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Smaller fabricators are consistently overlooked when companies design, market, and sell ERP solutions. A+W Software is changing that for glass fabricators with the launch of our newest product called A+W iCut.
This pre-recorded web session was presented at glasstec VIRTUAL 20-22 October 2020.
"With FeneTech, we're seeing real benefits in the insights into our business, including inventory, job costs, and productivity." - Shawn Guthrie, Carriage House Door
Last day of glasstec VIRTUAL 2020! Tune in and benefit from today's free program in the Conference Area.
Reservations are now open for your space at VITRUM 2021, to be held in pavilions 22 and 24 at Fiera Milano Rho from Tuesday, October 5th to Friday, October 8th.
Presented by Bill Lingnell, FGIA Technical Consultant, this webinar will introduce attendees to the IGMA Technical Binder, which includes information required to successfully fabricate a quality insulating glass unit.
Both events are powered by glasstec, Düsseldorf, Germany – the world’s leading exhibition for the glass industry.
All course segments and certification exams for one of FGIA’s flagship education programs has launched and is now available.
Those participating in the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Fall Conference heard from an architect and engineer about commercial design trends.
From 20 to 22 October 2020 the new digital networking platform will provide the international glass sector with extensive insights into the state of the industry.
Registration for the third installment of the Leadership Development Program from the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is now open, with the first session taking place in January.
FMA/AAMA/WDMA 2710-20 is focused on the full frame replacement without removal of external brick veneer.
A senior management professional experienced in leading and coaching teams shared tips for how to increase one’s influence over others at the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Virtual Fall Conference.
A high-end builder in Austin, TX, shared the fenestration trends he has seen in the U.S. when it comes to building performance during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Fall Conference.
Advanced solar control glazings help reduce energy costs in team’s net-zero-energy home.
At the FGIA Virtual Fall Conference, an industry professional with more than 36 years of health and safety experience shared his company’s best practices for keeping plant workers safe during the spread of COVID-19.

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What is phishing and how do you know when you make be the victim of it? AJ Piscitelli, PMP gives a real life example in his most recent blog post. Stay tuned for more real life examples!
This presentation offers a new perspective on limit device design and specifications especially due to construction phase and post-occupancy habits in urban environments.
Vacuum Insulated Glazing (VIG) concept allows for a significant improvement of thermal insulation compared with the incumbent double-pane windows design.
For over two decades and following a century of efficient, functional and often orthogonal architecture, we are experiencing the extensive search for ever more complex building geometries and expressive architectural forms.
The Wilshire Grand’s Façade Design in L.A.’s Seismic Zone 4 Reality
111 Main presented a unique challenge of façade design.
Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These were driven by new materials or new applications of known materials, such as glued-on wall structures (structural glazing) in the 60’s and 70’s.
Windows have always been at the intersection of various technologies and architectural processes that evolved in parallel and often intertwined.
Use of cold-bent and warped glass units in unitized curtain walling is a state-of-the art application.
In the following we’ll be limiting ourselves to the production of single pieces and small jobs of identical pieces, with applications predominantly in construction (e.g. windows, curtain walls, doors, showers, mirrors, kitchen splash backs) and interior design (e.g. display cases, furniture).
Does it feel like your workers just don’t get it? That no matter what you say or do, the mistakes and remakes just keep happening—or get worse?
This article reviews the history and current status of Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG), and discusses future possibilities for this technology.

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