June 8, 2010
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association Summer Conference 2010 kicked off June 6 in Oak Brook, Ill. About 200 industry representatives pre-registered for the event that runs through June 9. Green building, building information modeling and code changes were all topics of discussion during the first two days of the meeting.
During the Green and Sustainability Committee meeting...
May 27, 2010
This is the final call for registration for the GPD China 2010 conference to be held in Beijing June 2-3. This year, a code is needed for the registration to be successful. If a code has not been provided to you, please use the following code to register: GPD2010INTL.
Interested attendees, click here to register.
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May 18, 2010
The Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., will sponsor a presentation, The Art and Science of Glass, at NeoCon in Chicago, according to a May 18 release. The presentation features insights on the artistic, environmental and technical considerations associated with the installation of glass and its ethereal and psychological impact on architectural spaces from its panelists. The panel...
May 12, 2010
GPD China 2010 conference will be held in Beijing June 2-3. Participant registration is now open, according to a May 12 release. A registration code is required to register. If a code has not been provided to you, please use GPD2010INTL.Click here for more information. Click here to view and download a copy of the program. To view and download abstracts of papers to be presented, click here...
May 3, 2010
The final program for GPD China 2010 has now been released, according to a May 3 release. This year’s conference will be held in Beijing, 2-3 June. The program shows a strong focus on energy efficiency and solar.To view & download a copy of the program, click here. To view & download abstracts of papers to be presented, click here. To register, click here.
April 26, 2010
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 14-16, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will feature two full-day forums and two seminars. Highlights include:• 5th Annual NGA Glazing Executives Forum, Sept. 14: A full day of interactive breakout sessions, expert speakers, peer-to-peer sharing and networking.• 1st Annual Window & Door Dealers Forum, Sept. 15:...
April 23, 2010
The Component Modeling Approach Technical task group met during the Greenbelt, Md.-based National Fenestration Rating Council’s Spring Meeting, April 12-15, in New Orleans. There, Charlie Curcija, president, Carli Inc., Amherst, Mass., the developers of the Component Modeling Approach Software Tool, raised the need for rating and labeling of spandrel systems on buildings.Some participants...
April 22, 2010
The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association held its 23rd Annual Glass Expo on April 21 at Martin’s Crosswinds, Greenbelt, Md. Seventy companies exhibited at the show, and 809 people attended. Last year, 73 companies exhibited and 815 people attended.Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich., showed its high-performance, low-E coated products, the Satin Deco line and other specialty coated products...
April 19, 2010
According to Tracy Rogers, technical director, Edgetech I.G., Cambridge, Ohio, condensation is the third thermal performance parameter alongside U-factor and solar heat gain coefficient. In his Glass Processing Days China presentation, Rogers will cover health concerns and the effects of condensation on the integrity and long-term performance of fenestration systems, according to an April 19...
April 16, 2010
Use of architectural glass in advanced building structures and the finer points of security glass processing form the base of the first ever Glass Performance Days Conference in Sao Paolo, Brazil, May 6-7. The final program of the conference has been released and is available here. Registration for the conference is now in progress, according to an April 15 release.The two-day GPD event is part...