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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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ASHRAE Addendum “am” Change Seeks to Reduce WWR to 30 Percent in Small- to Medium-Sized Buildings

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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) has filed a proposed change to Addendum “am” to ASHRAE 189.1, “Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings” that would limit the window-to-wall (WWR) … Continue reading

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Culp Discusses Building Codes and Energy Efforts During BEC Conference

Energy efficiency and the role that glass and glazing products can play in high-performance buildings was a key discussion point during the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which concluded yesterday at the Plant Hollywood … Continue reading

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GANA Guest Panel Raises the Question: Is Less Glass Good?

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  At the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Annual Conference in San Diego yesterday, three unique industry-related perspectives from three different occupational fields discussed whether using less glass in building applications is the best solution for saving energy costs. … Continue reading

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