June 19, 2007
Vol 2 | Num 25
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News to know

Seeing green at GPD
Energy efficiency tops conference agenda in Finland

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Glass suppliers, architects, equipment makers and everyone else in between seemed to have one thing on their minds during this year’s Glass Performance Days: energy efficiency ... read more

AAMA and IGMA review NFRC commercial rating program
Industry frustration with the National Fenestration Rating Council’s new program for commercial products dominated much of the discussion at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance meetings ... read more

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Product spotlight

3M Prestige Series Ultra
3M of St. Paul, Minn., added an Ultra safety and security version to the company’s line of Prestige Series window films. It helps protect buildings from hurricanes and intruders, and blocks heat  ... read more


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Chinese glass industry reaches overcapacity

A huge oversupply of glass from a growing number of Chinese manufacturers has lead to intense competition among similar types and grades of glass, and lower prices. As a result of the low prices, most industry players showed a net loss last year ... read more

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Project news

Company headquarters features art glass installation
“When one walks into the lobby, the glass creates an effect that is almost like a piece of art in the lobby. It complements the clean, modern look of the lobby, and the mirror effect creates warmth.” —Tim Czechowski, president, Jockimo Inc.

The basics: An 8-foot-tall decorative glass wall spans 40 feet in the lobby of an investment firm’s headquarter building in San Diego .
The players:
 Owner, Kelly Capital, San Diego; designer, Graham Downes Architecture, San Diego; glass supplier and installer, Jockimo Inc., Newport Beach, Calif.

The glass:
¼-inch thick pieces of Jockimo’s 9142 White MirrorUnique glass, in varying sizes and applied directly to the wall.

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