Posts Tagged ‘ Energy Star 7 ’

Alpen Joins PGTI In the Quest to Sell Thin-Glass IGUs (to Competitors)

May 8th, 2024

In November 2023, PGT Innovations unveiled Triple Diamond Glass—a subsidiary that manufactures and sells thin-triple and laminated insulating glass units (IGU) for use by other door and window manufacturers. Months later, another player is up to bat. Tuesday, Louisville, Colorado-based Alpen High Performance Products announced it’s selling thin-glass IGUs to other door and window manufacturers […]

Code Changes and Proposal Discussions Open Tacoma Glass Conference

Jul 26th, 2023

Tacoma, Wash., is home of world-famous glass artist Dale Chihuly. This week it’s also a home-away-from-home for the architectural glass industry, which is gathered for the National Glass Association’s Glass Conference. The event, which runs through July 27, includes technical committee meetings, educational presentations, code reports and more. Code consultants Nick Resetar and Tom Culp […]

Carry On My Wayward Son

Mar 2nd, 2023

With Energy Star 7 looming on the horizon, I am seeing fabricators considering one of three main paths. The Wayward Sons With requirements becoming more difficult and costly to meet, some fabricators are simply not going to do it any longer, but they will “carry on” (like the song by rock group Kansas) with an […]