Posts Tagged ‘ assa abloy ’

Gotham Gets Glassy

Jun 29th, 2018

From the rooftop bars to the sidewalks below, you look up, down and all around in New York and you’ll see glass. Glass towers are on the rise, making the Big Apple the perfect spot for the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Conference on Architecture. The annual expo took place last week at the Javits […]

Navigating Changes to Tornado Shelter Codes

Nov 27th, 2017

The 2015 International Building Code (IBC) mandates the construction of tornado shelters for occupants of new K-12 schools, critical emergency operations centers, and fire and police stations within the 250-miles-per-hour wind zone in the U.S. The adoption of the ICC 500-2014, ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters (ICC 500-2014) will change […]

Daylighting and Wellness in the Spotlight at Greenbuild

Nov 10th, 2017

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo was combined with ABX 2017 for one major event in Boston this year. The glazing industry took advantage of the opportunity to show off their latest energy-efficient products; however, for many companies, the focus on green is broadening to an overall focus on wellness. Several companies offer daylighting solutions […]

Greenbuild Exhibitors Focus on New Glazing Developments and Opportunities

Nov 8th, 2017

Sustainability and green building are nothing new to the glass industry, and the trend won’t be stopping anytime soon. Companies focused on green building are helping the planet while stepping into a role that meets market demand to save energy and costs. Greenbuild 2017, along with ABX 2017, are taking place today through Friday at […]

Glass Industry Showing Architects its Latest and Greatest

Apr 27th, 2017

Architects are getting a healthy dose of glass, glazing and fenestration this week at the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Conference on Architecture. The event kicked off Thursday at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. YKK AP again drew a crowd for the unveiling of another edition of its “I am an Architect” video […]

Assa Abloy Adds 7 Environmental Product Declarations

Mar 22nd, 2017

Assa Abloy recently announced the completion of an additional seven Environmental Product Declarations (EPD). EPDs are third-party-certified, comprehensive reports that document the ways in which a product, throughout its life cycle, affects the environment. Assa Abloy Group brands have now completed numerous EPDs with UL Environment across doors and frames, locks and hardware and perimeter […]

Green Building Codes: ‘A Food Label For a Building’?

Oct 23rd, 2015

The growing importance of transparency in the manufacturing process for windows was a big focus of the second day of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association fall conference in Cambridge, Md. in October.

View the July Newscast for a Look Back at AIA 2014

Jul 1st, 2014

The 2014 AIA National Convention concluded last week, offering attendees information about many of the hottest glass and fenestration industry products. Watch the video to learn more about what exhibitors had to offer. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

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