More articles by Jordan Scott

FGIA Conference Gives Update on U.S. Codes

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the adoption of some codes in the U.S., but code cycles continue, including those for the I-codes. The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Codes Report” session during its 2021 … Continue reading

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FGIA Legislative Report Highlights New Administration’s Policies

With a new administration comes new policies, including those focused on energy efficiency. To address these changes, as well as other legislative and regulatory updates, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Legislative and Regulatory … Continue reading

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Glass Companies Assess Damage Following Texas Winter Storm

Glass and glazing companies in Texas returned to work this week after snow, freezing temperatures and an energy shortage forced many to close their doors temporarily. Now, these companies are assessing the impact to their business and employees. Tim Kelley, … Continue reading

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Iron Workers Bring Issue to U.S. Supreme Court

Iron Workers Local 229 is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling from 1951 stating that a provision under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) can bar unions from inviting neutral employees to join protests. In its petition, … Continue reading

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Glass and Glazing Materials Prices See Year-Over-Year Increases

While the prices for some materials (seasonally unadjusted) used in glass and glazing manufacturing fell back in January from the December 2020 report, all categories experienced an increase compared to January 2020, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) … Continue reading

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