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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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Colapietro Named GANA Member of Year






In November 2013, the glass industry lost a dear friend, Greg Carney, who spent more than 30 years in the industry and served as the Glass Association of North America (GANA) technical director from 1999 to 2009. He was known … Continue reading




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Apogee CEO Encourages Industry to Get Retrofitted






Out with the old, or in with the new? How about a little of both. Apogee Enterprises CEO Joseph Puishys gave attendees at the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference an industry update Monday. His … Continue reading




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Condo, BIM Talk Closes out BEC Conference

Courtney Little of ACE Glass gives BEC attendees an update Tuesday on legal issues surround the fenestration industry.





After two and a half days of extensive networking and industry discussion, the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference came to a close Tuesday. On the final day, Courtney Little of ACE Glass gave an update … Continue reading




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Watch the March Newscast for a Wrap-Up from BEC






As Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Conference wraps up, USGNN™ captures the state of the industry, as well as the event’s impact on glass and glazing professionals. Check out the March newscast for some highlights and exclusive interviews, … Continue reading




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Watch: BEC Hits its Stride on Second Day

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Day two of the BEC Conference in Las Vegas hit on a number of topics, including the state of structural glazing and implications of current codes. Check out today’s newscast, as USGNN.com™ has it all covered.




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Watch Monday’s Newscast for Opening Coverage of the BEC Conference

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Nearly 400 industry members are in attendance for this year’s BEC Conference, which kicked off Sunday at the conclusion of the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Annual Conference. Check out today’s newscast to hear what attendees are most looking … Continue reading




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GANA Annual Conference Opens with Thermal Stress Discussions






Thermal stress conditions in heat-strengthened spandrel glass was the opening discussion topic during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Tempering Division meeting. The group met today as part of GANA’s 2015 Annual Conference, taking place at the Paris Las … Continue reading




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