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2024 FGIA Annual Conference Schedule Centers Around Glass, Sustainability, Research

The schedule for the upcoming 2024 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Annual Conference, to be held February 19-22 in Amelia Island, FL, will focus on glass topics, issues around architecture, sustainability and advances in industry research. Additionally, participants can learn why surface preparation is importance for coatings performance, the latest on AAMA and IGMA Certification programs and more by registering now for the in-person experience or for virtual access to the FGIA Annual Conference.GlassAn insulating glass (IG) forensic analysis workshop on Monday afternoon will...

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October 8-14 is National Fire Prevention Week

With summer’s end and as fall temperatures arrive, fire safety comes back into focus, as October 8-14 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.How prepared are you to escape safely in a fire?“Home fires can be caused by a number of things and can spread quickly,” said Angela Dickson, Co-chair of the Window Safety Task Force and Marketing and Communications...

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Colorado Water Conservation Legislation Impacts Manufacturing, Distribution, Sale of Select Residential Fenestration Products

A new Colorado law setting environmental standards for residential products will likely impact the fenestration and glazing industry, participants at the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Fall Conference learned. Jeremy Neustifter, Air Quality Policy Director at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), spoke about the legislation in his presentation titled, “Laying Down the Law to Drive ENERGY STAR Requirements in Colorado.” This session was sponsored by the FGIA Western Region.HP23-1161, the Appliance Standards Bill, was signed into law June 1 in...

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