Glass and Glazing

The project used Guardian UltraWhite low-iron glass produced at Guardians Carle

The project used Guardian UltraWhite low-iron glass produced at Guardians Carleton, Mich. float glass plant. Guardian UltraWhit

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

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.

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

Windows and doors report predicts slow growth in commercial construction; analyzes historic data from 2006-11 and forecast data

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

LaCantina Doors receives Houzzs 2013 'Best of Remodeling' Customer Satisfaction Award

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

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

A total of 103,000 square meters of glass was used in the cladding panels, which are incorporated into a total facade area of 13

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

The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a thermal blanket in winter, reducing the need for mech

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

The architects were able to create a 2-hour exit enclosure/stairwell that provided vision and maximum fire safety using fire rat

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

The newly installed windows offered an unexpected benefit for those who work in the church offices. The church is located at the

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

Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height of about 1,270 feet, topping by about 20 feet th(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

The buildings feature fenestration that shades the external glass skin with copper-colored brise-soleil, graduated in color from

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

Sustainability Base will save more than 60% of the energy and more than 80% of the water typically used by a facility of its typ

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

Garage doors surround the four season patio, which also features large stainless steel fans hung from the ceiling.

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

The complex includes 560 private patient rooms, 33 state-of-the-art operating rooms, and expansive new adult and pediatric emerg

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

Originally the Elephant House at the St. Louis Zoo, Peabody Hall was renovated in 2009 for temporary exhibits commemorating the

April 05, 2012 | By Sue Bady, Contributing Editor

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

Jim Bald

Jim Bald

April 04, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Bald has 13 years of experience in the glazing industry, coming to Harmon from Trainor where he w...

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April 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Brownell, who was named a BD+C 40 Under 40 in 2006, provides insight regarding emerging material...

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April 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Shuttered since 2008, the plant produces clear and tinted float glass serving architectural glass...

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April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Website offers online continuing education courses registered with the American Institute of Arch...

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The RB 500 Roller Shade accommodates large or inclined windows and are designed

The RB 500 Roller Shade accommodates large or inclined windows and are designed to increase the amount of light entering a space

March 29, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Design experts in the iF jury recognized the engineering invested in the RB 500 Roller Shade, inc...

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The KK Residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., a 2011 myMarvin Architects Challenge wi

The KK Residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., a 2011 myMarvin Architects Challenge winner.

March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects in U.S. and abroad offered the chance to showcase their very best work.

March 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Company expanding into the Texas market with a new office in Dallas and a satellite facility in A...

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The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and ot

The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and other walkable applications serves the overarching

March 01, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan, contributing editor

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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