Volume 43, Issue 3- 
March 2008


The 4th Annual Big Book of Lists
Read this year’s ranking of the top glazing contractors and glass product producers.

BIG Book of Lists: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

From Zero to Fifty
With new legislation pushing all commercial buildings to become zero-net-energy by 2050, the push for energy efficiency has increased—and the glass industry has a big role to play. 

Making the Map 
Members of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance met in January to finish up projects, start new guidelines and touch base on industry news.

Remember the Expo
Texans and their neighbors are preparing for the regional Glass TEXpo™ ’08 when it returns to San Antonio April 10-12.

The Architects’ Guide to Glass: A special section of USGlass. 
From the Editor
Designing Beyond the Code



USG Departments Exclusively Online

  • Financial: Read the latest financial news for glass industry companies. 
  • Codes & Regulations: Learn what code and standard changes will impact you. 
  • Reviews & Previews: Read more about the latest industry events.
  • Energy : Read how glass companies are impacting the environment through new initiatives and improved processes.
  • Newsmakers: Read more about the latest industry comings and goings.

ON THE COVER: Turn to page 36 to see how the industry’s big names stack up in our big book of lists.
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