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October 8, 2013
From Glass Magazine
The New Era
As multi-tiered performance expectations grow, the glass industry finds itself in a unique position to provide the building community with solutions that address energy performance, human health and occupant productivity, provided it pushes the envelope of product development, and advocates for intelligently and holistically designed facades that use glass appropriately.
Industry news
SAGE Electrochromics Names New CEO
Viracon Reorganizes Architectural Design Department
Northern Architectural Moves to Larger Plant in Carlstadt, N.J.
Virginia Mirror Celebrates 100 Years
North American Specialty Glass Recognized for Successful Turnaround
AAMA Issues Response to the EPA Energy Star Skylight Criteria


Building Your Tribe
By Bethany Stough

My favorite thing about GlassBuild America in Atlanta was getting to see relationships in action. I saw first-hand that the glass industry works hard to build relationships and maintain them every chance they can.

From the Fabricator: Occupant Comfort Could be the Key
By Max Perilstein

The cover story in the latest Glass Magazine is a must read. It focuses on how our industry can make a massive difference with products now and in the future—in the crucial area of occupant comfort.

Product Spotlight
TigerStop from Ameri-Can Machinery

During GlassBuild America 2013 in Atlanta, Ameri-Can Machinery demonstrated its TigerStop digital positioner. 

Great Glazing
Sky Tower

Contract glazier: Al-Promt S.R.L.
Glass manufacturer: Guardian Industries
Façade system supplier: Schuco Profiles

When Armin Fuchs and Franz Janz designed the impressive Sky Tower in Bucharest, Romania, they faced the typical architect's dilemma: how to create a modern glass-covered landmark without turning it into an unbearable sauna during summer. With the use of energy-efficient glass, the building offers comfort and loads of natural light to its inhabitants. Read more...

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