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Like Riding a Bike

Aug 29th, 2022

Prices are up on everything. We all know that too well. As much as we’d like to just stop buying things, there are still things we need, whether for our homes or our jobs. So here’s a question that you’ve heard before: when the prices of everything you buy—from groceries to glass–have gone up, how […]

Safe and Sound

Jul 25th, 2022

This coming December 12 will mark ten years since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Do you remember how you felt when you heard about that tragedy? Did you hug your kids a little bit closer that night? Ten years later, it’s still difficult to think about. You might remember that in the months […]

Maximized Daylighting

Jul 13th, 2022

Architectural firm Mithun designed the LEED® Platinum-certified Middle Earth Expansion, part of the University of California, Irvine’s living-learning community. The new mixed-use facility spans six stories and 215,000 square feet, and features Solarban® 67 Solexia® glass by Vitro Architectural Glass. Thirty percent of the project’s façade is clad with glass. In addition, operable windows deliver natural ventilation to […]

Good to be Back

Jun 30th, 2022

After a three-year delay, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Conference on Architecture finally returned. The event took place in Chicago (what a great city for architecture) and you could feel how happy and excited people were as they headed into the expo hall. While there were fewer glass and glazing industry companies compared […]

Simply the Best

May 23rd, 2022

If your 2022 has been anything like mine, you’re probably wondering where five months have gone—and wow, did they zoom past me. It’s been a busy year so far, and I’m excited for a lot that’s ahead including the chance to once again recognize some impressive glass architecture. Glass and glazing products are an important […]

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 […]

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