Two-sided Structural Glazing for skylights gains popularity. Two-sided Structural Glazing for skylights is popular in skylight design due to its water infiltration performance.  This construction type. The two sloping edges of the glass unit are supported by the rafters. And...
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Cladding Design Cladding design changes are making a mess for the glass & glazing industry.  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...
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Milcon Milcon projects with 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. JEI...
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Glazier Challenges Glazier challenges in vertical movement are effecting glazing contractors, architects, manufactures and engineers. There seems to be a large gap between what architects require to accommodate vertical movement of the building system, interfacing with glazed systems and what...
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Privacy Glass – The Future Of Glass Series Location: Westfield Shopping Centre, Australia.  We found this great video on YouTube. And wanted to share it in our Future of Class category.   Technology is moving so fast.  So the future holds a...
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  I’m hearing that the GB Engineering board is raising this issue about the exterior wall aluminum composite panel.     There are some online organizations that seem to confuse the matter more than clarify it.   Recently, I posted the question on social networks and got...
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interior window openings in Tx General Services Administration, Public Buildings Service (PBS), Acquisition  Management (7PQC), 819 Taylor St. Room 12B01 Fort Worth  TX 76102 Z — Social Security Administration 1st Floor Office Renovations. Federal  Office Building, Little Rock, AR  7PS-13-0919 ...
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Keep in mind not all PE seals are the same.  Here are some items that may be overlooked:  Not all PE seals are the same  We represent your interest and protect our clients by accurate calculations/design.  Example -Building movement is...
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Kansas City Zoo’s Penguin Plaza The Kansas City Zoo has never had penguins. But by the end of next year it will boast  one of the best exhibits of its kind in the country. It will have a 100,000-gallon pool...
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Facade Engineer. Glass Engineer. Glass Engineering. Facade Engineering and also curtain wall engineer are all terms used to describe specialists in the industry. Like JEI Structural Engineering. Facade engineering According to the Society of Facade Engineering, Façade engineering is the...
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