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Fraser Brown MacKenna Green Gown Award GE Fogg Building
December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Working closely with staff at Queen Mary University of London, MEP Engineers Mott MacDonald, Cost...

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October 24, 2011 | By BD+C

Beveled Direct Set SketchUp and Revit Models available.

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Modular Design Architecture >Dow Corning 758 sealant used in GreenZone modular high-performanc...

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September 23, 2011 |

Fire and hurricane assemblies meet design and code requirements.

July 22, 2011 | Presented by SAFTI First Fire Rated Glazing Solutions

This white paper provides readers with a solid understanding of fire rated glass (FRG) based on t...

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May 24, 2011 |

Guardian Industries expands interiors offering as exclusive manufacturer and distributor of signa...

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May 05, 2011 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

Window and door systems need to perform. Respondents to our annual window and door survey overwhe...

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April 26, 2011 |

As tornado season escalates and increased tornado activity has devastated parts of the Midwest an...

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April 11, 2011 |

This white paper provides readers with a solid understanding of fire rated glass based on the two...

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March 29, 2011 |

Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is set to become a massive solar electri...

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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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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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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 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 |

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

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September 16, 2010 |

Omniplan, in association with Jerde Partnership, created an updated design for Santa Monica Place...

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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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The Kensington, Boston. Photo: SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside a building to allow occupants to e...
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