Volume 46, Issue 6
July 2011


How to Make A Hurricane- Resistant Building
Glazing suppliers are finding the answer to this may be changing upon the potential adoption of the recently updated International Building Code and new product trends.

Standing Up to Tornadoes
Devastating tornadoes have dominated the news in recent months, although tornado-resistant glazing is only just beginning to reach the forefront of the glass industry.

“No Time for the Timid”
Read the full transcript of the speech Guardian Glass’ Russell Ebeid presented at Glass Performance Days 2011.

No Excuses
Glazing safety managers sometimes have to get creative to make sure
safety lapses never happen on their jobsites.

Company News
Codes & Regulations
Distribution & Production

Issue @ Hand
GANA Perspectives
The Business

Special Sections

Solar Glazing
Solar Watch

Decorative Glass
NeoCon in Review

The front windows of the Ace Hardware store in Ringgold,
Ga., remained intact while the rear of the building was heavily damaged from the tornado that ravaged
the area on April 27, 2011. Turn to page 30 to learn more.

Photo: FEMA/Judith Grafe

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