Glass and Glazing

April 08, 2013 | Oldcastle

Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., giving North America’s la...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Campus 2, Apple Inc.'s proposed ring-shaped office facility in Cupertino, Calif.,...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir
March 24, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occup...

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March 20, 2013 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Single-glazed storefronts in the student center at California’s West Valley College were replaced...

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March 14, 2013 | PPG

PPG Industries announced that Bryan Iams has been named vice president, corporate communications...

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Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

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Safti First's two-hour fire rated GPX Framing achieves Level 8 Ballistic Rating
March 06, 2013 | Safti First

Safti First announced that in addition to meeting ASTM E-119/NFPA 251/UL263 with hose stream for...

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The project used Guardian UltraWhite low-iron glass produced at Guardians Carle
February 14, 2013 | Guardian Industries

Guardian Industries DiamondGuard glass was recently installed on the 102nd story of the Empire St...

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5 factors to consider when designing a shade system
February 08, 2013 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

Designing a shade system is more complex than picking out basic white venetian blinds. Here are f...

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Window manufacturers advocate for favorable building codes and tax policy.
February 08, 2013 | Posted by Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Document urges a regulatory stance that will support manufacturing, including favorable building...

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Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyz
February 08, 2013 | Posted by Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyzes historic data...

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LaCantina Doors receives Houzzs 2013 'Best of Remodeling' Customer Satisfaction
January 31, 2013 | LaCantina Doors

LaCantina Doors has been awarded "Best Of Houzz" 2013 by Houzz, the leading online platform for r...

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Oldcastle Architectural to exhibit at World of Concrete
January 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Oldcastle Architectural, the largest producer of concrete masonry products in North America, will...

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SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
October 22, 2012 |

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG...

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A total of 103,000 square meters of glass was used in the cladding panels, which
October 15, 2012 |

The spectacular Burj Khalifa skyscraper soars to 828m above ground level, holding the record for...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

The architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provid
July 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provided vision and maximum...

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June 29, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Online tool allows designers to explore the possibilities of glass.

The newly installed windows offered an unexpected benefit for those who work in
June 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New windows would need to not only stand the test of time, but also accommodate the aesthetics of...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...

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May 31, 2012 | By Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Curing agents; commercial faucets; wall-cladding systems.

Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height (C) CBS News
May 01, 2012 | By Reuters

One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire S...

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The buildings feature fenestration that shades the external glass skin with copp
April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEO A DALY, in collaboration with Local Design Institute WDCE, wins competition to design Phase 2...

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Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of t
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

LEED Platinum facility opens at NASA Ames Research Center at California’s Moffett Field.

Garage doors surround the four season patio, which also features large stainless
April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

12,000-sf restaurant marks new addition to Boston’s Fenway neighborhood.

The complex includes 560 private patient rooms, 33 state-of-the-art operating ro
April 18, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and the Sheikh Zayed Tower create transformative pat...

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Originally the Elephant House at the St. Louis Zoo, Peabody Hall was renovated i
April 05, 2012 | By Sue Bady, Contributing Editor

An exclusive tip sheet to help the Building Team manage door and window retrofits successfully....

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