Volume 38, Number 4
April 2003


What Can Save This Marriage
More than the typical he said-she said lovers' quarrel, the relationship between contract glaziers and architects has always been a rocky one. Find out what a few contract glaziers think can be done to save this marriage. 

Installation Innovation
From modern marvels to retrofitting renovations, feast your eyes on two examples of architectural metals at their best.

Science Reliance
It's not rocket science taking place within DuPont's Experimental Station. Instead, the company is finding ways to bring more function and use to laminated glass.

The Code Mode 
The 2003 editions of the IBC and NFPA 3000 are requiring fire-rated glazing in hazardous applications in educational and athletic facilities. Get the scoop here on how this change will affect future construction.

South Bound
You didn't make it to the show in Atlanta? No worries, we did and have pulled together an event re-cap, complete with some of the newest products on the scene.

Work in Progress
New technologies and coatings in high-performance glass are improving the energy efficiency of windows continuously.


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Company News

Global Update

Contract Glazing

Distribution & Production

Codes & Regulation

Energy & Environment



The Farnady Files

The Aluminum Citings

Fenestration Focus

Legal Ease

The Business



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