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November 27, 2012
From Glass Magazine
Greenbuild 2012: The event in pictures and video
The 2012 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo took place November 14-16 in San Francisco, where nearly 800 exhibitors demonstrated the latest in green products and technology. View photos and video of the new glass and metal products.

Preparing for the Affordable Care Act
Provisions in the law will impact both large and small employers going forward. Read how…

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Business news
Sage and Viracon announce marketing partnership
LISEC Automation and Smart-Builder partner to provide integrated software solutions
DORMA acquires Rutherford Controls International Corp.
Guardian purchases land in Malaysia as part of international growth plan
Market news
NSF International and GANA developing PCR for flat and float glass
EPA fines 16 firms for violating LRRP rules
October ABI indicates construction market might be turning the corner
McGraw-Hill releases strong forecast for U.S. green building market
Project news
Brazil's Maracanã Stadium to install Q-Railing systems ahead of 2016 Olympics
All-glass bathrooms debut in Texas town
People news
Industry icon Eddie Goldberg passes away
Thermal Windows promotes Seth Patterson to commercial sales manager
Key Glass adds Terry Caffery to sales division
GlasWeld promotes Brad Plumb to director of sales & business development
Julie Smith joins Gardner Glass Products as director of customer service and inside sales

Thanksgiving is now over, and we at the Road to GlassBuild are digging into 2013 plans. Work already has begun on next year's educational agenda. In this week's post, find out how you can get involved in the world-class educational seminars at GlassBuild America 2013.
Fenestration hallucination: The poor practices of some can hurt us all
By Rod Van Buskirk
Being a naïve Midwesterner, I’m sure almost all of America’s contract glaziers are honest, moral, ethical, decent folks. But there are a few contract glaziers in each market who don’t always follow the rules to get work, cut costs, and make a buck any way they can.
From the fabricator: The passing of an industry icon
By Max Perilstein
Mid-day Sunday, I received word that Eddie Goldberg had passed away. This one has shaken me up some, as Eddie not only was a relative of mine, but an industry icon as an owner and leader at a few different companies, most recently at Utica Glass.
Product Spotlight
Panel vacuum lifters
The MRTALPR4-DC Panel Master Vacuum Lifters by Wood’s Powr-Grip are suitable for installing insulated metal panels, composite panels and cold storage panels, as well as wall, roof and other architectural panels.
Great Glazing
Residential glass bridge

Glass fabricator:
California Bent Glass
Replacement Glass Co.

When Replacement Glass Co. was approached by the owner of this home in Anchorage, Alaska, to design a glass bridge as part of an extensive remodel, the owner literally gave the glazier a picture of what he wanted the bridge to look like and asked that they make it a reality. Read more…



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