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January 22, 2013
From Glass Magazine
Quality control

Read the second of a two-part series based on Bill Briese’s presentation, “Preventing Insulating Glass Failures: Glass Washing & Cutting Techniques,” delivered during the IGMA’s annual Performance and Innovation in Insulating Glass Educational Seminar.

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Business news
AGC restarts Tennessee float line
Rolith and AGC partner to develop anti-reflective glass
Decorative glass tops agenda on first day of GANA Annual Conference
GGI launches new website
New construction skylight activity better than expected in 2012, according to AAMA/WDMA report
ASTM releases new furniture glass standard
BAU trade show highlights innovation in architecture
Glaston announces shareholders meeting
People news
Binswanger names Bill White area manager for Virginia
From the fabricator: Uncertainties of the real world
By Max Perilstein
We’re starting to settle into what’s “real” in our world in early 2013. For some regions, that means slowing of business and more crucially the slowing of cash flow. In other areas, it’s still rolling along nicely though they too are watching their cash flow closely.
Product Spotlight
ICC-ES approved glass railing system

C.R. Laurence announced that it has received International Code Council Evaluation Service certification (ICC-ES Report ESR-3269) for its GRS Monolithic Tempered Glass Railing System.

Great Glazing
UC Berkeley's Energy Biosciences Building

Contract glazier: Royal Glass
Glass fabricator:  Viracon Inc.
Glazing system supplier: Wausau Window and Wall Systems

The University of California at Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Building, also known as the Helios Building, features a modern wedge-shaped design achieved by differing ceiling heights and a tapering south end. A unitized curtain wall and 40 high-performance casement windows highlight the eye-catching design and allow light to penetrate into the deepest parts of the interior.


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