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May 7, 2013
From Glass Magazine
The Changing Scope of Protective Glazing
With security concerns on the rise in light of recent tragic events, the project scope for protective glazing is changing. What was once thought to be a specialty product reserved for high-risk buildings is increasingly finding its way into other nonresidential building segments.
Business news
MGS Distributing Opens 110,000-Square-Foot Facility in Iowa
JEB Installs New Tempering Furnace
Quanex Expands Presence in Turkey
LEED Green Building Standard Clears First Hurdle for Government-wide Use
AAMA Grants Extension on Unexpired Product Certification
People news
David Baer Joins Wausau as Architectural Sales Rep
Vetrotech Names Advanced Architectural Products as Sales Rep for Oklahoma, Arkansas
Viracon's Alissa Warnemunde Schmidt Receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Securing our Schools
By Jenni Chase
My local public school system’s reaction to the horrific events of December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Conn., has been swift. Within days of the shooting, I received letters from both of my children’s schools stating that new security procedures had been put in place.
From the Fabricator: Fascinating Insight
By Max Perilstein
Last week, I tracked down Avi Bar, vice president, architectural products, for Advanced Glazings, to get his take on the current code landscape.
Product Spotlight
Innovative Glass Corp. introduced SolarSmart, a self-tinting, high performance glass that automatically darkens when exposed to direct sunlight to block heat, glare and ultraviolet light. The glass incorporates a Suntuitive thermochromic interlayer that is 100 percent solar activated, powered and controlled.
Great Glazing
Fayetteville, N.C. Veterans' Memorial

Glass designer, manufacturer and installer:

Erected in the recently opened North Carolina Veterans Park in Fayetteville, the all-glass veterans’ memorial is a striking testament to the remembrance of U.S. soldiers. Rising 10 feet in the air and almost 5 feet wide, the piece of art is etched with a quote from former governor of North Carolina, Thomas W. Bickett. Read more...

CORRECTION: The April 30 Great Glazing feature of the Dally Tower included an incorrect image. View the corrected project feature. 

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