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Announcing the 2021 FGIA Virtual Annual Conference

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will hold its 2021 Annual Conference virtually due to the continued health concerns around the spread of COVID-19. This event, previously scheduled to be held at Omni Plantation in Amelia Island, Florida, will be hosted on Zoom for the convenience of participants. The event dates remain largely unchanged with the conference taking place Tuesday, February 23 through Thursday, February 25.

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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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September 22 FGIA webinar seeks to help prevent insulating glass failures

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will host a webinar entitled “Methods of Prevention and Investigation of Insulating Glass Failures” on Tues., Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern. Presented by Bill Lingnell, FGIA Technical Consultant, this webinar will review items and concerns that cause insulating glass unit (IGU) problems and issues that may lead to failures. The webinar is complimentary and open to the public.

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FGIA offering educational content and discounts during GlassBuild Connect

In conjunction with GlassBuild Connect, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is offering snapshots of its education offerings and extending related discounts during the month of September. GlassBuild Connect seeks to bring together attendees and exhibitors online for a month-long product- and education-focused event taking place Sept. 1-30.

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FGIA updates Selection and Application Guide for Plastic Glazed Skylights and Sloped Glazing

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a document intended to help one understand the value and effective application of plastic glazed skylights and sloped glazing in a building design as well as the features and benefits of different plastic glazing materials. This is the second update to AAMA PSSG-20, “Selection and Application Guide for Plastic Glazed Skylights and Sloped Glazing,” originally published in 2016.

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FGIA updates Fenestration Sealants Guide

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a technical document intended to aid in the selection, use and application of sealants commonly used in fenestration systems. AAMA 851, “Fenestration Sealants Guide for Windows, Window Walls and Curtain Walls,” an FGIA standard, is the first update to this document, originally published in 2009.

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2020 FGIA Virtual Summer Conference

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) will hold its Summer Conference virtually due to the spread of COVID-19 and requests by government leadership to shelter-in-place. This event, previously intended to be held in Chicago, IL, will be hosted on Zoom for the convenience of participants. The event dates remain largely unchanged with the conference taking place Tuesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 25. Registration for the virtual Summer Conference will open the week of May 4.

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FGIA Virtual Conference panels to focus on financial aid, recovery in wake of COVID-19

During the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Virtual Summer Conference, FGIA will be hosting a series of panels pertaining to lessons learned for manufacturing operations during COVID-19, as well as an economic outlook and financial relief programs for the U.S. and Canada. These panels, taking place Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25, are exclusively available to those registered for the conference. Registration is now open.

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