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After canceling its annual user conference last year and offering users a virtual user conference in May 2020, FeneTech, Inc. is again planning to provide a free virtual conference for their customers worldwide.
SAKO Architects used colorful glass and the sun’s movement to create a life-size kaleidoscope inside this newly built kindergarten in Tianshui City, China.
Adelio Lattuada will exhibit @ booth #1547 at the 2021 edition of GlassBuild America.
The Pittsburgh Produce Terminal—rehabilitated with Acuity™ low-iron glass and Solarban® 70 glass with an Acuity™ glass interior lite—is a beacon of creativity and innovation in the Steel City.
The project is distinguished by a gleaming, point-fixed structural glass façade— fabricated with Solarban® 70XL glass on Starphire Ultra-Clear® glass by Vitro Glass
Join NGA at 1:00 pm ET on May 20 for this 45-minute Thirsty Thursday session, presented by Louis Moreau of AGNORA.
The Zoom meeting drew 68 member participants, a strong showing according to Maryanne Howell, WGA executive director.
NGA is proud to announce the publication of the Commercial Fenestration Systems Manual, an authoritative resource on the complete fenestration system for the glass and glazing community.
The glass rooftop dome of the project required the superior structural capacity found in Saflex® Structural (DG41) PVB interlayers instead of standard PVB interlayers.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance announces the impending retirement of longtime FGIA Meetings Manager, Florence Nicolici, who will retire from the Association on May 31, 2021 after 36 years of service.
Janine Driver will share her cutting-edge, scientifically based communication tools with attendees of the International Window Film Conference and Tint-off™ June 7 at the Orange County Convention Center.
4 video episodes streamed on YouTube to discover the Italian Glass Working excellence
Two NGA Glass Technical Papers (GTP) related to mirror products have undergone review and update, and are now available for download in the NGA Store.
Vitro is offering six online Continuing Education (CE) opportunities for you throughout the month of May. 
Vitro Glass announced that Joanne Funyak has been appointed director of the Vitro Certified™ Network and project management at Vitro Architectural Glass.
In recognition of Construction Safety Week, acknowledged annually during the first week of May, NGA provides information to support education and awareness surrounding construction site safety.

Articles

The determination of interlayer modulus data is complex.
High-performance interlayers add to the stability, design flexibility, and adaptability of architectural glass
From domed skylights to curved handrails, revolving door enclosures to building enclosures, the dramatic curves of bent glass offer architectural form and function.
The main goal of all fire-rated glass is to compartmentalize fire to enable safe exit. It is most commonly used around egress areas, property line walls, stairwells, and points of exit.
Elegant glazing - from walls to slabs - clads a residential tower.
This is the second part of a true story from an IT Vendor dealing with a phishing attack at a small contracting firm, “ABC Contracting”.
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!
Two plus two does not equal one!
Traditional uses of glass have been reinvented by two architectural firms, who artfully use glass and interlayers to achieve very different design goals.
According to the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), glass collisions claim the lives of up to a billion birds annually in the U.S.
For over four thousand years, the lustrous, hard, and inert characteristics of glass have made it one of the world’s most desirable and frequently used building materials.
This paper explores the statistical basis and methodology for the derivation of the Munich climatic load parameters, applying it to climate data for each ASHRAE climate zone in the United States.

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