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Vacuum Insulated Glass Demand Propelled by Real Estate Entities’ Interest

A recent market intelligence study by Transparency Market Research (TMR) says that the state of the vacuum insulated glass (VIG) market, which was previously fueled by the demand for sound-proof and aesthetic designs, is continuing that trend while gaining traction … Continue reading

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Webinar: Vacuum Insulating Glass Could Improve Window-to-Wall Ratio

Vacuum insulating glass (VIG) is a high-performance glazing product that can provide increased occupant comport and reduced U-values. However, the technology is still fairly new to the U.S. market. In a webinar titled “How to Design for Sustainable Buildings with … Continue reading

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Task Group Updates Kick Off IGMA Summer Conference

The Insulating Glass Manufactures Alliance (IGMA) Summer Conference 2018 began Tuesday in Vancouver, Canada, with a focus on Emerging Technology and Innovation Task Group updates. Thermal Stress IGMA technical director Bill Lingnell of Lingnell Consulting Services updated members about the … Continue reading

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2018 Annual Conference Underway with Insulating and Energy Discussions

The first meeting of the integrated Glass Association of North America (GANA)-National Glass Association (NGA), the 2018 Annual Conference, is underway this week at the Napa Valley Marriott Resort & Spa in Napa, CA. A number of organizational and re-structuring … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Safety Testing of Vacuum Insulating Glass within ANSI Z97.1-2015

Since the publication of the ANSI Z97.1-2015 standard, there have been requests for interpretations of how to best test vacuum insulating glass (VIG) for safety performance. One is that the glass should be tested as a final product, another is … Continue reading

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