Tag Archives: Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance

FGIA Statistical Review and Forecast: A Tale of Two Markets

Non-residential commercial glazing decreased 11% in 2020 across several different applications. New construction shrank by 11% as well, while renovation demand decreased by 12%.  The new stats are part of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2020/2021 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and … Continue reading

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IECC Slated for More Input by Government Officials

The International Code Council (ICC) released a new framework last week, changing the means by which it updates the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) from government consensus to an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standards process. Adopted by ICC’s board … Continue reading

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FGIA Conference Provides Canadian Codes Update

The Canadian national energy code is becoming more stringent, which will impact the glass and fenestration industries. The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Codes Report” session during its 2021 Virtual Annual Conference to keep … Continue reading

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FGIA Conference Gives Update on U.S. Codes

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the adoption of some codes in the U.S., but code cycles continue, including those for the I-codes. The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Codes Report” session during its 2021 … Continue reading

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FGIA Legislative Report Highlights New Administration’s Policies

With a new administration comes new policies, including those focused on energy efficiency. To address these changes, as well as other legislative and regulatory updates, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Legislative and Regulatory … Continue reading

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