June 12, 2007
Vol 2 | Num 24
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Last week's poll results: 
Contract glaziers, have you seen a decline in high-rise residential jobs as the housing market has slipped?

30%: Yes, but it's minimal

27.5%: Yes

22.5%: No

20%: No, but I expect it soon

News to know

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You told us what you liked, and we’re giving you more
Fabricator fuel surcharges, green glazing at the 2006 AIA convention and a shower door company buy-out  were the top stories in e-glass weekly, June 14, 2006 ... read more

IGMA and AAMA hold meetings together
Globalization is moving faster than we realize, but the U.S. economy remains one of the most vibrant in the world, said Stuart Varney, a financial journalist with Fox News Network ... read more

Fire-rated glazing proposals defeated by ICC
The Washington, D.C.-based International Code Council voted down several fire-rated glazing code change proposals during its May 21-26 final action hearings in Rochester, N.Y... read more

Glass executives head to Finland for conference
The Glass Performance Days conference and expo will get underway this week, drawing an expected 1,000 attendees from about 60 countries to Tampere, Finland, for the five-day event ... read more

More top stories

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Product spotlight

ShowerGuard UltraWhite glass
Guardian Industries Corp. of Auburn Hills, Mich., recently introduced an addition to its ShowerGuard product line ... read more


Business headlines

More updates:

Higher bid for Alcan could mean success for Alcoa

Aluminum giant Alcoa could still acquire Montreal’s Alcan, if the Pittsburgh company ups its offer, according to a June 11 article from SeekingAlpha.com ... read more

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Project news

Glazed-roof sunroom brings new light to historic home

The basics: The glass-enclosed sunroom at the Magar residence in Tuxedo, N.Y., features framing systems of wood and aluminum to blend into the historic home. The glass features several coatings to prevent heat gain, block ultraviolet rays and prevent dirt build up. The National Sunroom Association of Cleveland awarded the sunroom in the top prize for the $30,000 and over category in its 2006 design awards. To see all the winners, click here.
The players:
 Glass and system manufacturer, Four Seasons Sunrooms, Holbrook, N.Y.; builder, installer and dealer, Better By Design, Middletown, N.Y.

The glass:
1-inch insulating glass units using ConservaGlass Plus glazing featuring several coatings, including two on the exterior that keep the glass cleaner by preventing water beading and breaking down organic materials. Wood interior frames and aluminum exterior frames with a glazing track system to support the roof glass, using a gasketed system to keep the glass isolated from wood and allow movement of aluminum and wood during temperature changes.

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