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Sizing Up: Multi-Panel Doors Are Becoming a Unique Market Segment

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred an existing trend for integrating the indoors and outdoors using arrays of multiple glass door panels. These reap the psychological benefits and energy savings of natural light and fresh air while still allowing closure for … Continue reading

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ASTM International Publishes Revised C1036 Document

The American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM) International has published the revised edition of ASTMC1036 – Standard Specification for Flat Glass, developed by subcommittee C14.08. The revisions came as part of the document’s five-year review cycle. This specification covers the … Continue reading

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ASTM International Publishes Standard Test Method for Anisotropy Measurement

Nearly three years ago, members of the architectural glass and glazing industry, architects, engineers, machinery and equipment suppliers and other international stakeholders gathered together to address anisotropy measurement and develop an ASTM International standard test method. Louis Moreau, head of … Continue reading

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ASTM Committee Proposes New Standard for Water-Resistive Barriers and Air Barriers

A proposed ASTM International standard is in the works to help engineers better understand how various climates affect water vapor transmission of water-resistant barriers and air barriers (WRB/AB) in building envelopes. ASTM’s EO6 Performance of Buildings Committee is developing the … Continue reading

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FGIA Gives Overview of Safety and Security Glazing Standards

Security glazing is growing increasingly popular around the U.S. and with that comes questions about which standards to use and best practices to follow. To answer some of these questions, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted a webinar … Continue reading

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