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  • Floating Glass Staircase, Faour Glass Technologies
    This Florida residence features a floating glass staircase with glass acting as the baluster and a stringer supporting the glass steps.
  • Glass Magazine announces the winners in the 2013 Glass Magazine Award product and project categories.
  • What changes have you seen in your client base in the last year?
    CommercialTerry Peterson, vice president, Novum Structures LLC“I have observed three significant changes in the needs/behavior of our client base recently. On the positive side, there exists an increased awareness of the importance of appropriate glass/structure integration, along with a much higher sensitivity towards budget at the project’s earliest design stages. To ensure better appearance...
  • GlassBuild America to showcase new products and technologies, as companies ramp up post-recession
    As the construction industry emerges from the Great Recession, glass industry companies are ramping up investment and innovation to meet the demands of the accelerating and changing market. From new possibilities in decorative glass to even more efficient glazing systems, these new products will be on display at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 10-12, at the Georgia...
  • *From May 8, 2013, to press time, June 11, 2013.
    NSG Reports Losses in 2013Nippon Sheet Glass Co. reported a 5.6 percent decline in revenues in fiscal year 2013, compared to fiscal year 2012, attributing the loss to “challenging conditions in its main markets.” Looking at the North American architectural market, NSG officials said the segment steadily improved throughout the year, but remained “significantly below the level of 2008,” according...
  • What you need to know
    The 2013 International Code Council Group B Code Development Hearings recently took place in Dallas, where code officials reviewed numerous proposals for changes to the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 International Existing Building Code and 2015 International Residential Code, among others. Following is a report on the more significant results of these hearings, with regards to...
  • Glass and glazing suppliers joined more than 700 exhibitors, June 20-22, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver for the AIA 2013 National Convention and Design Exposition, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects. While many exhibitors reported attendance was down from the 2012 event in Washington, D.C., most attributed the lighter traffic to the location rather than current market...
  • A preview of the products on display in Denver
    Glass and glazing suppliers will join more than 700 exhibitors, June 20-22, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver for the AIA 2013 National Convention and Design Exposition, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects. The following article offers a preview of the glass and metal products that will be on the expo floor— from fire-rated glass, to dynamic windows, to blast-resistant...
  • Is it normal for a shower door hinge to click when opening or closing?
    No, it is not normal for a hinge to click. If it does click, the sound is amplified through the glass and can startle the user. To eliminate the potential for clicking—or to silence an existing click —David Uhey, president of Denver Glass Interiors, recommends taking the following steps:Disassemble the hinge.Pull the springs and plunger out.Hand-apply Synthetic Marine Grease. (This is available...
  • *From April 11, 2013, to press time, May 7, 2013.
    Man dies after accident at ThermalsunHugo Tapia of Windsor, Calif., was killed by falling sheets of glass while working at Thermalsun Glass Products, according to an April 20 article from North Bay News. Preliminary reports indicated Tapia and two other workers were moving an A-frame rack on rollers that contained seven 100-pound sheets of glass.Viracon unveils new logo and corporate...
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    Great Glazing: Custom interior officeThis commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline.   Great Glazing: Joliet Junior College Campus...
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    Building on the success of the Top Glass Fabricators rankings introduced last year, Glass Magazine is expanding its coverage to include the Top Metal Companies, featuring the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products in the United States and Canada. The Top Metal Companies include those that manufacture, fabricate and sell curtain wall, storefront and entrance, commercial interior...
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    In an effort to spotlight the people who make the Glass Magazine Award-winning products and projects possible, this year’s program included people-centric categories, for which the industry submitted their picks for best installer, production supervisor, project manager and sales rep.After narrowing down the nominations to three finalists in each category, the Glass Magazine editors asked the...