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September 23, 2014
From Glass Magazine
Before You Bid, Know the Digital Demands of a Project

Digital and data controls have moved to the forefront of today’s project risk management, both before projects begin and after their completion. It is becoming more common for suppliers and trades to encounter contractual terms that address who, when and how electronic project data and plans are accessed, changed and stored.

Industry news
Apogee Revenues up 30 Percent; Backlogs up 58 Percent
North Carolina Rejects Temporary Rule Discouraging Use of Low-E Windows
Smart Glass Market Projected to Reach $5.8 Billion by 2020
Denver Mayor Attends RavenBrick Smart Window Ribbon Cutting
People news
Fenzi Group President Dino Fenzi Passes Away
Thermal Windows Founder Bob Pool Passes Away
Pulp Studio Announces New Sales Associates

From the Fabricator: Confidence back; a big industry loss; hot products; and Oh, Canada
By Max Perilstein

Viracon's announcement that it will reopen its St. George, Utah, facility in January gives off serious confidence that the improved economy is more solid than we have all been hoping.

Product Spotlight
VFL Series Vertical Sealing Machines from Lisec

Lisec re-engineered its VFL Series vertical sealing machines to develop CleanSeal, which requires less effort to eliminate or prevent dirt and offers improved corner sealing quality, resulting in reduced production times, the company reports. With CleanSeal, Lisec focused on reducing the level of material spreading, which can contaminate the units and the transport device.

Great Glazing
Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago

Contract glazier: Alliance Glazing Technologies Inc.
Glazing systems manufacturer: Wausau Window and Wall Systems
Glazing systems finisher: Linetec

The newly opened 217,000-square-foot Institute of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago showcases innovative, eco-friendly features, including natural light and views from nearly 400 large, high-performance windows. The IES includes the Blessed Virgin Mary Hall, and the newly constructed San Francisco Hall, a 410-bed freshman and sophomore student residence. The areas are connected by a three-story glass atrium. The adjacent new six-story DeNobili Hall completes the IES compound. Read more...

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