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FGIA Gives Overview of Safety and Security Glazing Standards

Security glazing is growing increasingly popular around the U.S. and with that comes questions about which standards to use and best practices to follow. To answer some of these questions, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted a webinar … Continue reading

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School Security and Safety Products and Standards Explained

Deadly mass shootings have led to debates over mitigation and public safety, especially in schools. Parents, teachers, architects and school stake holders all have concerns about how best to keep schools safe. Security glazing is just one of the ways … Continue reading

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Florida Enacts Bill to “Harden” Schools Against Attacks

Last week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a sweeping $400 million bill to increase school security, mental health access and gun control in the aftermath of last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students. The … Continue reading

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NYC Doorman Dies in Glass Door Accident

A 59-year-old New York City man died Thursday after falling through a glass door while shoveling snow in front of the building where he worked as a doorman. The New York City Police Department reported Miguel Gonzalez was shoveling the … Continue reading

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IGMA Talks Safety Standards

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) is in Banff, Alberta, this week for its summer conference, which kicked off Tuesday with certification committee discussion. John Kent of the Safety Glazing Certification Council (SGCC) opened discussion with an update on developments … Continue reading

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