Latest News in Commercial Glass

  • The Texas Glass Association now offers glass industry certification programs through the Glass Institute of Texas. As its first training initiative, the Glass Institute of Texas, in partnership with the National Glass Association, will provide a "Fundamentals in Glazing" course that includes: access to the MyGlassClass.com architectural and flat glass course catalogue, a one-...
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Schaumburg, Ill., introduced "The Aluminum Advantage," a classroom educational course developed by the association's Aluminum Material Council Strategic Marketing Task Group. Accredited through the American Institute of Architects, the course details the advantages of using aluminum as a building material, including structural...
  • As architects and designers are looking for resources to help with affective daylighting practices, Technical Glass Products, Snoqualmie, Wash., has provided a convenient educational tool available 24 hours per day. TGP now offers Web access to its AIA-registered course: "A Bright Future: Daylighting for Tomorrow's Buildings." Design professionals can access the free course...

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  • Last week, officials from Ontario, Canada-based State Window Corp. announced the launch of Integro Building Systems, a significant new entry in the North American curtain wall construction sector, according to a May 5 company release.A company incorporated in Canada, Integro is a partnership among State and a number of notable construction industry leaders. Integro will design, manufacture, and...
  • Officials from Eastman Chemical Co. announced its subsidiary Southwall Insulating Glass will exit the insulating glass business in Chicago later this year. The site primarily produces Heat Mirror Insulating Glass, which provides performance beyond triple-pane IG, but with the same weight as dual-pane IG, according to officials. Company officials said the business is expected to close "in the...
  • The 2015 Glazing Executives Forum will center on the state of the architectural glass and metals industry, addressing the overall economic climate, labor and supply challenges, project management and succession planning for contract glazing companies, and more.“The goal of this year’s event is to provide attendees with strategies to successfully navigate today’s industry, which is rapidly...