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May 14, 2013
From Glass Magazine
Eco-contracting 101: Protecting yourself in an increasingly 'green' environment
While contract glaziers cannot ignore the environmental impact of their products and services, new “green” codes and standards seem to emerge every day. So how does a glass company protect itself in a world where the standards are constantly evolving? Part of the answer rests with a familiar tool: contracts.
Business news
Construction Economists Continue to Project Growth into 2014
AIA Building Envelope Symposium Set for May 23 in Tampa
Pleotint Announces Distribution Agreement with Innovative Glass
Technoform Glass Insulation Updates North American Website
People news
UAM Names Jacob Gaddis Director of Pre-Construction Services
Guardian's Scott Thomsen to Give Opening Speech at GPD Finland


We're getting closer to the grand opening of show registration, and this week, we get a sneak peek at some of the exciting new equipment that will be promoted on the show floor, including new triple insulating glass equipment from Bystronic. Find out more in this week’s edition of the Road to GlassBuild America!

Calling the Out-of-the-Ordinary
By Katy Devlin
Architects and designers continue to push the envelope of glass and glazing, using more of it, in more innovative and exciting applications, and sometimes in the most unexpected ways. We're looking to feature out-of-the-ordinary glass projects in an upcoming issue of Glass Magazine.
From the Fabricator: The 'Other' Codes
By Max Perilstein
Leading off this week is another code angle, and that’s the one of safety and security glass. As we push for energy improvements, we cannot take our eye off the protective glazing side. While there is a major focus on school security (as there should be), there still needs to be a sustained focus on the other areas of protective glazing, including fire rated.
Product Spotlight
AR Series Digital Ceramic In-Glass Printer
Dip-Tech launched the AR Series digital ceramic in-glass printer, offering 720 DPI printing resolution. The machine provides faster print head jetting, static glass printing and a real-time dryer to increase printing speed and throughput.
Great Glazing
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Contract glaziers:
Josef Gartner, and Calvin & Co.
Glass manufacturer:
Guardian Industries
Glass fabricator:
BGT Bischoff Glastechnik AG

The Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University features a striking, angular façade of pleated stainless steel and glass. Read more...


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