February 1, 2011 | Vol 6, Num 5
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  • Behind the Quanex-Edgetech deal
    Addition of Edgetech to the Quanex Engineered Products Group will push the energy efficiency envelope in the fenestration market, says Quanex Chairman and CEO David Petratis.

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  • Is it time to develop fenestration daylighting ratings?
    By Jim Benney
    NFRC’s Daylighting Rating Task Group held its first in-person meeting last fall in San Francisco. We invite you to learn more about NFRC’s exploration of daylighting ratings and to participate in the process.

  • From the fabricator
    By Max Perilstein
    Last week, in e-glass weekly, there was a link to a story about possible growth in 2011. The report and story were very interesting, but one paragraph jumped out at me, and basically got the juices flowing.
Product spotlight

'Green' hinges for high traffic entrances

Select Products Ltd., Portage, Mich., offers a line of Select geared continuous hinges made from up to 100 percent recycled aluminum content. Their 50-year product lifecycle, and their recycled content, makes them a "green solution" for high traffic entrances. ... read more

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Daylighting and decorative design with fire-rated glass at UC Davis medical center

The recently expanded UC Davis Medical Center Surgery and Emergency Services Pavilion, Sacramento, Calif., features numerous applications of fire-rated glass, including large expanses of fire-rated products in the atrium and light wells, decorative fire-rated products in the prayer/reflection area, and other fire-rated products in exit corridors and the waiting room.

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