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Prepare for Fire Prevention Week October 9-15

As fall temperatures arrive, fire safety comes back into focus, as October 9-15 is Fire Prevention Week in the U.S. When it comes to a fire emergency, the Window Safety Task Force reminds everyone that doors and windows are the primary and secondary escape routes. This is an especially important topic this fire season, when those on the West Coast are experiencing higher risks of wildfires impacting communities.How prepared are you to escape safely in a fire?“Whether due to a wildfire, lightning or other causes,...

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FENBC to Become Canadian Region of FGIA

The Fenestration Association of British Columbia (FENBC) will become a Canadian region of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), effective September 1, 2022. The boards of both organizations approved the creation of FGIA’s first Canadian region by integrating FENBC as the newly formed FGIA FENBC Region.The Region will operate similarly to the pre-existing FGIA U.S. regions – FGIA Southeast Region and FGIA Western Region – and will focus on regulatory and government initiatives, product installation, commercial contractor interests and related needs within British Columbia...

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Embodied Carbon in Glazing and Fenestration | FGIA and NGA to Hold August 24 Webinar Demonstrating EC3 Tool

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) and the National Glass Association (NGA) will host a joint webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, August 24 featuring a demonstration of the Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator (EC3) tool - a free database of construction Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) - and matching building impact calculator for use in design and material procurement. During the webinar, Phil Northcott, CEO of C-Change Labs, will demonstrate the full capabilities of the EC3 tool. A question-and-answer session will follow. This...

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