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Tara Lukasik

Tara Lukasik

Tara Lukasik is managing editor for Window + Door and its sister publication, Glass Magazine. Reach her at tlukasik@glass.org.

A Weakening Residential Market

Stagnation will not be felt evenly across the industry, with declines in residential, a softening in multifamily development, and a slowing in commercial activity offset by growths in manufacturing and infrastructure, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

The Transformative Power of Innovation

The 80th anniversary of the International Builders' Show welcomed over 1,800 exhibitors this year and more than 76,000 professionals. Jumbo pivot doors, daylighting and accessible technology were a few of the key trends.

The 2024 Forecast: Top Takeaways 

Highlights from the latest construction forecasts reflect a U.S. economy that is shadowed by inflation, higher interest rates, labor challenges and geopolitical risk.

Advanced Window Technologies: The Latest on Thin Glass

Interest in thin glass and “skinny triples” is picking up and drawing the attention of commercial builders eager to install energy-efficient products.

Privacy Glass’ Creative Design Opportunities

Offering innovative safety and security solutions, privacy glass helps create a truly connected living space that doesn’t sacrifice style.

Sustainability, in All Its Forms, Emphasized at FGIA Conference

FGIA's Summer Conference included specific conversations about the broad topic of sustainability. Industry leaders directed discussions about new and future regulations, and how companies can meet standards for manufacturing and products. 

FGIA Annual Conference Highlights Industry Trends and Challenges

Conference participants examine new and ongoing innovation, productivity, energy efficiency and sustainability topics in Southern California.