Volume 50, Issue 11 - November 2015


Withstanding the Test of Time
Green building has historically focused on sustainability in terms of reducing reliance on and the depletion of natural resources.
But that is now changing to include durability and resilience. Find out how glass fits in.


We’re setting the record straight and debunking myths about the energy performance of glass.

Green Never Looked So Glassy
Take a look and see which projects made the ranks this year in our annual Green Design Awards.

A Capital Idea

A number of exhibitors will feature glass and glazing products at this year’s Greenbuild Expo, taking place in Washington, D.C.

Eye to the Sky

The new World Trade Center Transportation Hub brings in the light with a glassy envelope, topped off by an intricate
operable skylight with a unique job of its own.

GANA Perspectives
Best Practices
Creative Cues
The Business
The recently completed Tower at PNC Place, which was designed to be “the greenest building in the world,” is also the winner of the USGlass Magazine 2015 Green Design Award. Turn to the feature starting on page 50 to read more. Photo courtesy of PNC.

Company News
Mergers & Acquisitions
Distribution & Production
Global Update
Contract Glazing
Energy & Environment
Codes & Regulations
Legislation & Legal
News Analysis: GANA Fall Conference
News Analysis: Sunshades
News Analysis: Florida Code
Project Spotlight
Industry Outlook
Reviews & Previews
Up & Coming

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