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  • Energy code Q&A with C.R. Laurence’s Ronald Wooten
    Above: CRL-U.S. Aluminum Mojave Series advanced thermal storefront and entrance is engineered for compliance with California Title 24 code requirements using both the prescriptive and performance approaches. What trends can you identify in the evolution of energy code compliance, adoption and interpretation?  For one, we’re going to see many states follow California’s lead with its rollout...
  • How new safety regulations will affect glazing companies
    An employee from Glass Solutions Inc. uses a DeWalt hammer drill with vacuum system tool to meet new OSHA silica standards. Photo courtesy of Glass Solutions Inc. Visit GlassMagazine.com/December2017 for links to OSHA silica resources, including: OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard; OSHA silica page, with resources for large and small companies; OSHA...
  • Understanding supplier liability in loading, transport and delivery
    Transportation of goods in interstate or international commerce is heavily regulated. There are laws and treaties governing who, what and how products are moved, allowing standard cargo claims to be resolved quickly. Less regulated, however, are claims brought against the shipper for accidents and injuries relating to securement and loading/unloading of cargo. Our office is beginning to see these...
  • Nicole Harris (at podium), president and CEO of the National Glass Association and members of the boards of directors for the NGA and Glass Association of North America during the Opening Session of GlassBuild America in September. Visit GlassMagazine.com/December2017 for previous releases covering news of the combination. During the Opening Session of GlassBuild America in September,...
  • Number and Percentage of Fatalities, by Event or Exposure, 2010-2012Source of data: Preventing Fatalities in the Construction Industry 2017 report from the Associated General Contractors of America and Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech.Researchers from the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech, in collaboration with the Associated General Contractors of America,...
  • I have a 10-year-old beagle who, in classic beagle fashion, is principally guided by her sense of smell and instinct for the hunt. Once in puppyhood, she slipped her leash during a walk to bound across a busy four-lane road in pursuit of a squirrel. She survived, unscathed, thanks to the swift reactions of several drivers. But, the near miss led to immediate changes, including a tighter...
  • Companies from all parts of the glass and glazing industry have implemented innovative, out-of-the-box ideas to improve business from the ground up. Here’s an Idea… showcases these sometimes small behind-the-scenes ideas that can make a big impact on a company’s bottom line. If you have an idea that you would like to share, contact Bethany Stough, bstough@glass.org.Travel can be stressful for...
  • Photos by Blue Water Convention Center, County of St. Clair, Michigan, courtesy of Tubelite Inc.The basics:  Located about one hour’s drive from Detroit, the Blue Water Convention Center is the final piece of the private-public redevelopment offering waterfront views in the City of Port Huron, Michigan. The 40,000-square-foot, $9 million event facility’s Great Lakes Reception Hall features...
  • Among the leading metal companies in the United States and Canada are several companies that also have stand-alone glass fabrication facilities. Due to their unique product offerings, they are ranked separately from the Top Metal Companies. Services and number of locations are limited to metal fabrication only. For information on these companies’ glass fabrication capabilities, please see Pages...
  • Photos by Greg Galloway of YKK AP America Inc.The basics:  The Troubadour, a 184-room luxury boutique hotel, is part of the heart and history of downtown New Orleans. After a 1972 fire, the hotel was renovated and reopened in December 2016. Design goals included replicating the original appearance of the historic building while withstanding the city’s extreme heat and hurricane...
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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...
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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...