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July 30, 2019
From Glass Magazine
Glass Performance Tops Discussion at NGA/Architectural Record Webinar
A panel of industry experts addressed glass and glazing’s critical role in achieving building performance, occupant health and wellness, and design goals during the July 24 webinar, “Professional Roundtable: Perspectives on Glass and Glazing in Design.” “We use glass to have light in buildings. We need it psychologically. … We need it for the reduction of energy use in our buildings,” said panelist James O’Callaghan. 


Industry News
June Construction Starts Climb 9 Percent
Global Glass Associations Gather in Venice for 3rd Annual Convention
Halcyon Shades Expands Plant Capacity, Establishes New Headquarters
Express Learning Educational Sessions Return to GlassBuild America
People News
Linetec Promotes Two Managers
Wood's Powr Grip Hires Three Employees for Key Positions
William "Bill" Hooper Jr. of Kawneer Passes Away
Chris Fronsoe Joins DeaMor Associates as Preconstruction Manager
Product Spotlight
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GlassBuild for the Glazier
By Dustin Anderson
I find it incredibly important to bring those high level and key role employees along to GlassBuild. This is not an inexpensive adventure, but it’s one that goes a long way in making an employee feel important and appreciated, and it’s ROI positive for most businesses.
LEED Certification: Understanding Green Building through Glass and Glazing
By Pete de Gorter
The concept of “green” has resulted in major changes for consumers, including LEED and higher energy efficiency ratings of the homes and buildings we live and work in. But what exactly is LEED?
From the Fabricator: Roundtable and Great Glazing
By Max Perilstein
The recent webinar from the National Glass Association, featured five brilliant minds all bringing up great point after great point with regards to energy codes, standards, performances and the glass and glazing products that can be utilized to satisfy all and advance our world.
Project News
McGrory Glass Fabricates Graphic Glass for Earthjustice Office
Montroy Andersen DeMarco completed the new 11,000-square-foot Northeast regional office of Earthjustice. Serving as interior designer and project manager for Earthjustice, MADGI performed a pre-lease analysis to help the organization choose which space within the 48 Wall Street office tower would best suit its needs and then laid out the space and selected finishes. McGrory Glass was a fabricator for the project.

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