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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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ASHRAE Participates in High Performance Buildings Coalition Congressional Event

As part of High Performance Building Week, 2020-21 ASHRAE president Charles E. Gulledge III spoke on the panel Building Better: Congressional and Private Sector Efforts to Promote High Performance Buildings. The event was organized by High Performance Buildings Caucus co-chair Congressman Peter Welch … Continue reading

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FGIA Conference Gives Update on U.S. Codes

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the adoption of some codes in the U.S., but code cycles continue, including those for the I-codes. The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a “U.S. and Canadian Codes Report” session during its 2021 … 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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The International Code Council Expands with Office in Dubai

The International Code Council (ICC) has established its first overseas office in Dubai. This is the group’s first major achievement in its larger effort to grow in the international marketplace, according to the announcement. The Dubai office provides the opportunity … Continue reading

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