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Registration Now Open for 2022 FGIA Virtual Western Region Summit

Registration is now open for the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Western Region Summit, to be held online November 1. This regional virtual meeting will cover several key topics of interest, featuring speakers from key western states to discuss critical legislative and code topics. Register now for access to the FGIA Virtual Western Region Summit.“The topics and speakers chosen for the FGIA Virtual Western Region Summit on November 1 were deliberate, as they are the matters in which those in our region...

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FGIA Announces Revamp of Fundamentals of Fenestration Education Program

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is pleased to announce the release of an updated and modernized version of the Association’s popular Fundamentals of Fenestration education program. Fundamentals of Fenestration, originally released in 2016, is now available as a more dynamic and engaging online education offering.“If you are looking for an introduction to the fenestration industry, you won’t find more relevant content than the Fundamentals of Fenestration,” said Aaron Blom, FGIA Technical Training Specialist. “This course would be especially helpful as part of a...

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FGIA Updates Suite of Aluminum Finishes Documents

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released three updated documents describing test procedures and performance requirements for organic coatings applied to aluminum extrusions and panels for architectural products. AAMA 2603-22, Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Pigmented Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels (with Coil Coating Appendix), AAMA 2604-22, Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for High Performance Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels (with Coil Coating Appendix) and AAMA 2605-22, Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures...

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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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FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference Speakers to Cover Field Testing, VIG, PPE, Economy, More

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a live field testing demonstration, a panel of experts discussing Vacuum Insulating Glazing (VIG), a safety speaker covering cut-resistant personal protective equipment (PPE), an update on the U.S. and Canadian economies and more at the 2022 FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference September 25-28 in Chicago, IL. Plus, most across-the-board speakers will be available to those attending the conference in person as well as those participating virtually.“The in-person demonstrations and speaker sessions at this conference will provide close-up...

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Register Now for Networking Events During FGIA 2022 Hybrid Fall Conference September 25-28

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) invites the industry to several networking opportunities taking place during the upcoming FGIA 2022 Hybrid Fall Conference, including an architecture riverboat tour, a sunset dinner cruise and the FGIA Product Showcase. The conference will be September 25-28 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, in Chicago, IL. In-person and virtual options are available to both FGIA members and non-members with early bird pricing available through September 1.“As this event gets closer, FGIA staff gets more excited to share what...

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FGIA Product Showcase Offers Product Solutions During the FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host the FGIA Product Showcase on Tuesday, September 27 at 5:30 p.m. CDT during the FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference in Chicago, IL. Back for the first time since 2019, the revamped FGIA Product Showcase provides conference participants with the opportunity to view product solutions, hands-on and in-person. Exhibitors will also be able to reach a hyper-focused segment of the industry at this unique networking event and reception offered to all conference participants. Register now to exhibit at...

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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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Registration Now Open for 2022 FGIA Virtual Southeast Region Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Southeast Region Meeting, to be held August 23 online. This regional virtual meeting will cover several key topics of interest to those in the Southeast, including an update on wind-driven rain research, Texas product approvals, the future of ENERGY STAR, the impact of light levels on the sea turtle population and other code adoption updates. Register now for access to the FGIA Virtual Southeast Region Meeting.“FGIA has created a diverse agenda...

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Registration Now Open for 2022 FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference

Registration is now open for the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference, to be held September 25-28 in Chicago, IL. The conference meeting schedule will feature a field testing demonstration, a safety presentation about cut-resistant apparel, a roundtable discussion on vacuum insulating glass, unique networking events and more. Register now for the in-person experience or for virtual access to the FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference. Early bird registration rates are available through August 18, with an extended early bird rate available through...

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