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With the incoming Consumer Rights Directive coming into force on 13th June 2014, every Company must change their contract of terms and conditions by 13th June 2014. To help companies cope with the new legislation the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has now published revised Model Terms and Conditions of Contract, plus Guidance on implementation of the EU Consumer Rights Directive for both GGF Members and non-Members.
Source: The USGlass News Network
Thursday afternoon during the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s (IGMA) Winter Meeting, attendees were invited to participate in a “Glass Performance for Energy-Efficient Fenestration” panel. Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services and IGMA technical consultant moderated the panel that included David Cooper of Guardian Industries, Jeff Haberer of Trulite Industries and Chris Barry, consultant.
Source: USGlass News Network by Carl Levesque
With glass performance for energy efficiency being comparable in the U.S. and Europe, window frames on this side of the Atlantic have been eyed as underperforming on the U-value front as compared to those in Europe. But the reason for—and even the very premise of underperformance—is complicated, say experts.
Source: Glass Magazine
The basics: An undulating façade of curved glass highlights the 21-story, 750,000-square-foot SickKids Research Tower in downtown Toronto. The project was built to combine science, discovery and learning programs with the organization’s clinical operations. The building, completed in 2012, is now the tallest laboratory in Canada. Diamond Schmitt Architects’ design intent was to further invigorate the workspace by natural light entry, thus necessitating more vision glass than a typical office building.
Source: Journal Interactive
When Pewaukee entrepreneur Peter Petit looks at a window he doesn't just see a piece of glass, he sees the future.
The vacuum-insulated window glass designed by the founder and chief executive officer of V-Glass LLC won the advanced manufacturing category in the 2013 Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest last month.
Source: Door & Window Market Magazine
Quanex Building Products Corp. has released its fiscal 2013 second-quarter results for the period ended April 30, 2013. The company’s Engineered Products Group, which includes Edgetech IG, reported second-quarter 2013 net sales of $125.2 million compared to $108.8 million a year ago.
Source: GLOBE NEWSWIRE
Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a global manufacturer of sustainable, high performance glass products for the building, energy and industrial markets, announced that its Modified Third Amended Plan of Reorganization was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, effective late yesterday. The confirmation leads the company one step closer to emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Pittsburgh Corning has operated under Chapter 11 protection since April 16, 2000.
Source: Glass Canada
Hufcor has announced it has teamed with Monarch Glass Wall Systems, a leading Canadian source of all-purpose, custom-built bi-folding glass walls. The partnership introduces Monarch by Hufcor, a luxurious line of movable exterior glass wall systems and sliding doors now available for the first time to the mainstream home building industry in the United States.
Source: Viracon, Inc.
Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, announces the latest coating in its wide array of products. A high-performance glass coating, VUE-30 offers architects and designers superior visible light transmittance relative to the solar heat gain performance.