Volume 47, Issue 5
May 2012


“Tricks” of the Trade
USGlass takes a look at shortcuts sometimes seen in the glass industry.

Flat Line
Despite increased prices of raw materials and hikes in fuel surcharges, the price of float glass has not increased proportionately.

AIA Overview
Find out what glass and glazing products are on display at this year’s American Institute of Architects’ Expo in Washington, D.C.

Consolidation Completion
Get the latest on the Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions’ recently completed integration in this exclusive interview with CEO Jeff Leone.

The New Generation
Gain insight into working with the up-and-coming generation of young architects.

Texas Time
See what you missed at the recent Glass TEXpo™ in San Antonio, Texas.


Issue @ Hand
GANA Perspectives
The Business

News Now
Industry Outlook
Global Update
Energy & Environment
Contract Glazing
Solar Watch
Codes & Regulations

special section

Architects’ Guide to Glass

Fear Factor

Sealant suppliers are armed with resources and information to guide you in your next project, from drawings to the field.

Decorative Glass
Style Watch
Decorative glass continues to gain in popularity, but what are the biggest trends?

on the cover

Viracon provided its VRE1-46 insulating laminated glass for Two Constitution Square in Washington, D.C. Harmon Inc. served as the glazing contractor, working with architect Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum and general contractor Clark Construction. The building features Viracon’s new ClearPoint, a point-supported insulating glass system, which is being featured at the AIA Expo in Washington, D.C. Turn to page 32 for details.
Photo: Anne Gummerson Photography.

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