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Consultant and Fabricator Panelists Take on Tough Questions from BEC Attendees

Consultants (from left to right) Stephane Hoffman, John Wheaton and Tony Childress, answered questions during a BEC panel discussion.

When Jon Kimberlain of Dow Corning Corp., welcomed attendees during Monday’s opening address, the chair of the BEC Conference told the crowd that this year’s event was designed to be interactive. And several panel discussions, covering topics such as different … Continue reading

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BEC Panelists Provide Insight on Various Glazing Systems

Contract glaziers taking part in this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America, had the opportunity to increase their level of knowledge and awareness about many different products and technologies. A panel discussion … Continue reading

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BEC Attendees Learn About Evolving Codes and Legislative Efforts

Topics ranging from building codes to legal issues were on the program during the second day of the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference, which is taking place in Las Vegas. Speakers included Tom Culp of … Continue reading

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BEC Presentations Offer a Close Look at Three Top Industry Topics

Building Information Modeling (BIM), energy and school security—all are important topics in today’s building market and in all of them, glass has a significant role it can play. Yesterday during the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) … Continue reading

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As Window EPD Nears, LEED and Green Globes Focus More on Products

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Just as work on an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for windows gets set to reach an important milestone and the broader certification landscape continues to evolve, both LEED and the newer Green Globes programs are increasingly reflecting the trend of … Continue reading

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GANA Extends Room Deadline for BEC Conference

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has extended the deadline to reserve rooms for the upcoming Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference until February 28. Rooms can be reserved on the BEC Conference website. The BEC Conference will be held … Continue reading

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Former NFL Quarterback to Keynote BEC Conference; Hotel Deadline Approaches

Ron Jaworski, a former NFL quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst, will address this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America (GANA). Jaworksi will share his experiences on innovative change. Following his playing career, … Continue reading

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BEC Conference to Feature a Range of Presentations

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has announced a number of sessions for the upcoming Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which is scheduled for March 16-18 at the Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Richard A. Beuke, vice president of … Continue reading

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Tempering Division Continues to Develop New Work Items

: GANA’s Tempering Division focused on updates to various GIBs and other documents during the Annual Conference.

The Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Tempering Division session rounded out the group’s Annual Meeting, which is taking place this week in Orlando, Fla. The division has a number of Glass Informational Bulletins (GIB) in development stages, and is … Continue reading

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GANA Members Recognized; Laminated Group Hears Update on Glass in Railings Standard Development

GANA members were recognized for their dedication to the industry as part of the inaugural member of the year awards.

It was tough for those who knew Greg Carney to keep a dry eye during the inaugural Glass Association of North America Awards (GANA) Reception, which included the debut of the C. Gregory Carney GANA Member of the Year Award. … Continue reading

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