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Winding Down 2022

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.

By Max Perilstein | November 14, 2022

Women In Fenestration: Joining Voices to Benefit the Industry

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.

New Pod and the Deal Gets Done

A new podcast this week, acquisition news, retirement news, and looking ahead at some industry trends and data.

By Max Perilstein | November 07, 2022

3 Steps to Making Purchases

While finding products is easy, finding the right solution is not. Follow three simple points to ensure your next purchase is one you won’t regret.

By Pete de Gorter | November 03, 2022

Knocking Your Socks Off

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.

By David Vermeulen | October 31, 2022

Catching Up

I’m still flying high after an amazing GlassBuild but it’s back to the day-to-day grind right? Some catch up items from the show and elsewhere around our industry below. 

By Max Perilstein | October 31, 2022

The Giant GlassBuild Recap

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.

By Max Perilstein | October 24, 2022

VanCast and GlassBuild Week!

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!

By Max Perilstein | October 16, 2022

Energy-efficient buildings are essential for a prosperous, decarbonized future

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.

Count on the Code to Confirm the Correct Color

Color has enormous importance in design. Make sure you're ordering the right color finish, paint, or other material. 

By Tammy Schroeder | October 10, 2022