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Glass Evidence: Was A Second Shooter Involved in President Kennedy’s Assassination?

Conspiracy theories about what happened on the day of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination have been in abundance for decades, but an encounter at the Smithsonian led glass consultant Chris Barry to analyze whether a second shooter could have been … Continue reading

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FGIA Codes Update Shows Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Not only has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted glass industry businesses, it’s also having an impact on codes. Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy Krafka Harkema and FGIA glass products and Canadian industry affairs … Continue reading

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Breaking Bridges: Understanding Thermal Performance is Key to Ensuring Glazing’s Place on the Façade

Does it seem like you’re hearing the terms “thermal bridging” and “thermal break” more frequently? You are, and there’s a good reason for it. Simply put, when it comes to façades, thermal bridging is the movement of heat from the … Continue reading

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FGIA Conference Offers Legislative and Regulatory Updates

The second day of the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) 2020 Virtual Fall Conference included an update on U.S. and Canada legislation and regulations that have an impact on the glass industry. FGIA U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager … Continue reading

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FGIA Conference Emphasizes COVID-19 Safety

Safety remains as critical as ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Cook, director of corporate safety for Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) shared some safety tips in his session, “Safety Awareness in the Pandemic,” during the second day of the Fenestration & … Continue reading

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