Tag Archives: Tom Culp

Glass Conference Opens with Code Development Focus

The world of codes and standards is constantly changing. Recent updates show the industry shifting toward increased energy efficiency, on both national and local levels. The session “Glass and Glazing Codes: Deep Dive,” held during the virtual National Glass Association … Continue reading

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Virtual Summer Conference Offers Codes Update

In addition to topics focused on how the glass industry has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Glass Association’s (NGA) Summer Conference featured a codes update with insights into what’s new and upcoming in bird-friendly legislation, energy codes and … Continue reading

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BEC Conference Addresses Technical Updates and Code Changes Glaziers Need to Know

Technical activities and code updates helped open the Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, which is taking place in Nashville, Tenn.—the first time the event has been held in a location other than Las Vegas. The event, organized by the National … Continue reading

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The 2020 Annual Conference Ends with Codes and Standards Discussions

Fabricating committee discussions, along with codes and technical reports, wrapped up the National Glass Association’s (NGA) Annual Conference yesterday in La Jolla, Calif. During the sessions, code consultants Tom Culp and Thom Zaremba updated the group on a number of … Continue reading

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ASHRAE’s Revised Standard 90.1 Features Upgraded U-Factors for Building Envelopes

ASHRAE has released an expanded and revised version of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, which includes more than 100 changes, including some pertaining to building facades and energy-saving measures. Significant changes include: … Continue reading

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