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Long Time No See: GENE Back on Long Island

Apr 13th, 2022

It has been three years since Glass Expo Northeast™ took place in March 2019, which opened April 6 at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, N.Y. The event brought together industry colleagues anxious to see and learn from each other. The COVID-19 pandemic had forced the event, which is co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long […]

From Architecture to Healthcare, National Day of Glass Speakers Remind Us Why Glass is Amazing

Apr 13th, 2022

Wednesday marks the official kick-off of the International Year of Glass (IYOG) in the U.S. The National Day of Glass, organized by the American Ceramic Society, took place last week at The Madison in Washington, D.C. The program includes a variety of talks and panel discussions from industry leaders representing large and small companies. Other […]

GENE ’22 Day One: It’s Good to be Back

Apr 13th, 2022

It has been three years since Glass Expo Northeast’s last showing, and energized attendees are eager for shared growth. Day one of the event, co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long Island Glass Association, featured an insightful slate of seminars, attendee and exhibitor conversations, and exciting industry products.

GENE ’22: Back and Booming

Apr 13th, 2022

Glass Expo Northeast (GENE) ‘22 is in the books. Co-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Long Island Glass Association, the event attracted nearly 1,500 attendees. USGlass magazine publisher Debra Levy began the second and final day by moderating a panel prompted by two years of COVID crisis and supply chain obstacles. Take a Seat  Crisis Aftermath – […]

What’s Next for Glass: National Day of Glass Presenters Explore Emerging Developments

Apr 13th, 2022

“Glass is an enabler for modern civilization and scientific discovery.” That’s what John Mauro from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University shared Thursday morning during the National Day of Glass in Washington, D.C. The event is organized by the American Ceramic Society and serves as the country’s kick off […]

Back Together Again: The Glass Expo Northeast Finale

Apr 13th, 2022

GENE’s comeback is complete, and what a return it was. We talked with Howard Cohen, president of the Long Island Glass Association and several other exhibitors to get their take on the event.

DC Council Proposes Bill to Require Bird-Safe Glass and Glazing in New Buildings

Mar 30th, 2022

Washington, D.C., Council members have submitted new legislation to help mitigate what they call the unnecessary deaths of numerous birds in the city. On March 14, Mary Cheh, D.C. council member, along with other members, introduced the “Migratory Local Wildlife Protection Act of 2022” to Nyasha Smith, secretary for the Council of the District of […]

Back in Nashville

Mar 30th, 2022

After a two-year absence, the Building Envelope Contractors Conference is back in Nashville. In today’s newscast, we’re talking to several companies about how they’ve navigated the past two years, and what they’re excited to see in the future.

Michigan Legislature Introduced a Bill Addressing Clean Energy, Glazing

Mar 23rd, 2022

On March 8, a number of Michigan representatives and the Committees on Energy introduced a bipartisan bill to amend the 2010 “Property assessed clean energy act.” The act’s amendments include a change in title and a new addition. The act looks to “authorize local units of government to adopt property assessment programs and to create districts […]

An Ivy League Façade: Yale’s Campus Now Features Glass-Centered Design

Mar 2nd, 2022

On Yale University’s campus in New Haven, Conn., Gothic-inspired architecture is commonplace. Typical materials for these designs involve iron, stone, brick and even marble. Then, there’s the school’s Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking–a new addition to the campus—that features an unconventional aesthetic compared to the surrounding traditional architecture. A rippling glass façade displays a honey-colored interior, […]

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