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The 2020 Annual Conference Ends with Codes and Standards Discussions

Fabricating committee discussions, along with codes and technical reports, wrapped up the National Glass Association’s (NGA) Annual Conference yesterday in La Jolla, Calif. During the sessions, code consultants Tom Culp and Thom Zaremba updated the group on a number of … Continue reading

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Safti First Facilities Undergo $8 Million Expansion

The increased demand for fire-rated glass and doors was the main driver behind Safti First’s $8 million investment into an expansion at two of its facilities in Merced, Calif. The expansion began mid-year 2019 and is slated to be completed … Continue reading

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How Fire-Rated Glazing Solutions Improve School Safety

Glass plays an important part in school security and wellbeing, providing unobstructed views necessary for wayfinding during active shooter events or other security threats while also allowing visible light to pass through. Light and views of nature have been proven … Continue reading

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Webinar Emphasizes Importance of Understanding Fire-Rated Codes and Products

Fire-rated glass products are growing in popularity as more product options become available and as codes continue to require these products in certain applications. To dispel some of the confusion surrounding these products, Safti First vice president of sales Tim … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Adoption of 2018 IBC Could Impact Fire-Rated Glazing Use

Chicago’s use of fire-rated glazing could be impacted by its recent adoption of the 2018 International Building Code. According to the International Code Council, the last comprehensive overhaul of the Chicago Building Code was in 1949. According to Diana San … Continue reading

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