acquisition of Indalex in August 2009. Stubbs started his career at Rio Tinto, assigned to the extrusion plant in Cheltenham, where he was operations manager. After Sapa acquired Cheltenham in 1996,...
  • Customers have tighter budgets these days. What are you doing to accommodate them?
    CommercialTim Nass, national sales manager, Safti First, San Francisco.Right now, budget is our biggest competitor. We need to work with customers to give them viable, comprehensive solutions [for fire-rated glass] so customers don't choose a brick wall. ... Our market is code driven, application driven. Our primary responsibility to our customers is to give them products that meet code...
  • "The curtain wall islike a piece of art in itself, like a transparent canvas draped from the exterior. The system was custom-engineered to accommodate the museum's specific loads and long spans."—Dave DeBettignies, regional sales manager, Wausau Window and Wall Systems.The basics:Architects of the 53,000-square-foot addition to the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, describe...
  • How do you reward top-performing employees?
    CommercialJohn Heinaman, president, Heinaman Contract Glazing, Lake Forest, Calif."For our top performers, we offer promotions, and with promotions we provide additional compensation. We also offer our top performers perks, like being able to come to [GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo] and the [BEC Conference]. They also get more opportunities to, for example, play golf with...
  • How the glass and glazing industry in North America is capitalizing on solar energy
    Players involved in solar glazing in North America 
  • Specification of solar energy products higher than average in dorm, education, amusement projects
    Although the specification rate of solar panels and photovoltaic cells (1.89 percent) is low in commercial construction, certain sectors are specifying solar energy products at significantly higher rates than average, according to data from McGraw-Hill Construction, New York. Most notable among these sectors are dormitory and education projects, as well as amusement projects (e.g., stadiums,...
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