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2015 a Good Year for ABI
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) finished 2015 in positive terrain, recording month-to-month increases in eight of the year’s 12 months. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) ...
Construction Firms Cautiously Optimistic Headed into New Year
There’s plenty of building to be done in 2016, and construction firms throughout the United States are prepared to grow the sector’s workforce to meet ...
EPA’s Energy Star Has Eye on Storm Glazing
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program is working on a product specification for exterior and interior storm panels. The panels, also referred ...
New ASTM Standards Address Façade Inspections, Drones
A newly published ASTM International guide provides standard notation, syntax and symbols for facade inspections. A second proposed guide seeks to standardize how drones are ...

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By Ellen Rogers
When Two Worlds Collide
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Can you believe the first month of 2016 is almost over? I’d say the past four weeks have been non-stop. I started out finishing the January issue of USGlass, which features our first-ever “Made in North America” report, went straight into our annual listing of the nation’s top contract glaziers (look for that in February) […]


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by Mark Silverberg
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