Sep 22, 2020

Webinar: Methods of Prevention and Investigation of Insulating Glass Failures

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m. (Eastern)

The goal of this webinar is to present information that helps to identify conditions that lead to IGU problems and failures and to prevent those failures from occurring. In addition to highlighting many of the known conditions that have caused field failures, the presenter, Bill Lingnell, will cover methods that can be incorporated to mitigate IGU issues and failures that can be caused by:

  • Design of the glazing system
  • Improper installation
  • Fabrication quality issues
  • Inspection methods
  • Engineering concerns
  • Field conditions

For FenestrationMaster certified professionals: This webinar qualifies for 1 industry engagement credit

Presenter: Bill Lingnell, Technical Consultant - FGIA

Bill serves as the technical consultant to the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (formerly Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance). He has been involved in engineering, technical management and construction of major building projects throughout the United States, Canada, and other countries. He has consulted as a technical authority and specialist for general contractors, manufacturers, fabricators, owners, developers, architects, and individuals relating to the many facets of glass and wall systems used on architectural construction projects.

As a consultant, he has also served engineers, testing agencies, insurance companies, building managers, window producers, curtain wall consultants and the legal profession on many projects and assignments requiring specialization in glass and wall system technology. Bill has over 55 years of experience in the technical field of glass and architectural products and is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in the field