Tag Archives: Codes

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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Canada Code Updates: What You Need to Know

The recent updates to provincial building codes in Canada are aggressive for fenestration products, but long-term changes proposed by Natural Resources Canada could be exceptionally stringent, according to Jeff Baker, president of WESTLab Canada and Technical Consultant for Fenestration Canada. … Continue reading

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Court Rules Georgia’s Annotated Legal Code is Copyrighted

Public-domain activist Carl Malamud suffered another legal setback last week when a federal judge ruled that the state of Georgia can copyright annotations to its state code, which includes many sections related to the construction and glazing industry. It also … Continue reading

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What’s New with the Codes?

The glass and glazing industry continues its battle to maintain—and expand—its presence on the wall through the various national and international building codes and standards. Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting is at the forefront of the industry’s efforts, and … Continue reading

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What’s Going on with Canadian Codes?

The adoption of the North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS) has been one of the biggest changes in the Canadian industry in recent years, according to Jeff Baker, president of Westlab and Fenestration Canada’s technical consultant. Baker recently gave a webinar … Continue reading

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