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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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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application Now Available

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Treasury Department recently released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan forgiveness application along with application instructions. The form and instructions advise borrowers on how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, consistent … Continue reading

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New York Updates Energy Conservation Code

New York City has updated its New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC), which now includes more stringent glazing and building insulation requirements. The updated code will be current with the 2020 Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State, … Continue reading

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Senate Agrees to Stimulus Package With Relief for Businesses, Individuals

Following days of negotiations and failed attempts, the U.S. Senate finally agreed to a $2 trillion stimulus package Wednesday aimed at propping up U.S. households and businesses amid the COVID-19 outbreak. White House and Senate leaders announced an agreement in … Continue reading

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Economic and Industry Implications of the Coronavirus Outbreak

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has created global unease as health officials in China and around the world work to contain the virus, which has killed more than 2,000 people. It’s still unclear how long the outbreak will … Continue reading

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