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California middle school showcases indoor/outdoor learning spaces with EXTECH’s skylight system

The Spring Hill School’s new campus in southern Sonoma County, Petaluma, California welcomed its first middle school class for the 2019-20 academic year. EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc.’s skylight systems expand the school’s learning spaces beyond the building’s walls, making the most of the fresh air and sunshine. Designed by DMARC Studio and constructed by Advanced Building Solutions, the new middle school showcases a contemporary exterior and a flexible interior with capacity for up to 120 students.

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FGIA and AVFQ finalize collaboration agreement

An official agreement for collaboration between l’ Association de vitrerie et fenestration du Quebec (AVFQ) and the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has been finalized, allowing for the development of mutual synergies that will enable both organizations to best support their respective members. AVFQ and FGIA agreed to collaborate by sharing information and offering reciprocal benefits and services to members in the areas of education, advocacy, technical standards, research and product certification.

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Central Roofing re-roofs top of historic Itasca building

In the trendy North Loop section of Minneapolis, the Warehouse District is anchored by Itasca Lofts condominiums. More than 100 years old, the converted warehouse is home to 71 units plus a restaurant, comedy club and commercial space on the first floor. Six stories tall, the structure’s old roof was failing until Encompass Inc. and Central Roofing Company stepped in to help.

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Registration now open for FGIA Virtual Annual Conference

Registration is now open for the 2021 FGIA Virtual Annual Conference, which will be held Feb. 23-25. “FGIA owes its success and recognition in the industry to the time, energy, and talent of our members. These leaders help FGIA achieve its vision of improving home and building performance through better glass, window, door and skylight technology and standards,” said Janice Yglesias, FGIA Executive Director. To this end, on Feb. 23, FGIA will host its annual awards ceremony in a virtual format, during which the winners of several prestigious organization awards will be announced and recognized.

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FenestrationMasters 2.0 courses, exams now available

“We are excited to announce the completion of FenestrationMasters 2.0,” said Kaydeen Laird, FGIA Education Manager. “Now more than ever, this is the time to elevate your expertise in fenestration and do it at your own pace through a 12-month online course and exam subscription from the leading trade association in the industry.”

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Iconic Tammany Hall in Union Square is unveiled

The completely upgraded Tammany Hall as 44 Union Square in New York City is now a Class A commercial building with a restored historic street façade and a three-story glass and steel dome addition. The dome features 19-foot ceilings and creates a unique, light-filled space with soaring views overlooking Union Square and beyond. BKSK designed a stunning and effective space, taking inspiration for the dome’s design from the property’s historical association with the Tammany Society, which was named after Chief Tamanend – the respected leader of the Lenape People – who signed a treaty of peaceful coexistence with William Penn in 1680.

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FGIA releases update to 2019/2020 Market Studies, offers adjusted forecast of fenestration industry trends

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released updated industry market data in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights. This report serves as an updated overview of the reports released by the association in May. New forecasts included in this update are based on projections of construction activity as of mid-September 2020, including a consensus of current economic and construction forecasts along with input from industry participants on year-to-date shipments.

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Okland Construction headquarters in Salt Lake City

Okland hired WRNS Studio to renovate and expand their existing headquarters. Using LEED, Living Building Challenge, and WELL, WRNS worked with Okland to craft a healthy, inspirational workplace that connects employees with one another and their natural environment. Strategies focused on using healthy, regional materials, maximizing daylighting and views, and creating a warm and engaging sense of place.

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Registration now open for FGIA Virtual Fall Conference

Registration for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Fall Conference is now open, with early bird rates available through Sept. 28. The Virtual Fall Conference will take place Oct. 6-8 and will feature updated market size and economic forecasts, as well as residential and commercial construction trends resulting from the continually evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

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