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ASTM International, NFRC Honor Member Contributions in 2022

Both ASTM International and the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently presented awards to members of the glass, glazing and fenestration industry. These awards recognize contributions to the development of international standards and commitment to moving projects and priorities forward. … Continue reading

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New Standard Test Method Paves the Way for Increasing School Safety

The glass and glazing industry has strived to do its part to ensure school safety. After eight months of dedicated efforts, the industry is now one step closer to having a universal standard that will help create a safe and … Continue reading

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How Were the U.S. Capitol Windows Breached?

The incident at the U.S. Capitol yesterday amid the Electoral College certification process devolved into chaos as rioters breached the building, in part, by breaking through the Capitol’s windows. USGNN™ spoke with several glass experts to find out if the … Continue reading

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ANSI Z97.1-2015 Reaffirmation Approved

ANSI has informed the ASC Z97 Committee that ANSI Z97.1-2015 (R2020), Safety Glazing Materials used in Buildings – Safety Performance Specifications and Methods of Test, that a reaffirmation of ANSI Z97.1-2015, has been approved. This standard establishes the specifications and … Continue reading

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FGIA Panel Answers Security Glazing Questions

Industry experts answered questions about security glazing amid a panel discussion hosted by the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) during a webinar titled, “Security Glazing for Storefront and Fenestration.” The first question asked was about the changes on the … Continue reading

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