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July 12, 2011
From Glass Magazine
The buck stops where?

When specs conflict with code, building performance requirements, or the owner’s wishes, who is ultimately responsible for an incorrectly installed product?

Business news
C.R. Laurence acquires U.S. Aluminum
W Austin reopens after glass breakages
Miner acquires United States Emergency Glass Services
Sage exec discusses the global potential of electrochromics
U.S. Sen. Casey tours Schott facility
YKK AP joins PPG certified applicator program
Kawneer becomes NFRC approved calculation entity
Construction employment slips again in June
From the fabricator: CRL brings US Aluminum back...
By Max Perilstein
Well, that slow cycle of news in our industry didn't last very long did it? Last week, two big stories hit. First was the news that C.R. Laurence acquired U.S. Aluminum.
Product Spotlight: Continuous hinge profiles
Select Products Ltd. will introduce continuous hinge profiles suitable for aluminum storefront doors with applied stops or smoke seals at the 2011 GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 12-14.
Great Glazing: Co-Op City undergoes 130,000 window replacements
Installation crews are nearing completion of about 130,000 window replacements for the multi-year project at Co-Op City in the Bronx, N.Y. During the project, the old fenestration systems are being replaced with highly energy efficient heavy-commercial aluminum windows, sliding glass and swing terrace doors.

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