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Code Proposal Regarding Glass Loads Not Approved

International Code Council (ICC) public comment hearings ended yesterday in Las Vegas, and a proposed code change regarding glass loads was not approved. Proponents of S 193-19, including Trex Commercial Building Products, sought to revise the 2018 International Building Code … Continue reading

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Discussions Focus on Codes During Second Day of Joint AAMA/IGMA Conference

The Joint American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Summer Conference continued Wednesday with a focus on regulatory affairs and codes in both the U.S. and Canada. Regulatory Affairs AAMA codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy … Continue reading

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CPSC Considers Revisions to Safety Certification Regulations

The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has reopened its safety certification rulemaking proceedings to revise certification obligations for domestic and imported consumer products subject to CPSC safety standards, including architectural glass, among others. The CPSC rulemaking proceeding proposes revisions to … Continue reading

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IECC Adds Thermal Envelope Language to Code

It’s defined as “the alignment of the air barrier and insulation systems separating conditioned space from unconditioned space.” Getting it applied to the text of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) proved a little more challenging during Tuesday’s ongoing commercial … Continue reading

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