Tag Archives: Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA)

Industry Can Expect Increased Focus on Building, Energy Codes

The fenestration and glazing industries should prepare for an increased focus on U.S. code updates, says Kathy Krafka Harkema, Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance technical operations director. She told participants at the FGIA 2022 Virtual Summer Conference last week that … Continue reading

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ASTM, NFRC Working Through Numerous Updates and Initiatives

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Virtual Summer Conference on Tuesday, June 7, highlighted updates to industry organizations and standards, including upcoming initiatives for ASTM International and the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC). Amy Roberts, director of Canadian … Continue reading

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New Focus Areas Identified at 2022 FGIA Summer Conference

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) kicked off its 2022 Virtual Summer Conference this week by addressing goals for the future and how to achieve them. Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director, said four focus areas will bring changes for … Continue reading

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FGIA Releases Updated Anodizing Specification

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released an updated specification describing test procedures and requirements for architectural quality aluminum oxide coatings applied to aluminum extrusions and panels for architectural products.¬†AAMA 611,¬†Voluntary Specification for Anodized Architectural Aluminum, an FGIA … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance Crucial to Insulating Glass Program

Preventing insulating glass failures, and then investigating them fully when they do occur, are key for those involved with insulating glass (IG), says Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services and IG expert. He discussed specific ways to do this during … Continue reading

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