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FGIA is busy gearing up for GlassBuild America 2022, taking place October 18-20 in Las Vegas, NV. GlassBuild presents a unique opportunity for the industry to take advantage of learning opportunities to help advance their careers as well as to promote the availability of educational content to employees, encouraging their continued professional development.

Our staff will be hosting three different educational sessions at the trade show, and we are looking forward to sharing our expertise – and visiting our many members at their booths on the trade show floor. Below is a schedule for FGIA’s three trainings taking place on the GlassBuild Main Stage. Don’t miss them! Add them to your calendar now and be sure to stop by the industry pavilion to say hello to our team.

Tuesday, October 18

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
InstallationMasters | The Best Fenestration Performance Demands Proper Installation
This session previews essential principles from the InstallationMasters professional certification program. Offering replacement, new construction and combined segments, the program addresses water management, installation materials and components, installation practices for various frame styles and shapes, job site safety, product performance and more for windows and doors.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Insulating Glass | Dos and Don’ts of IG Fabrication and Testing
This session provides a glimpse into key learning objectives from the IG Fabricators Workshop. Led by industry experts, the workshop addresses best practices for critical aspects of fabricating and testing IG units, including cleaning, cutting and handling glass, desiccants, sealants, gas fill, frost point and more.

Wednesday, October 19

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Curtain Walls | Design Considerations, Tolerances and Testing
This excerpt from the FenestrationMasters professional certification program covers the various types of wall systems and the design considerations for each product, as well as the importance of tolerances and clearance in wall construction. You will also learn about the applicable test methods for curtain walls.

FGIA education programs are also available online as part of the Association’s on-going commitment to professional growth and development for the industry. It’s exciting to see GlassBuild’s support of these goals in terms of education and so much more. See you there!