Volume 46, Issue 11
December 2011


Changing Winds
The expected recovery for nonresidential construction has been pushed back to the middle of 2012, according to leading economists.

USGlass 2011 Product of the Year Award Winners
Thanks to the votes of our readers, we have a round-up of some of the hottest products of the year.

The 2012 USGlass Buyers Guide
We’ve made a list of the industry’s suppliers, checked it twice, and now are unfurling it here as the must-have resource of the year.

Toronto Flaunts Its Green
Attendees of the first international Greenbuild Conference and Expo found an educational expanse of the many ways in which glass products can be “green.”

La Dolce Vitrum
The 17th biennial Vitrum trade fair provided a venue for machinery manufacturers and distributors to reconnect with customers.

Like-Minded Thinking
Trends, market conditions and products in Australia have a resounding similarity to what North American manufacturers are facing. These topics and more were discussed during Ausfenex 2011.



Codes & Regulations
Company News
Contract Glazing
Legislation & Legal
Reviews & Previews

Dear USG
Buyer’s Block
GANA Perspectives
The Business

special section
Architects’ Guide to Glass
When Great Minds Come Together

Pilkington Optilam™ Therm S3 assembled in double glazing with Pilkington Optilam™, used in ANVA at Scorzè near Venice, Italy.

Photo © Paolo Monello.

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