Volume 45, Issue 5 - May 2010


Protecting the Beauty Within
The Corcoran Gallery’s massive historic skylight was retrofit to protect the artwork from UV light and make the museum more thermally efficient. Learn what surprises this project held.

Framing Advances
Architects have lots of demands for window and curtainwall framing but not all of the know-how. Learn about some of the common mistakes.

The Competitive Edge
Get tips on the latest energy updates, industry trends and more, straight from GANA’s BEC Conference.

Making Way for Progress
Glass Week brought members of the Glass Association of North America and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance to Las Vegas in March to further their progress in creating new industry resources.


News Now
Company News
Energy & Environment
Hardware Focus

GANA Perspectives
Buyer's Block
The Business

Special Sections

Architects’ Guide to Glass
Back to Basics

Solar Glazing
Solar Watch



The Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., retrofit its historic skylight, covering more than 85 percent of its roof, to protect the artwork within from damaging UV rays.

Photo courtesy of LinEl Signature.

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