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February 19, 2013
From Glass Magazine
G3: Industry insiders talk glass
Guardian Industries’ Scott Thomsen, YKK’s Mike Turner and Moore Glass’ Sue Moore discuss their expectations for the year ahead.
Still far below peak, U.S. construction is headed for another year of modest gains, with multifamily construction leading the way, according to forecasts from McGraw-Hill Construction and Reed Construction Data.
Industry news
View files countersuit against Sage Electrochromics fundraising campaign to combat breast cancer tops $10,000
Largest Middle East float glass factory opens in Iran
Registration opens for GPD Finland 2013
Project news
Podium glass installation begins at 1 World Trade center

VIG: A future game changer?
By Katy Devlin
Vacuum insulated glass has been tapped by the Department of Energy and other organizations as an emerging, highly efficient window technology to watch. And with the potential for R-values of R-10 or higher, according to several VIG manufacturers, that's no surprise.
From the fabricator: Fun and interesting feedback
By Max Perilstein
Since 2005, I have been posting my thoughts, opinions, theories and awful sporting predictions. I have enjoyed it a great deal, but I must say the last several weeks have been the most fun I have had writing this blog in a very long time.
Product Spotlight
Glass carriers
Schodorf Truck Body & Equipment Co. offers several glass carrier models for pickup trucks. Featuring all-aluminum construction, the racks have custom profile, extruded aluminum verticals and slats that are engineered for high strength and low weight.
Great Glazing
The Woolwich School

Glazing Contractor:  Oakes & Parkhurst
Curtain wall, integrated louver and sunshade supplier: Unicel Architectural

The basics: Maine's Woolwich School recently underwent a $16.2 million renovation to provide for larger, better daylit classrooms. The daylighting solution included a cafeteria curtain wall, windows, sunshades, and a three-floor classroom curtain wall, complete with IG units with integrated cord-free louvers and an exterior sunshading solution. Read more...



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