Volume 46, Issue 2
March 2011


Don’t Bank on It
Is the glass industry being targeted by banks? Read on.

Cream of the Crop
The top glazing contractors in 2011 share their hopes and concerns for 2011 in this Big Book of Lists excerpt.

Seeing Double
Double-skin façades are part of an emerging trend. Learn how to prepare for this growing design style.

A Veritable Vegas-Style Buffet
Glass Week and the BEC Conference return to Las Vegas. See what else is in store.

For Midwest, Better Times Beckon
For Midwestern glass shops and glazing contractors, the expectation is that 2011 is the year big business will return.

Midwest Movers and Shakers
Midwestern glass shops and installers will find some valuable new tools—from products to education—at Glass Expo Midwest™ 2011, April 7-8 in Indianapolis.

News Now
Company News
Energy & Environment

Issue @ Hand
GANA Perspectives
The Business

Special Sections
Solar Glazing
Solar Insights: A Glazier’s Take on Solar Thermal

Decorative Glass
Decorative Glass Stays Classic


A recent example of a multi-story double-skin façade includes the Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research by ZGF. Turn to page 34 for more on this trend.
Photo courtesy of Enclos.

GANA’s Glass Week and the Building Envelope Contractors Conference are quickly approaching. Turn to page 38 for more on why you need to attend. (Special cover distributed at BEC.)

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