Volume 49, Issue 10
October 2014

features

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Is Vacuum Glazing Truly Viable?
Vacuum IG could one day be an energy-saving game-changer for the glazing industry. But there are challenges, including a need for funding, holding
the product back.

Day Planner
As contract glaziers learn more about daylighting, they may just find increasing opportunities on future projects.

The Good Times Will Roll...
What will you find when walking the
2014 Greenbuild Expo? An assortment of high-performance glass and glazing products.

The Ultimate Multi-Taskers
Available in various shapes and sizes, sunshades
can serve a few different and very important purposes. Industry experts help break down their installation and structural use.

Lean, Green Building Machines
From generating their own electricity to controlling heat and glare, winners of the USGlass magazine 2014 Green Design Awards take an active stance when it comes to energy efficiency.

 

columns

GANA Perspectives

Shop Savy

The Business


departments

Company News

Contract Glazing

Distribution & Production

Mergers & Acquisitions

Global Update

Legislation & Legal

Energy & Environment

News Analysis: Trends

Showcase

Newsmakers

Reviews & Previews

Up & Coming

on the cover

“The Irresistible Stairwell,” part of the Bullet Center in Seattle, provides panoramic views of Seattle and the Puget Sound. It was designed to promote energy savings by enticing occupants to climb steps instead of riding an elevator. Turn to page 56 to read more. Photo by Tom Kessler; courtesy of PPG Industries.

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