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New Administration to Bolster American Manufacturing

President Biden has signed a “Buy American” executive order intended to bolster American manufacturing. According to the White House, the order will ensure that when the federal government spends taxpayer dollars, they will be spent on goods made in America … Continue reading

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TDI Explains How Windstorm Program Changes Impact Glazing, Fenestration Manufacturers

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) effective September 1, 2020. Dr. Paul Bove, an engineer with the TDI, explained to members of the Fenestration & Glazing Industry … Continue reading

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FGIA Explains History and Usage of Curtainwall Manual

AAMA CWM-19, Curtain Wall Manual, was published in July 2019 and addresses many aspects of curtainwall design, specification, testing and installation. To explain the document’s history, target audience and to give an overview of how it can be used, the … Continue reading

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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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FGIA Conference Offers Legislative and Regulatory Updates

The second day of the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) 2020 Virtual Fall Conference included an update on U.S. and Canada legislation and regulations that have an impact on the glass industry. FGIA U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager … Continue reading

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