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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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Updated National Green Building Standard Released

The ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) was approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is available for public use. Some significant changes to the 2015 edition are the energy efficiency chapter referencing the 2015 International Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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Recent ANSI Standards Activity Includes Glass, Glazing Work

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) noted new standards activity related to the glass and glazing industry in its recent “ANSI Standards Action” publications. According to the March 4 publication, action for the Standard for Safety for Door, Drapery, Gate, … Continue reading

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