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June 25, 2013
From Glass Magazine
Video: AIA Expo 2013
Glass and glazing suppliers joined more than 700 exhibitors, June 20-22, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver for the AIA 2013 National Convention and Design Exposition. Watch a two-minute video, view photos and read more about the new products at the show.
The Attack on Glazing: What Lies Ahead
The deadline for the public comment period in the WWR battle was June 17, and the ASHRAE 189.1 committee is expected to begin the review process this week at the 2013 ASHRAE Annual Conference in Denver.
Business news
Five Individuals Indicted for Conspiracy to Smuggle Chinese Aluminum into the U.S.
Corning Invests in View to Support Development of Dynamic Glass
Doralco Partners with Metl-Span
Tubelite's Dallas/Fort Worth Facility Now Operational
Hardware Manufacturer Brio USA Announces Direct Service
ABI Rebounds in May, but Uncertainty Remains in Marketplace
Online Registration Now Open for Vitrum 2013


Attending GlassBuild America will make a difference in your company’s bottom line. Find out how to get your name in front of thousands of industry professionals even before the opening of the show!

From the Fabricator: AIA 2013 Recap
By Max Perilstein
Another edition of the AIA show is now in the books, and the reviews of the show were somewhat mixed. From dynamic glass to new innovative products, here’s my rundown of the life on the floor and what I saw and heard.
Product Spotlight
Hurricane impact-resistant curtain wall
YKK AP America Inc., added the YUW 750 XTH unitized wall system to its advanced ProTek portfolio. The hurricane impact-resistant system is designed for use in low-to-mid-rise commercial buildings in coastal regions.
Great Glazing

Glazing contractor: D-M Products Inc.
Glass manufacturer: PPG Industries
Glass fabricator: Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions
Curtain wall supplier: United Architectural Metals

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center East features an energy-efficient design that includes a super-insulated building envelope. Selecting the right glazing for UPMC East was critical, not just for energy performance, but for achieving the clear glass aesthetic the owners desired. Read more...


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