Down the stretch of 2022 we come. These next 7 weeks will fly on by, so buckle in. While usually some people start to coast to finish out the year, many others are grinding trying to get their plans for next year in line.
Meeting in groups offers a place for people to regroup and connect. As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and return to some semblance of normalcy, an authentic and supportive connection can go a long way to inspire and empower us for what comes next.
I recently learned about the founders' of Bombas, and their journey provides a lot of potential lessons for the glass industry. Founding their company required drawing on industry experience, innovation and hard work, as well as a little luck.
What a week in Vegas. A crazy packed and somewhat confusing show floor led to an epic time at GlassBuild. I love this event, with the learning and comradery at every single turn. This year really came through at every level and was pretty memorable. The overall trend on the show floor was “screens” as more exhibits than I have ever seen put the video screen in play.
What happens when you stuff six people and a plastic cut out in a van and head to GlassBuild via the desert? A seriously memorable time and an audio disaster, but we still had some great conversations. If you are on any social media, you’ve probably seen the exploits of the trip by now—if not, check it out!
The urgency to create energy-efficient buildings is only increasing, complicated by supply chain issues that make the availability of building materials more difficult. Given the projected impacts of climate change, including to the economy, William Green thinks through ways to ensure the energy-efficiency of projects.