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Safe and Sunny in Florida

Jan 30th, 2023

There’s a first time for everything; for me, that was a visit to Florida’s panhandle last week. Florida in January is pretty much always a good idea, especially when it’s cold and snowy at home. My reason for the trip was to get the scoop on all that’s happening within the technical realm of the […]

Two-Plus Decades

Nov 28th, 2022

When you’re well established in your profession and start a new job in a new industry, it can be challenging for anyone; perhaps even more so when a woman starts a new career in a predominantly male industry. Imagine what it was like for a 25-year-old woman with just a couple years of professional experience, […]

Seeing Green

Oct 24th, 2022

After a four-year absence from Las Vegas, GlassBuild America returned to the Strip’s bright lights, the casinos’ ringing slot machines and the Convention Center’s long aisles of trade show booth after trade show booth. And for the first time in three years, when the show was in Atlanta, it felt like a trade show should […]

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 […]

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