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SageGlass at AIA 2014 – Learning about the shape of things to come



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USGlass’ Deb Levy: Saint-Gobain’s nice-to-have problem

Debra Levy, president of Key Communications, who publishes USGlass, Solar Glazing and other great building industry magazines, recently blogged about Saint-Gobain’s 350th anniversary “Future Sensations” world tour. She met with Saint-Gobain chairman and CEO Pierre-André de Chalendar and North America’s president and CEO John Crowe when the celebration came through…

Multi-family Passive House design finally making in-roads in America

We’re big fans of Passive House design, especially since dynamic glazing can play an important role in maximizing daylight in what are typically buildings with low window-to-wall ratios. While Passive House construction is gaining ground in the U.S., it’s been primarily in the realm of single-family homes. Europe has been…

Seven principles of biophilic design

Biophilic design is an approach to architecture that seeks to connect building occupants more closely to nature. Biophilic designed buildings incorporate things like natural lighting and ventilation, natural landscape features and other elements for creating a more productive and healthy built environment for people. Dynamic glazing like SageGlass is a…