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Women in Construction at KGa

Women in Construction at KGa

Careers in Construction Month | Women in Business Week October is known as Construction Careers Month. This month, we have shared articles regarding The Benefits of Pursuing a Construction Career, and Careers in the Glazing Industry. In addition to this month being Careers in Construction Month, this week marks National […]

Benefits of Pursuing a Construction Career

Benefits of Pursuing a Construction Career

October has been deemed Careers in Construction Month by Build Your Future. Over the course of this month, Kensington Glass Arts (KGa) wanted to share various articles about working in the construction industry. According to the Associated General Contractors of America, the construction industry has over 680,000 employers with seven […]

Construction Safety Week & KGa

Construction Safety Week & KGa

Construction Safety Week This week, September 14th — 18th, 2020, marks Construction Safety Week. Construction Safety Week was rescheduled for the year 2020 due to coronavirus. In light of the pandemic, Kensington Glass Arts (KGa) had to re-evaluate how we are keeping our employees safe. In this article, we want […]

How To Prepare for Bird-Safe Glass

How To Prepare for Bird-Safe Glass

How Maryland Companies can Prepare for Bird-Safe Glass Legislation Recently, Howard County in Maryland voted to pass CB11-2020, an act that will require new construction projects to submit documentation that design meets bird-friendly standards from the global Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program. Birds fly […]

Top 5 Reasons to Install Glass Cubicles

Top 5 Reasons to Install Glass Cubicles

KGa’s Top 5 Reasons to Install Glass Cubicles With the coronavirus pandemic, many offices are looking to re-design their space to better fit the needs of the changing world. Many are looking for office solutions that can protect their employees from disease while keeping a collaborative environment. Enter glass cubicles. […]

Employee Spotlight on Elena Montenegro

Employee Spotlight on Elena Montenegro

Employee Spotlight | Elena Montenegro Accounting Manager This month, Kensington Glass Arts (KGa) would like to spotlight our Accounting Manager, Elena Montenegro. We have previously interviewed Elena during our Women In Construction Week. However, we wanted to take the opportunity to deep dive into Elena’s employment journey with KGa. Read […]

How to Fix Your Open Office Plan

How to Fix Your Open Office Plan

How to Fix Your Open Office Plan In the 1940s, the concept of the open office plan first appeared. The philosophy of an open office is that it encourages creativity, collaboration, and saves money on real estate costs. By the 1990s, the open office became the standard for emerging technology […]

How to Use Glass for Design

How to Use Glass for Design

Using Glass for Interior and Exterior Design Whether you are an architect constructing a new building or looking to remodel your office, it is likely you have researched different design elements to bring your facilities together. One common design element that you may consider is the use of glass. Glass […]

How Glass Cough Guards Shield from Illness

How Glass Cough Guards Shield from Illness

How Glass Cough Guards Protect Your Employees from Coronavirus While the coronavirus pandemic continues to loom over us, the infection rate has slowed in the Mid-Atlantic region. As such, many offices are sending their employees back to the office – including Kensington Glass Arts. However, many employers wonder how they […]

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

At Kensington Glass Arts, Inc., we are aware that many of our employees must work outdoors during hot conditions. In addition, many of us enjoy having fun in the sun during the summer. However, it’s important to consider the risks of heat-related illness. Preventing heat-related illness is a top priority […]