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GANA Division Member of Year Nominations Due Soon

Nominations for Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Division Member of the Year are due January 22. GANA asks those in the industry to nominate GANA members “that go above and beyond on behalf of the association and the glass … Continue reading

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GANA Names New Account Executive

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) appointed Sara Neiswanger as its new account executive. She will replace Ashley Charest. Neiswanger has held the position of technical resource coordinator for GANA for the past six years. In addition, she has … Continue reading

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Technical and Code Activities Among Membership Meeting Discussions

Bill Yanek opened this morning's GANA membership meeting in San Antonio.

A round-up of activities for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) opened the final day of the group’s 2015 Fall Conference. The meetings have been taking place this week at the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio. GANA general counsel … Continue reading

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Steve Selkowitz Discusses High-Performance Façade Opportunities During GANA Fall Conference

Steve Selkowitz of LBNL spoke to GANA Fall Conference attendees about high-performance building opportunities.

The glazing world is becoming increasingly complex and is dependent on many factors that need to be balanced. Steve Selkowitz with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories (LBNL) spoke during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference Flat Glass Division meeting … Continue reading

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Fall Conference Takes Away Lessons from the Lab

An attendee of GANA's Intertek tour checks out lite of glass that underwent impact testing.

Aluminum melts at 1200 degrees Fahrenheit. That was just some of the information attendees of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference learned today when they toured Intertek’s Elmendorf, Texas, facility. Tour attendees witnessed hurricane and tornado impact … Continue reading

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GANA, IGMA Partner for Conferences

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) will host conferences together next year at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells, Calif. While hosting their respective events, the IGMA Winter Conference and the GANA … Continue reading

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GANA Glass Leaders Conference Set for October 12

Registration is open for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Glass Leaders Conference in San Antonio on October 12. The conference precedes the GANA Fall Conference, which will take place October 13-16 at the same location. A presentation covering … Continue reading

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GANA Posts Free GIB Library

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced its more than 50 Glass Information Bulletins (GIBs) are all now available for free. The bulletins, which range from topics of safety glazing and laminated glass to decorative glazing and daylighting, are … Continue reading

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Canadian Glass Association Connects with GICC

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA) announced it has joined the Glazing Industry Codes Committee (GICC). The association’s membership is pending until April 12, however, as it has not yet been accepted. GICC, formed in 1983, teamed with the Glass Association … Continue reading

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Q&A With Structural Glass Engineer James O’Callaghan

James O'Callaghan of Eckersley O'Callaghan talks to attendees at GANA's BEC Conference last week about structural glazing.

James O’Callaghan and his firm Eckersley O’Callaghan have been pushing the (building) envelope with glass for years, and the engineer hopes the growing momentum of structural glass applications continues to drive innovation in the building community. O’Callaghan discussed the evolution of … Continue reading

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