Tag: glazing

  • GENE ’22: Back and Booming

    GENE ’22: Back and Booming

    Glass Expo Northeast (GENE) ‘22 is in the books. Co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long Island Glass Association, the event attracted nearly 1,500 attendees. USGlass magazine publisher Debra Levy began the second and final day by moderating a panel prompted by two years of COVID crisis and supply chain obstacles. Take a Seat  Crisis Aftermath –…

  • What’s Next for Glass: National Day of Glass Presenters Explore Emerging Developments

    What’s Next for Glass: National Day of Glass Presenters Explore Emerging Developments

    “Glass is an enabler for modern civilization and scientific discovery.” That’s what John Mauro from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University shared Thursday morning during the National Day of Glass in Washington, D.C. The event is organized by the American Ceramic Society and serves as the country’s kick off…

  • Back Together Again: The Glass Expo Northeast Finale

    Back Together Again: The Glass Expo Northeast Finale

    GENE’s comeback is complete, and what a return it was. We talked with Howard Cohen, president of the Long Island Glass Association and several other exhibitors to get their take on the event.

  • Demand for Design Service Continues to Grow

    Demand for design services in February grew slightly since January, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for February was 51.3, up from a score of 51.0 in January. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings. Firms reported both project inquiries and…

  • DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

    DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

    Washington, D.C., Council members have submitted new legislation to help mitigate what they call the unnecessary deaths of numerous birds in the city. On March 14, Mary Cheh, D.C. council member, along with other members, introduced the “Migratory Local Wildlife Protection Act of 2022” to Nyasha Smith, secretary for the Council of the District of…

  • Back in Nashville

    Back in Nashville

    After a two-year absence, the Building Envelope Contractors Conference is back in Nashville. In today’s newscast, we’re talking to several companies about how they’ve navigated the past two years, and what they’re excited to see in the future.

  • One Week Until Glass Expo Northeast™: Utilize These Tips!

    Glass Expo Northeast™ ’22 (GENE) kicks off in one week on April 6-7 at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, N.Y. We are thrilled to welcome attendees and more than 100 exhibitors to the Tri-State area. Here are a few tips to help you gain the most value from the event: Bring your business cards. Between sessions,…

  • Guardian Glass Honors Customers

    Guardian Glass honored the glaziers and fabricators of six commercial projects at its 5th annual Commercial Project Awards event on March 28. More than 50 recently completed projects were nominated. “Guardian Glass is privileged to recognize these outstanding commercial projects from our glazier and fabricator partners,” says Rick Zoulek, executive vice president. “Glaziers and fabricators…

  • Michigan Legislature Introduced a Bill Addressing Clean Energy, Glazing

    Michigan Legislature Introduced a Bill Addressing Clean Energy, Glazing

    On March 8, a number of Michigan representatives and the Committees on Energy introduced a bipartisan bill to amend the 2010 “Property assessed clean energy act.” The act’s amendments include a change in title and a new addition. The act looks to “authorize local units of government to adopt property assessment programs and to create districts…

  • What’s Next in ’22

    Business is booming. That’s probably what you’ll hear if you talk to most any contract glazier about their work these days. That is also evident in the February 2022 issue of USGlass magazine, which includes our annual ranking of the top contract glaziers. And in case you missed it, you can also read about that…