Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Introduction to Google Docs

This is not glass related but has implications in how we can collaborate:

Education Resources at BSMGP

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The Float Glass Manufacturing Process

The Float Glass Manufacturing Process
Produced by the Glass Association of North America
Flat Glass Manufacturing Division
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Educational Seminars at Glass Build America

Seminar: Building Integrated Photovoltaic: It’s Not the Future, It’s the Now
September 14, 2011
8:30am - 10:30am
Location: B312
AIA CEU Credits: 3
Panel Moderator: Richard Voreis of Consulting Collaborative
Panelists: Steve Coonen, Photovoltaic Industry Consultant; Rick Hamlin, Trainor Glass; Eddie Bugg, Kawneer Company; Udi Paret, Pythagoras Solar; and Vikram Sami; Perkins+Will Architects; Matt Koch, Texas Center for Applied Technology (Texas A&M)
This popular seminar will look at the numerous applications of solar technology. An esteemed panel has to give attendees a sharp understanding of the solar products used in commercial glazing. Glazing subcontractors, architects and building product manufacturers who want an edge in understanding the real, practical applications of solar technology in new and retrofit construction, will learn about market trends, the challenges and opportunities, integration with curtain walls and other fenestration products and more.
Seminar: Trends in Decorative Glass
September 14, 2011
10:45am - 12:15pm
Location: B312
AIA CEU Credits: 3
Panel Moderator: Kris Vockler of ICD High Performance Coatings
Panelists: Patricia Linthicum Designer, former facade engineer; Mandy Marxen, Marketing Manager for Gardner and Dreamwalls; Stephen O'Hollaren, Sr. Architectural Manager at ICD and others
This seminar will cover trends in the fast growing and ever-changing Decorative Glass segment. Facilitated by Kris Vockler of ICD High Performance Coatings, attendees will learn the latest issues in Decorative Glass and its potential impact for their businesses. Session information will include the latest information on standards and products.