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Architectural Billings Continue to Contract in 2021
A slight improvement in business conditions has led to fewer architecture firms reporting declining billings, according to a new report today from the American Institute ...
Skyscraper Completions Take Hit From COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020
The number of completed buildings taller than 656 feet (200 meters) in 2020 was 106, 20% lower than 2019 when 133 were completed. The last ...
Dodge Momentum Index Ends 2020 on a High Note
The Dodge Momentum Index jumped 9.2% in December to 134.6 (the year 2000 = 100) from the revised November reading of 123.3. The commercial component ...
Vitro Glass Introduces New Tinted Glass Kit
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has introduced a new Tinted Glass Kit featuring a range of uncoated blue, green, gray and bronze glasses. The ...
November a Mixed Month for Construction Starts
Total construction starts fell 2% in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $797.5 billion following a strong gain in October. Residential starts fell ...

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Lite Notes

By Ellen Rogers
The View from Here
As I See It by Ellen Rogers

I don’t always write the lead story for the daily USGNN e-newsletter, but the past couple of weeks have had me pulling double-duty. In addition to my USGlass editor responsibilities, I’ve also been compiling the USGNN lead stories. Sure, it’s added to my daily workload, but it’s also given me a chance to step back […]

Insights and Inspirations

by Helen Sanders

Is More Façade Innovation What We Need? Part 1

Insights and Inspirations by Helen SandersIn his new book, “How to prevent a climate disaster,” Bill Gates states that “lots of breakthrough science and engineering” will be needed to get to net zero carbon emissions. He spends time describing the challenges associated with construction, especially with de-carbonizing concrete and steel production. He also mentions aluminum and glass, the main constituents

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