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Vitro Glass introduces new Tinted Glass Kit

Vitro Glass introduces new Tinted Glass Kit

Posted: November 20, 2020 | Tradewinds

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has introduced a new Tinted Glass Kit featuring a range of uncoated blue, green, gray and bronze glasses.

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Multifamily Construction Sentiment Showed Improvement in Third Quarter

Multifamily Construction Sentiment Showed Improvement in Third Quarter

Posted: November 20, 2020 | Tradewinds

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing increased in the third quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released Friday, November 20th, 2020 by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The MMS produces two separate indices. The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) rose 11 points to 48 compared to the previous quarter. Meanwhile, the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI) decreased 18 points to 44, with smaller numbers indicating fewer vacancies.

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Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Ticks Up in November

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Ticks Up in November

Posted: November 20, 2020 | Tradewinds

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the November 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) Friday, November 20th.The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 56.1, an increase from the October index of 55.0.

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Architecture billings remained stalled in October

Architecture billings remained stalled in October

Posted: November 20, 2020 | Tradewinds

While architectural billings failed to show much progress during October, signs of improving business conditions at firms have emerged, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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What is the cost difference between standard PVDF color, Premium PVDF color and Metallic colors for metal roofing and siding?

What is the cost difference between standard PVDF color, Premium PVDF color and Metallic colors for metal roofing and siding?

Posted: November 20, 2020 | Tradewinds

The paint used to coat metal roofing and siding panels has three basic components: pigment, which creates the color; solvent, which helps to dissolve the pigment; and binder or resin, which acts like the glue to hold everything together.

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