How do environmental product declarations affect your projects' LEED score? What should glazing contractors know? In this second installment of our blog series, we’ll cover EPDs, what they are, the types used for compliance, and how they can be used on your project to satisfy LEED requirements
Here we are two weeks into our latest adventure, so I checked in with glaziers and fabricators from all over North America. Overall, it was pretty uniform that people sat down and worked through it. Battled. Yes, jobs were lost to overseas players. As was predicted. Yes, jobs were put on hold until things could be determined more. As was predicted. But we did see intelligent and creative work from so many to work through this the best way they could.
Departing from established comfort zones – whether traditional or recently acquired – requires executives to consider new ways of forming the future and taking more risk. It’s a challenge, but also an opportunity.
Windows that are removed from buildings at the time of replacement or demolition can be recycled. Attendees of the NGA Glass Conference: Chicago, taking place July 18-20, 2022, at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore hotel, will discuss how to encourage architectural glass recycling.
Our industry is faced with a dilemma: How do we help our clients work around the financial constraints, maintain the functional and aesthetic goals, and ensure that the building is completed on time? The answer is value engineering.
When I attended Trades Night, an event designed to spread awareness about construction trades to high school students, I found career professionals ready to demo the most exciting parts of their profession.
I've been reading about the life of Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef. It didn’t take me very long to start drawing comparisons from the restaurant world to other industries—such as the glass and fenestration industries.