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April 30, 2019
From Glass Magazine
Did NYC's Mayor Really Announce a Ban on Glass Buildings?
Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced legislation "to ban the glass and steel skyscrapers." He implicated the building materials' contributions to global warming, and to the carbon emissions in New York City. But neither de Blasio's initial remarks, nor the subsequent headlines, tell the full story.
Industry News
Fabricated Products Group Opens Headquarters in Greater Chicago Area
GlassBuild America Registration Opens
NGA and IGMA Release Joint Guidelines on Use of PIB Primary Sealant
AGMCC Receives 501(c)(3) Organization Status
GPD to Host Opening Speakers from Studio Libeskind, Tesla, Sisecam
Façade Tectonics Institute Will Host Toronto Forum
People News
Consolidated Glass Holdings Names Ben Baum as Vice President of Security Sales
Sherri Doucette Joins Tubelite as Client Development Manager
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Fired Up: Sorting Through the Green Building Maze
By Dave Vermeulen
To say a lot has changed on the green building front in the last 20 years is an understatement, as more green building programs and certifications have emerged. But the number of organizations trying to get into the “green” game and improve the built environment is not without challenges. 
From the Fabricator: Get Involved!
By Max Perilstein

One of the most important approaches we have going right now is the National Glass Association Advocacy and Technical Services group. If we don’t keep working together as an industry, comments that are directed at building with less glass will start to become more real than we want them to be!

Great Glazing
Front Counter, Private Retail Client

Contract glazier: Arrowwoods Works
Glass supplier: Nathan Allan Glass Studios

The front counter of this private client’s retail space in California was clad with channel glass: an architectural glass formed in 3D fluted patterns with a silvered back finish. Design specifications were for a rich, vibrant glass that was dark in color. The opaque glass covers and blocks any back wall surface. Read more...


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