February 7, 2012
From Glass Magazine

Read what leading industry executives are saying...

Nonresidential construction to enter ‘muted’ growth phase in 2012
Growth will not necessarily come in new construction but remodeling/retrofit improvements.

Business news
People news
Association news
Southern Aluminum Finishing
Dependable Glass Works
GlassBuild America 2012
In the last several years, insulating glass certification has transformed from a voluntary program to a near mandatory process, making industry awareness even more crucial.
So, last week I ran a piece on the positive news from the AIA but was really surprised by the industry reaction that leaned almost completely negative.
Product Spotlight

To help architects and building owners maintain the historic look of a building while providing high energy efficiency, Traco, a division of Kawneer Co., introduced its NX-4000 Series thermal window.

Great Glazing
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is using electronically tintable glass from Sage Electrochromics to manage solar glare and heat gain at its newly built Torrington Port of Entry station north of Cheyenne. The new glass allows for full views without the need for interior blinds or exterior louvers to control summer and winter glare on the west and south elevations.