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  • Photos by Charles Uniatowski Photography, courtesy of EXTECHThe basics: This summer, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority completed the first phase of Philadelphia’s Downtown Link, its Center City concourse improvement program to upgrade the underground pedestrian tunnel network. The Downtown Link connects six subway stations, two regional rail systems, and comprises more than...
  • Photography by Bill Timmerman, courtesy of Kawneer Co.The basics: Located in Kansas City, Kansas, the five-story, 171,000-square-foot University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building serves as the primary teaching facility for the schools of medicine, nursing and health professions. The new facility features a transparent, glazed “lantern” box surrounding two interior structures,...
  • Photos courtesy of Universal WindowThe basics: Boston Volvo Village recently completed the historic renovation of 61 N. Beacon St., now home to its new urban dealership and offices. The main showroom is on the newly-revitalized street level, with additional showroom space on the second floor and service write-up on the ground level. The five-story, 71,000 square-foot historic Beaux Arts building...
  • The family of codes published by the International Code Council (ICC) is the most widely enforced set of construction codes in U.S. history. The members of this family are commonly referred to as “the I-codes.” The I-codes most pertinent to fenestration include the International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)....
  • 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...
  • Glass companies remain optimistic in the face of labor shortages and rising prices
    U.S. Construction Starts (Billions of Dollars): Overall construction spending is projected to remain fairly stagnant in 2019, with commercial spending expected to fall from $119.3 billion to $115.8 billion, and multifamily spending dropping from $93 billion to $87.1 billion. Institutional spending, however, is an expected bright spot, with forecasters projecting an increase in spending from...
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    Further reading & informationI-codes to WatchI-code Adoption Status and 2018 International Code Requirements for Commercial Glazing Systems, Jennifer Hatfield, Courtesy of the American Architectural Manufacturers AssociationDownload Glass Magazine’s complete guide to the codes, “International Code Requirements for Commercial Glazing Systems,” which ran in the January/February 2018...
  • Five machine and manufacturing trends to watch
    Screenshot of a FENml dashboard, featuring valuable information for a Bystronic IG Line, such as current status, production rates, overall equipment effectiveness or OEE, product quality issues and maintenance compliance.Keeping up with the latest trends in machines and manufacturing is practically a full-time job. Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things have exponentially hastened the...
  • Increase success in generating and converting leads with better leads management
    Many business owners and managers seek my help to create more sales leads. While lead generation, marketing messages and advertising can be tough nuts to crack, the problem may not always be lead generation. Before spending time, money and effort fixing a “leads problem,” an owner must make sure their team is making the very best use of the leads already in hand.  To determine if a company...
  • Photography by Rick KeatingThe basics: The new Oregon Zoo Education Center includes classrooms, a lecture hall and a nature exploration station. The center is the entry point for thousands of children who participate in zoo camps and classes each year, and expands the zoo’s conservation education programs and activities through federal and municipal partnerships. Intended to promote environmental...
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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...

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