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Current Issue: April 2021

Great Glazing | SAFTI FIRST | The University of California Merced

Merced 2020 is an ambitious, $1.2 billion extensive expansion of the University of California Merced campus.

The State of Women in Construction

Despite making up 50 percent of the workforce, women comprise just 10 percent of the construction industry in the United States.

Architecture After COVID

Green building and occupant wellness shape post-pandemic commercial building.

All that Glass Can Do | Next-gen technology

In addition to incremental improvements, the industry is also seeing the introduction of technologies that mark a larger step forward in performance.

Reducing Cyber Security Risk for a Remote Workforce

The pandemic work experience can create unique vulnerabilities for companies, as employees’ home networks may not be as secure as traditional business networks. Employers and employees can reduce risk by observing these practices.

All that Glass Can Do

An in-depth look at specification and design for glass and glazing, including glasses that achieve the thermal performance of an opaque wall, glasses that can hold up a roof without the need for metal supports, glasses that can generate…

Are Design Activities Covered by Insurance?

Glazing firms increasingly take on additional design work in design-build and design-assist projects. However, design and specification activities fall into a realm of professional services not usually covered by a commercial general liability…

All that Glass Can Do | 3 building performance cost-benefit questions

The primary roadblock in adopting a high-performing glass product is cost. However, the price tag for high-performance systems should be considered alongside the holistic costs of building construction and operations. Sources point to three…

All That Glass Can Do | Glass Magazine Talks to Urmilla Sowell

A conversation with Urmilla Sowell, technical and advocacy director, National Glass Association about the versatility of glass.

All that Glass Can Do | Beyond energy & thermal performance

This part of All that Glass Can Do looks beyond energy and thermal performance to the other wide-ranging capabilities of glass, such as security glass, large sizes, curved assemblies, decorative glasses and more. 

Sounds About Right

The industry is able to deliver the right aesthetic benefits and outstanding thermal performance. Can it do the same with sound?

An Analytical Alternative to Commercial Window Testing

By providing guidelines for applying loading forces based on the geometry and number of supported panes of the window and door, these rules can also assist manufacturers in the product design effort.