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Final Schedule Announced for 2023 FGIA Annual Conference

The final schedule has been released for the 2023 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Annual Conference, to be held in Coronado, CA, February 13-16, including several hands-on experiences for those participating on site. Sessions will include an optional tour of a seismic shake test site, a hardware demonstration and the Annual Awards Banquet. Register now for the in-person experience or virtual access to the FGIA Annual Conference.“We are pleased to share several interactive elements at this conference by featuring unique experiences for in-person participants,”...

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FGIA Releases Updated Field Testing Document for Evaluating Fenestration Product Water Intrusion

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a document providing specific information to assist industry professionals in selecting the appropriate adaptations to the existing testing standards for application to field investigations of fenestration products. AAMA 511-22, Voluntary Guide for the Forensic Evaluation of Water Intrusion at Fenestration Products, is now available for purchase. This document was last updated in 2008.ASTM E2128 provides the foundation for field investigations of water leakage in building walls. This document is designed to provide supplemental guidance and highlight...

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FGIA Releases Updated Liquid Applied Flashing Standard

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has published an updated document which establishes minimum performance requirements for liquid applied flashing used to provide water-resistive seals around exterior wall openings in buildings. This includes fenestration products such as windows and doors, as well as other through-wall penetrations. AAMA 714-22, Specification for Liquid Applied Flashing Used to Create a Water-Resistive Seal Around Exterior Wall Openings in Buildings, is now available for purchase.“Liquid applied flashing products are realizing increasing application for sealing building interfaces, including flashing around...

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FGIA Releases New Technical Information Report for Horizontal, Vertical Sliding Windows, Doors

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released a new technical information report establishing criteria for deflection and permanent deformation gauge device locations to meet uniform deflection and structural load test specifications and requirements specific to horizontal and vertical sliding windows and doors. AAMA TIR-A19-22, Structural Test Deflection and Permanent Deformation Gauge Placement for Horizontal and Vertical Sliding Windows and Sliding Doors, is now available for purchase.“Certain industry standards for structural performance require the collection and recording of deflection and deformation during testing,” said...

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FGIA Shares Top News Stories, Blog Posts from 2022

We here at FGIA hope you have had a happy and prosperous start to the new year. 2022 was a busy one, so we wanted to share some highlights, including the most popular news articles and blog posts. Thanks to the return of in-person events, conference plans dominated the news section of our site. Trade Secrets posts, which double as the introduction to the monthly FGIA e-News and seek to offer insight into industry trends and outlook, were strongholds in the most-read blogs category. Read...

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FGIA Announces 2023, 2024 Conference Schedule

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has formalized its 2023 and 2024 conference schedule, beginning with the FGIA 2023 Annual Conference taking place February 13-16 in Coronado, CA. Registration for this event is now open.“FGIA is excited to share a new slate of host cities, which we feel is a great mix of both member favorite locales and new sites for the Association to visit,” said Florica Vlad, FGIA Meetings Manager. “Be sure to register for the first 2023 event, the FGIA Annual Conference,...

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Registration Now Open for 2023 FGIA Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 2023 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Annual Conference, to be held February 13-16 in Coronado, CA. The preliminary schedule will be released the week of January 9 and will include a variety of presentations, panel discussions and hands-on demonstrations. Numerous committees, councils and task groups will also have an opportunity to meet. Register now for the in-person experience or for virtual access to the FGIA Annual Conference. Early bird registration rates are available through January 6, with an...

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November 29 FGIA Webinar to Review Role, Contributions of Energy Advisors in Part 9 Residential Building Sector

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar entitled “Energy Advisors are Important Partners: Understanding Their Role and Contributions for Effective Engagement and Compliance” on Tuesday, November 29 at 2 p.m. Eastern. It will be led by Cindy Gareau, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors, and Andrew Oding, Vice President and Director of Building Science at Building Knowledge Canada. This webinar is complimentary and open to the public. While the provided information will be specific to the Canadian...

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Schedule for FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit Focuses on Codes, Standards, More

The final events schedule is now available for the inaugural 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) FENBC Region Technical Summit, to be held November 16 at Northview Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC. This regional meeting will cover important topics of interest to the fenestration and glazing industry specifically in British Columbia, featuring speakers from Ecolibrium Energy Solutions, E3 ECO GROUP, Ply Gem Canada, Sentinel Glass and UL Canada. Register now to participate in the first-ever FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit.“Providing for continuity...

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Registration Now Open for Inaugural FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit

Registration is now open for the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) FENBC Region Technical Summit, to be held November 16 at Northview Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC. This regional meeting will cover important topics of interest to the industry specifically in British Columbia. Register now to participate in the first-ever FGIA FENBC Region Technical Summit.“This inaugural event for the FGIA FENBC region is a must-attend for both commercially- and residentially-focused companies in British Columbia,” said Janice Yglesias, FGIA Executive Director. “We...

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