Glass Expo Northeast

Come visit our booth in Long Island, New York (NY) Free Event Pass Link:  http://www.usglassmag.com/gene/passes/printpass.php?company=JEI The Region’s Largest Architectural Glass and Metal Industry Event in the United States. Glass Expo Northeast™ ’15 The region’s largest glass-related conference and trade show […]

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ISSUE: Sunshades attaching to storefront

The connections have problems. Smaller parts without much to work with. Often the storefront needs to be changed out to a curtain wall. Be careful. Some manufactures have takes steps to minimize this.    For example, YKK offers ThermaShade® Sun Control System for […]

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Make Sure Door Glass Is Tempered.

Watch the video linked or read the article in US Glass Magazine. These are sad situations. It’s important for engineers and architects to double check the shop drawings to be sure the door glass is tempered. Let’s work together for […]

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Glass Labyrinth – Structural Engineering Glass

The Glass Labyrinth, a sculpture by legendary Kansas City artist Robert Morris, is now open to the public at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. Nearly one million pounds of one-inch-thick plate glass went into the sculpture, which was built to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the […]

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Glass TEXpo 2014 – FREE passes from JEI Structural Engineering

         Stop by BOOTH 14 and meet us in person.   We’ll offer FREE consulting at the show and FREE passes to get you there. Download FREE passes form here.   

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Glass TEXpo™ April 10-11, 2014 Free passes

April 10-11, 2014    Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel   San Antonio, Texas   Meet JEI Structural Engineering in person in Booth 14.   We offer FREE project consulting on site with Professional Engineer (P.E.) licensed in the state of Texas (TX). […]

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Glaziers – WATCH OUT. All Blast Resistant Glazing Projects Rolling Out Use 2012 UFC Now.

1)      Must design for 2 times the glazing resistance now.   Previous 2007 UFC 4-010-01 requirements allowed for frame design for the static 3 sec load and the connections for 2 x the 3 sec load. 2)      Most Manufactures systems have […]

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Two-Sided Structurally Glazed Skylights

Two-sided Structural Glazing is popular in skylight design due to its water infiltration performance.  In this construction type, the two sloping edges of the glass unit are supported by the rafters and retained by glazing caps.  The two horizontal edges […]

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Codes Changes Creating a Cladding Mess

If you’re a glazing contractor or a building envelop contractor; an estimator or project manager, you’ve probably tried to size your storefront and curtain wall members off of a wind design pressure. The wind design criteria are usually given on […]

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MILCON work -Double Check Interior Vestibules Elevations for Blast

UFC 2012 criteria now requires the inner glass doors and side lights for inside elevations of vestibules to be blast resistant. We keep an eye out early on to reduce headaches on the back end.

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