Volume 44, Issue 4 - April 2009


Millions Spent, Nothing Gained
USGlass has the exclusive on the surprising change orders at One World Trade Center in New York.

Design Intervention 
Providing design-assist services can win your products or services a place on the project—and make your job easier.

Above and Beyond
Read about two skylight projects that went “over the top,” whether through massive spans or by incorporating new technologies.

The Start of a New ERA 
The curtainwall at Yankees Stadium may look seamless, but it took a coordinated effort from many fronts to go up without a hitch.

Time Again for Tampere
Glass Performance Days, the conference held every two years in Tampere, Finland, is quickly approaching. Learn what educational and networking opportunities await you from June 12-15.

GANA’s BEC Conference
The glass industry gathered in force in Las Vegas this February to soak up educational presentations during GANA’s Building Envelope Contractors Conference.



Special Sections

Architects Guide to Glass
A special section of

Solar Glazing
A special section of USGlass

USG Features/Departments Exclusively Online

  • California Seeks Glass Manufacturers’ Input on Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    The California Air Resources Board’s (ARB) has issued a survey“for owners/operators of three of the glass sectors: container, flat and fiber glass” to evaluate the potential strategies that the glass manufacturing industry can implement to achieve greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions.

ON THE COVER: The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Md., shows off wide views of the water and sky, thanks to the generous use of glass throughout. For more details, turn to page 48.Photo courtesy of the Gaylord National Resort.

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