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Volatile Fog Testing—Does It Need Updating?

In a recent presentation, Cooper (left) and Herndon (center) determined that volatile fog box testing specifications need to be reevaluated.

In a recent presentation “Objective Volatile Fog Measurement,” Dave Cooper and Jonathan Herndon of Guardian Industries discussed the series of testing the two completed to determine effective methods for measuring volatile compounds in insulating glass units (IGU). The organic components … Continue reading

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Attendees Receive an Education about IG at IGMA 2014 Winter Meeting

Attendees focused on education during the final day of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2014 Winter Meeting, held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. With a variety of seminars encompassing topics from safety and investigating failures, … Continue reading

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IGMA Talks Association and Committee Updates at Winter Meeting

Among other topics she discussed, Margaret Webb, IGMA executive director, paid tribute to several industry members who passed away during the year at the Annual General Meeting during the 2014 Winter Conference in San Francisco.

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s (IGMA) 2014 Winter Meeting taking place at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco has kept attendees busy this week. Topics discussed during this week have ranged from marketing and new board members, association … Continue reading

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U-Values May be Superior in Europe, But as Experts Say, It’s Complicated

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With glass performance for energy efficiency being comparable in the U.S. and Europe, window frames on this side of the Atlantic have been eyed as underperforming on the U-value front as compared to those in Europe. But the reason for—and … Continue reading

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PGT Glass Fabrication Expansion Could Bring New Opportunities

PGT Industries is building a new plant that will allow it to increase its glass fabrication capabilities.

Door and window maker PGT Industries took the first steps in greatly expanding its glass-cutting, tempering and laminating abilities when it recently broke ground on a new $15 million glass operations plant. Expected to be completed sometime later this year, … Continue reading

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IEA Introduces Roadmap to Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Technology

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Officials from the International Energy Agency (IEA) commended advanced nations such as the U.S., Canada, Russia and others for their efforts to date, but says that more can be done still in the building of energy-efficient building envelopes, including the … Continue reading

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Registration Opens for 2014 IGMA Annual Conference

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has opened registration for its annual conference, which will be held March 4-7 at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The conference will feature informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, … Continue reading

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IGMA Adds New Industry Calendar to Website

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has added a new industry calendar feature on its website listing events pertaining to the insulating glass industry. “Now there is one place to get the best IG technical information, as well as keep … Continue reading

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IGMA Calls for Review of Changes to 2010 Canadian National Model Construction Codes

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has issued a call for its members to review the proposed changes to the 2010 National Model Construction Codes. The fall 2013 public review period opened on October 15 and runs until December 13; … Continue reading

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IGMA Announces 2014 Annual Conference Dates

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has announced that its 2014 Annual Conference and Insulating Glass Educational Seminar will be held March 4-7, 2014, at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The combined event will feature informative lunch … Continue reading

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