NGA’s GANA Glazing Manual Updated

NGA’s GANA Glazing Manual Updated
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National Glass Association

Date: 10 January 2023

Newest edition reflects advances in glass and glazing

The National Glass Association (NGA) is proud to announce the publication of the updated GANA Glazing Manual, International Year of Glass (IYOG) Edition. NGA’s GANA Glazing Manual is recognized as the definitive source of information in the glass and glazing industry.

This comprehensive manual describes primary and fabricated glass products, quality standards, design considerations, general and specific glazing guidelines and glazing in hazardous locations. NGA’s GANA Glazing Manual is often cited as the “must read” publication for anyone new to the industry and the reference resource for glass and glazing veterans.

Glass in buildings serves many purposes, often simultaneously, to enhance the comfort and protection of occupants. Improvements and new products and applications continue to impact the built environment, and these are reflected in this newest edition.

New sections in the IYOG Edition include sustainability, recyclability, physiological benefits, vacuum insulating glazing (VIG), daylighting and biophilia, glass protective barriers, glass in photovoltaic applications, and bird-friendly glazing.

“NGA’s GANA Glazing Manual is the essential reference manual for everyone working in the glass and glazing industry,” says Urmilla Sowell, NGA Technical Services & Advocacy Director. “The IYOG Edition highlights the many functions of glass in buildings as a key material to address energy performance initiatives, human comfort and security, as well as health benefits to building occupants and the animals that share our environment.”

NGA’s GANA Glazing Manual is available to purchase in hard copy or downloadable formats in the online NGA Store as follows:

Hard copy (plus applicable s&h fees): $69.95 NGA member | $139.95 nonmember

Downloadable: $64.95 NGA member | $134.95 nonmember



NGA thanks the task group members who helped make the update of this manual possible.

Task Group Members

A. William Lingnell, Lingnell Consulting Services

Aaron Thompson, Viracon

Abel Macias, GE Silicones

Adam Mitchell, Agnora, Inc.

Bobby Chestnut, McGrory Glass

Brett Jones, Manko Window Systems

Casey Anderson, ICD High Performance Coatings

Cassandra Sharpe, Larson Engineering, Inc.

Chuck Knickerbocker, Technical Glass Products

Chuck Wencl, Viracon

Darrell Smith, International Window Film Association

David Cooper, Vacuum Glass, LLC

Dave Evans, Guardian Glass

Denise McMahon, Roschmann Steel & Glass Constructions, Inc.

Denny Troyan, Global Security Glazing

Devon Bowman, Technical Glass Products

Diana San Diego, Safti First

Dirk Schulte, Roschmann Steel & Glass Constructions, Inc.

Gus Trupiano, General Glass International

Helen Sanders, Technoform

Ivan Zuniga, Kawneer Company

Jason Fisher, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

Jeff Haberer, Trulite Glass and Aluminum Solutions

Jeff Nicholson, ICD High Performance Coatings

Joey Aragon, Aragon Construction

John Bush, General Glass International

John Mayfield, Tremco

Jon Griggs, Guardian Glass

Jon Kimberlain, Dow

Jon Weir, J. A. Weir Associates

José Colón, Intertek

Julia Schimmelpenningh, Eastman Chemical Company

Katrina Stafford, Administrative Management Systems, Inc.

Kayla Natividad, Pilkington North America, Inc.

Kevin Norcross, Vetrotech Saint-Gobain

Kevin J. Wisniewski, Larson Engineering, Inc.

Kyle Blais, Momentive Performance Materials

Lisa Heschong, Heschong Mahone Group

Lucas Brooks, Gardner Glass Products, Inc.

Marc Deschamps, Walker Glass Co.

Matt Kamper, Woodbridge Glass, Inc.

Matt Manning, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

Melissa Szotkowski, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

Michael Hammond, Vitro Architectural Glass

Michael Saroka, Goldray Glass

Rachel Schulz, Larson Engineering, Inc.

Raymond Roy, Guardian Glass

Richard Wright, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope

Robert Carlson, TriStar Glass, Inc.

Steve Austin, 3M

Stanley Yee, Dow

Steven Marino, Vitro Architectural Glass

Thomas Zaremba, Roetzel & Andress

Tim Moore, W. A. Wilson & Sons, Inc.

Tim Greene, Isoclima Specialty Glass, LLC

Todd Kister, Intertek

Tom Culp, Birch Point Consulting

Travis Hoover, Intertek

Tyler Campbell, Linel Signature

Vaughn Schauss, Kuraray America, Inc.

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