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February 15, 2011 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

Back-to-basics answers to seven common questions about impact glazing and fire-rated glass.

February 07, 2011 |

President Barack Obama yesterday acknowledged PPG Industries as a leader in the development of hi...

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Shalin Liu Performance Center
January 21, 2011 |

Epstein Joslin Architects, Cambridge, Mass., designed the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockpo...

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November 16, 2010 |

The NFRC Board of Directors has approved technical procedures for the development of U-factor, so...

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November 11, 2010 |

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest glass and construction material manufacturers, is making...

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November 11, 2010 |

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest glass and construction material manufacturers, is making...

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November 03, 2010 |

Goettsch Partners, in collaboration with Omrania & Associates (architect of record) and David...

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November 02, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

The Trinity River Audubon Center, which sits within a 6,000-acre forest just outside Dallas, util...

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November 02, 2010 | By Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

Building-integrated wind turbines lend a futuristic look to a parking structure in Chicago’s tren...

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October 13, 2010 |

A curving, 550-foot-long glass arcade dubbed the “Wall of Light” is the standout architectural an...

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October 13, 2010 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor; Photo: © Sean Airhart/NBBJ

The $137 million, 12-story, 500,000-sf Miami Valley Hospital cardiac center, Dayton, Ohio, is the...

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October 13, 2010 |

The Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., expanded its D unit, a project th...

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October 13, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

The DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has almost 600 window openings, and yet it's targe...

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October 13, 2010 |

Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects’ renovations to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s New Yo...

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October 13, 2010 |

Construction is getting pumped up at the new Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the Universit...

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October 13, 2010 |

Construction is moving along on Hudson County Community College’s North Hudson Campus Center in U...

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October 13, 2010 |

The 187,032-sf East County Hall of Justice in Dublin, Calif., will be oriented to take advantage...

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October 01, 2009 |

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s newly formed BIM Task Group met during the...

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September 16, 2009 | Mark Baker, president, IBA Consultants

Part two of a five-part series on diagnosing and avoiding cladding, glazing, and roofing failures...

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June 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...

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1-hour fire resistive wall with SuperLite II-XL 60 in GPX Framing. Architect: GSBS. Glazier: LCG Facades

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One of the most exciting new buildings to open its doors this year is the Salt Lake City Public S...

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One of the many fire resistive and blast-rated exterior wall openings by SAFTI FIRST at the VA Primary Care Annex in Tampa, Fla. Photo: SAFTI FIRST

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Security, safety and transparency don’t have to be mutually exclusive thanks to new glazing techn...

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SuperLite III-XL in a butt-glazed assembly

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Innovation is the engine of business success. Whether it’s the development of a brand-new product...

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Photo: mapichai via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Engineers from SSR offer advice and guidelines on implementing building enclosure mockups on any...

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SuperLite II-XL 60 with Decorative Art Glass in Stainless Steel GPX Framing work together to make this 1-hour stairwell visually appealing and inviting. Architect: RRTL. Glazier: InterClad. Project: St. Cloud University ISELF Building in St. Cloud, Minn.

Within the architectural community, a movement called "active design" seeks to convert barren and...

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Plaquemines Parish (La.) Detention Center, designed by L.R. Kimball. Glazier: Glass, Inc.; products used: SuperSecure II-XLS in SAFTIfire GPX Framing. Photo: courtesy SAFTI FIRST

Like it or not, the number of incarcerated people in the U.S. continues to rise. With that, incre...

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1 hour fire resistive wall meeting ASTM E-119 requirements with SuperLite II-XL 60 in GPX Framing. Architect: HDR. Glazing Contractor: Charlotte Glass

Openness and transparency were high priorities in the design of the Joint School of Nanoscience...

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Unsafe wired glass application. This was later replaced with clear fire and CPSC Category II safety rated glazing to prevent injuries. Photo: SAFTI FIRST

In the story, a high school student pushed open a hallway door glazed with wired glass. His arm...
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Code confusion has led to misapplications of fire rated glass and framing, which can have dange...
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