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AGMT Glazier Certifications Double in 2022

The Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) program announced that it certified 681 glaziers in 2022, doubling the number from 2021. The association states that it has certified 1,247 glaziers since 2019. The program’s 1,000th glazier was certified in September … Continue reading

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New NFRC Documents Open for Public Review

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Board of Directors recently approved six NFRC documents, which are now open for public review, in accordance with the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process. The public review and comment period is open until … Continue reading

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LGD Becomes First Glazing Contractor in San Diego Region to earn NACC

Long Glazing and Doors Inc. (LGD) announced that it earned the North American Contractor Certification (NACC). LGD, a family-owned commercial glazing contractor based in El Cajon, Calif., became the first glazing contractor in the San Diego region, the 10th in … Continue reading

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Glazier Certification One Step Closer to Reality

Creating a certification isn’t easy, but the industry experts behind the Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) Certification Program, are going the extra mile to bring a new level of professionalism to the glazing industry. The AGMT Certification Program Item … Continue reading

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Building Codes vs. Copyright Law: Legal Showdown Heats Up

The long-running debate over who “owns” legally binding construction codes gets another big platform next month. In August, the American Bar Association (ABA) will vote on a resolution urging Congress to pass legislation that provides limited free online access to standards incorporated into state and local construction codes, including those … Continue reading

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