Volume 51, Issue 3 - June 2016


That was Then, This is Now
It’s been five years since an EF5 tornado devastated Joplin, Mo. The community has worked hard to rebuild stronger, safer buildings—and glass is playing a big part.
False Sense of Security?
Security glazing and safety glazing are two very different things. Manufacturers stress that properly distinguishing the two is crucial in the architectural community..
Big Openings, Big Challenges
Big sliding doors are continuing to gain in popularity. But installing these gigantic beauties can be challenging. Here’s what some experts in the industry say you need to know.
When Worlds Collide
The brightest minds in the glass and glazing industry will gather in Boston in July for educational and networking sessions geared toward the design and engineering community.

GANA Perspectives
Shop Savvy
Tales from the Jobsite Legal Ease
The Business
The high-end Vanderbilt Beach home in Naples, Fla., includes a 750 square-foot glass feature wall constructed with impact resistant glass from Faour Glass Technologies. Turn to page 34 to read more.

Company News
Distribution & Production
Global Update
Contract Glazing
Financial Flash
Codes & Regulations
Energy & Environment
News Analysis: Acoustical Glazing
News Analysis: Hurricane Glazing
Industry Outlook
Reviews & Previews
Up & Coming
Suppliers Guide
Advertising Index

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