More articles by Tara Taffera

FGIA Speaker Highlights Common Problems with Onsite Glazing Installs

“The biggest trend we are seeing is pre-fabricated facades,” said Christopher Grey, senior project manager for Simpson Gumpertz and Heger, an engineering firm that designs, investigates and rehabilitates structures, building enclosures and materials. “This is changing the way products are … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Trade, Labor and Immigration

John Manzella, noted author and speaker on trade issues, broke down some myths related to trade, labor and immigration for members of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) during the Annual Conference yesterday. “If you go down the street, … Continue reading

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Glass Products Council Tackles EPDs, Industry Certification Programs and More

When the Glass Products Council met yesterday for the first time united under the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), it was evident that this is a group that gets things done. The two-hour meeting was full of updates on … Continue reading

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Aggressive Energy Proposals Dominate FGIA Codes and Regulatory Update

“Following regulatory issues right now is like doing the Texas two-step,” said Kathy Krafka Harkema, U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). “When they move, they move faster than I have seen in … Continue reading

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FGIA Gathers Members for First Time Under New Brand

A new chapter was opened this morning at the Annual Conference of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). The event marked the first gathering since the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) joined … Continue reading

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