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June 21, 2011
From Glass Magazine
Trends & analysis: The U.S. Contract Glazing Landscape
This year’s group of Top 50 Glaziers represented all regions of the United States, with the Northeast having the highest concentration of company headquarters at 15. Businesswise, the Architecture Billings Index was up in all regions at press time, compared to a year ago.
Business news
Vitro America sale final; US execs denied bonuses
DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces price increase
Nonresidential window sales to bottom out in 2011, see slight upturn in 2012
Construction material cost increases plague contractors
BFRI shows 18 months of consecutive growth in home remodeling activity
Project news
Iconic glass cube at NYC Apple store to be removed, reinstalled
Custom Components Co. awarded Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine project
People news
Guardian board names new president of Guardian Building Products
More Headlines
Creating a customer-friendly attachment ratings label
By Jim Benney
NFRC's Attachments Subcommittee now is developing a certification and labeling program. What type of system do you think the label should feature?
From the fabricator: Here, there and everywhere
By Max Perilstein
Tying up loose ends and cleaning off the desk once again with short and assorted subjects...
Product Spotlight Video: Dreamwalls

Mandy Marxen of Dreamwalls by Gardner Glass Products introduces new glass tile at the NeoCon show in Chicago.

To view photo galleries of new product introductions at NeoCon, click here.


Great Glazing: Dynamic glass at Ball State
A multipurpose residence hall space features a tintable glass ridge roof that provides abundant natural light while controlling solar glare, fading and heat gain. The glass changes from a clear state to a tinted state with the flick of a switch, or via daylighting sensors, providing occupants with optimal lighting for various activities.
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