Volume 43, Issue 2- 
February 2008


Hardware Section

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Hesitant about installing electrified hardware? Don’t be. These jobs can mean additional revenue for contract glaziers; just take the time to know what all is involved.

Hardware Showcase

Some Assembly Required
As unitized curtainwall systems have gained in popularity, glazing contractors are learning more about the advantages these systems offer, as well as the challenges they present.

A New Age of Consensus
Learn how changes to the AIA subcontract documents will impact you, and how the old days of one document—approved by architects, generals and subs—are gone.



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ON THE COVER: The Allure Las Vegas twin 40-story condominiums feature floor-to-ceiling walls of unitized curtainwall on the exterior. For more on unitized curtainwall, turn to page 48.
Photo courtesy of Oldcastle Glass.

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