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Current Issue: May/June 2020

​​​​​​​Blast Glazing

Since 9/11, blast-resistant systems have become a prevalent type of glazing for governmental and institutional facilities. Although this trend has created a new and rapidly growing niche industry within the glazing market, it has also created a…

Notes from the Field: Three Glaziers Offer Insights on Working During a Pandemic

Most states in the U.S. are now in the process of reopening, after shutting down due to COVID-19. Reopening, or continuing to work, during this time poses unique challenges to installers and glaziers. We asked three leading glazing contractors…

NGA Glass Conference Presents Construction Forecast and a Look at the Industry's New Normal

NGA Glass Conference concluded its first virtual event last week, hosting over 400 registrants. The three-day conference offered insights and education to the glass industry.

Building a New Normal

This year’s Top 50 Glaziers survey, which opened in mid-March, captured responses from an industry facing unprecedented challenge and uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Results from the survey, collected over a month, show the cascading…

Registration Now Open for GlassBuild Connect: The Glass & Fenestration Online Experience

The National Glass Association announced that GlassBuild Connect registration is now open. In response to pandemic-imposed travel, gathering restrictions and prioritizing public safety, GlassBuild America—the annual glass, window and door expo—…

How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 4, Reimagining Jobsite Safety

The recent webinar from the American Subcontractors Association, “ASA COVID-19 Response: Reopening The Worksite Attorneys' Council Panel,” included insights from Charles Keller, partner at Snell & Wilmer LLP, regarding the administrative and…

NGA Glass Conference Day 2 Tackles New Normal of Design, Fabrication Troubleshooting, Digitizing the Workplace

NGA Glass Conference’s second day was as busy as the first, offering a full docket of educational offerings covering topics from troubleshooting glass fabricating equipment, to digitizing the factory and jobsite.

Wired Glass

This article presents information to help companies navigate the regulations governing how, when and where wired glass may properly be used. 

Economic Update: Recovery is underway, but expect a slow return to normal

Leading indicators of the health of the commercial construction market shows it is still struggling amid the coronavirus-induced pandemic and has a long, potentially tumultuous, road to recovery.