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September 4, 2018
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GlassBuild America Product Preview
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is expected to host about 450 exhibitors, including more than 100 from outside the United States, Sept. 12-14, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. See a preview of the innovative glass, metal and equipment products that will be on display at the show.
 
For news from GlassBuild America, check out #GlassBuild and @GlassMag on Twitter, and @glassmagazineNGA on Instagram.

Final Deadline for the 2018 Top Metal Companies List
Now in its seventh year, the Glass Magazine Top Metal Companies list spotlights the largest metal fabrication companies in North America. If your company belongs on the Top Metal Companies list, complete the survey by Sept. 5.
 
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People News
Lisec CEO Othmar Sailer Steps Down; Gottfried Brunbauer Takes Over as CEO
 
Glaston Appoints Joséphine Mickwitz as Vice President, IR, Communications and Marketing
 
W&W Glass Promotes Michael Awad to Director of Project Management
 
 
Industry News
Vitro Architectural Glass to Sponsor Living Product Expo 2018
 
Global Vacuum Insulated Glass Market to Reach Around US $7 Billion by 2026
 
Mayors of 19 Global Cities Commit to Make New Buildings 'Net-Zero Carbon' by 2030
 
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Product Spotlight
Monterey™ Bi-Folding Glass Wall System Creates Transformative Spaces
The Monterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall System from C.R. Laurence creates transformative spaces that seamlessly transition to the outdoors. The system features top-hung glass panels that are precision-engineered to fold and slide with minimal effort. The panels stack neatly to the side when opened, which maximizes space and produces hybrid environments that offer expansive views, airflow, ample daylight, and contemporary aesthetics.
 
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Understanding Acoustic Ratings in an Evolving Market
By Heather Evans
As the construction market continues to flourish, acoustic performance is becoming a prominent consideration in the development of new and retrofit projects. The growth in population, urbanization and a thriving construction industry continue to drive the market forward. LEED specifications also underline the importance of acoustics in designing comfortable spaces.
From the Fabricator: Prepping for GlassBuild America 2018
By Max Perilstein
Next week at this time, I’ll be in Las Vegas prepping for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. Some of the high points to keep in mind include Action Demos on the floor, where visitors can see demonstrations of everything from hurricane testing to scratch removal. Express Learning is also back, with sessions on social media, the economic forecast, employee recruitment and more.
Great Glazing
The Lenox, Jersey City

Contract glazier: MTG Architectural Metal & Glass
Glass manufacturer: Vitro Architectural Glass
Window supplier: Crystal Window & Door Systems
Metal systems supplier: Reliable Architectural Products (louvers)

Situated in the Paulus Hook neighborhood of Jersey City, New Jersey, The Lenox apartment complex features 255 rental apartments and ground floor retail space. The inclusion of several roof setbacks, a courtyard, and a mixed façade of brick, metal panels and large expanses of glass windows creates architectural appeal. Adjacent to the waterfront, the fenestration system provides occupants with views of New York City, the Hudson River, a nearby marina and Jersey City’s downtown district. Located at 207-213 Van Vorst Street, the 15-story building used a total of 2,043 energy efficient windows and 155 louver panels installed in the window framing. Read more...

 

  

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