Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • Need-to-know information from the NGA
    Pictured left: Volunteers participated in a strategic planning session last November to set the vision and goals for the association.New Technical Resources Now AvailableThe National Glass Association's Technical Services Division has published “Understanding Reflected Solar Energy of Glazing Systems in Buildings,” a glass informational bulletin, GIB, that provides education on design...
  • The Glass Advocate | Education, Advocacy and Technical Content from the NGA
    New classes now available: Intro to Glass & GlazingBasics of StorefrontBasics of CurtainwallGlass Fabrication Tools & TechniquesStorefront InstallationCurtainwall InstallationShower Enclosure Design & InstallationSafe Glass HandlingAnd 50+ more! The industry is hiring a new type of glazier, focusing more on candidates’ training potential than their experience. “Longevity and...
  • Increased stringency on the horizon; thermal bridge and trade-off proposals on hold
    The glass and glazing industry came away with several positive takeaways following the recent ASHRAE 90.1 committee meeting held in October. During the meeting, the committee addressed three proposals that, if advanced into the 2019 version of ASHRAE 90.1, would have an impact on the glass and glazing industry, according to Tom Culp, technical consultant and co-vice-chair of the ASHRAE 90.1...
  • EPDs, LCAs, PCRs: all of these acronyms can be tempting to ignore in today’s busy glass industry. When there are labor issues, tight lead times and other daily pressures to contend with, who has time for acronyms? But what if I told you these acronyms, and the legislation associated with them, could translate to substantial profit loss? What if I told you they affected the use of flat glass in...
  • When there’s a conversation lull with someone I’ve just met, I ask the person for their three favorite smartphone apps. I’ve downloaded several of these recommendations, including Waze, Sky Guide and TED, and they are on my short list to recommend in turn.The TED app gives me instant access to my favorite saved TED Talks videos, 20-minute thought-provoking ideas delivered by some of the world’s...
  • Serving and supporting the glass industry at GlassBuild America
    It would be an understatement to say that there’s been some significant change, growth and development in the flat glass industry since our predecessors founded the National Association of Glass Dealers in 1948. The post-war years saw a huge increase in demand for glass and glass products, and our founders saw the need for a trade association to move our industry forward in a positive direction....

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  • This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
    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...
  • A look at the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products, broken down by sales volume, number of locations and product offering. 
    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...
  • Read about the winners
    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...

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