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FGIA Gives U.S. and Canadian Codes Update at Conference

The second day of the virtual Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Summer Conference included an update on glass-related codes in the U.S. and Canada, many of which have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. FGIA U.S. codes and regulatory … Continue reading

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Organizations Testify for Reauthorization of Windstorm Impact Reduction Program

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Environment held a joint hearing on December 4 to discuss reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP). Several witnesses presented testimonies urging Congress to reauthorize the … Continue reading

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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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Approved IBC Proposal Clarifies Language for Skylights and Retention Screens

The public comment portion of the International Code Council hearings are underway in Las Vegas, and USGNN™ is monitoring the code hearings as they take place through Wednesday. Changes to a proposal clarifying the use of skylights and retention screens, … 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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