Latest News in Fabrication Glass

  • The Protective Glazing Council International, Topeka, Kan., will host its next monthly Webinar Nov. 20, according to a release. The free monthly Webinar series that focuses on various industry topics and runs an hour, is for architects, building owners, specifiers and glazing contractors.The next Webinar will be given by Kelly Farrell DuBois, national marketing manager for Hope...
  • Anyone involved with the design and construction of green buildings can now use the first comprehensive standard contract document that addresses the many challenges associated with these complex projects, according to a Nov. 10 release from the Associated General Contractors of America. The new document, known as the ConsensusDOCSTM 310 Green Building Addendum, was developed by members of the...
  • The Hot Springs Intermediate School, located in Hot Springs, Ark., may appear to be an everyday, two-story school. But in taking a closer look at the aluminum, glass and brick building it is apparent that there is much more to the building than meets the eye.Sustainability was a key factor in creating the new school. It was important that the Intermediate School incorporate solutions that help...
  • Konarka Technologies Inc., [Lowell, Mass.], an innovator in development and commercialization of Konarka Power Plastic, a material that converts light to energy, today announced the company, along with Arch Aluminum & Glass Co., [Tamarac, Fla.], has launched the first curtain wall pilot project that will integrate Konarka Power Plastic into a wall structure at Arch’s office building in...
  • Greg Carney, technical director for the past decade for Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., announced today the launch of his new company, C.G. Carney Associates, according to a Nov. 9 release. The company will provide architectural glass and glazing design, application and evaluation consulting services to building owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors,...
  • Chinese company, Advanced Technology & Materials, and Odersun AG, a German manufacturer of thin-film solar cells and modules, plan to form a joint venture in Beijing, China, for the production and sales of solar cells and modules based on Odersun's proprietary thin-film technology. As recent renewable energy support schemes drive significant growth in the photovoltaic sector in China,...
  • Global glass manufacturer Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich., will present its line of solar glass products at the third Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Summit, Nov. 11-12, in Seville, Spain (Booth #7), according to a Nov. 9 release. Guardian will feature its EcoGuard Solar Boost-LP, laminated parabolic mirrors for concentrating solar power applications, which provides best-...
  • Diamon-Fusion International Inc., San Clemente, Calif., global developer and exclusive licensor of patented hydrophobic nanotechnologies, signed a key strategic alliance and license agreement in Hong Kong with Decorlinks Ltd., according to a Nov. 6 release. Decorlinks is a Hong-Kong based company, part of a business group with more than 20 years of experience, specializing in architectural...
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council, Greenbelt, Md., is organizing special Webinars this fall to address recent developments in its Component Modeling Approach program, according to a Nov. 4 release.The CMA program uses performance data from the three primary components of a fenestration product--frame, spacer, glazing--to generate an overall energy performance rating for a...
  • While the extension of the home buyers' tax credit and expansion of carryback of net operation losses will provide some help for the 1.6 million construction workers who lost their jobs since December 2007, AGC today called for additional measures to stimulate construction demand as new federal figures showed another 62,000 construction workers lost their jobs in October, according to a Nov. 6...
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  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the election of Bryan Bush to the office of chairman of the board. Bush, of City Glass Co., Omaha, Neb., has served on the board since 2010. Bush took the office of chairman on Sept. 11, 2014, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas. He will serve a one-year term.“Our...
  • The Dwyer Group Inc., parent company of numerous service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations, according to company...
  • C.R. Laurence Co. announced the September opening of a new 150,000-square-foot CRL-U.S. Aluminum Super Center in Secaucus, N.J., located less than a mile from the company’s previous New York Tri-State area site. The Super Center more than doubles the supplier's footprint in the region, and furthers the company’s North American expansion, targeting the East Coast.The Super Center will include CRL'...