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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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ASTM Highlights Windborne Debris Standard Prior to Hurricane Season

As hurricane season approaches, ASTM International gave a history lesson on its windborne debris standards for glazing systems. David Hattis, president of Building Technology Inc., led a webinar titled, “Windborne Debris Standards in Hurricanes for Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, … Continue reading

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Task Group Updates Kick Off IGMA Summer Conference

The Insulating Glass Manufactures Alliance (IGMA) Summer Conference 2018 began Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada, with a focus on Emerging Technology and Innovation Task Group updates. Thermal Stress IGMA technical director Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services updated members about the … Continue reading

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