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GANA Announces 2014-2015 Centric Officers and Board of Directors

Centric Management and Consulting Inc., the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) for-profit subsidiary, elected its 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors.  Serving in officer positions are: Chair: Jeff Nixon, Glass Coatings & Concepts; Vice chair: Ren Bartoe, Vesuvius; President: Bill … Continue reading

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NSF International Develops Flat Glass Product Category Rule

NSF International, in collaboration with the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Flat Glass Manufacturing Division, developed a product category rule (PCR) for flat and float glass. Flat glass, for purposes of the PCR, includes sheet glass, plate glass, rolled … Continue reading

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NFPA Proposals Could Impact Fire-Rated Glazing

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NFPA 80 is currently undergoing public comment. The standard regulates the installation and maintenance of assemblies and devices used to protect openings in walls, floors, and ceilings against the spread of fire and smoke within, into, or out of buildings. … Continue reading

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GANA to Host Fall Conference in Canada

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) announced that its annual Fall Conference will take place September 23-26 in Toronto. The Fall Conference, to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown, marks the first-ever GANA Fall Conference to be … Continue reading

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Consultant and Fabricator Panelists Take on Tough Questions from BEC Attendees

Consultants (from left to right) Stephane Hoffman, John Wheaton and Tony Childress, answered questions during a BEC panel discussion.

When Jon Kimberlain of Dow Corning Corp., welcomed attendees during Monday’s opening address, the chair of the BEC Conference told the crowd that this year’s event was designed to be interactive. And several panel discussions, covering topics such as different … Continue reading

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BEC Panelists Provide Insight on Various Glazing Systems

Contract glaziers taking part in this year’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, organized by the Glass Association of North America, had the opportunity to increase their level of knowledge and awareness about many different products and technologies. A panel discussion … Continue reading

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BEC Attendees Learn About Evolving Codes and Legislative Efforts

Topics ranging from building codes to legal issues were on the program during the second day of the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference, which is taking place in Las Vegas. Speakers included Tom Culp of … Continue reading

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BEC Presentations Offer a Close Look at Three Top Industry Topics

Building Information Modeling (BIM), energy and school security—all are important topics in today’s building market and in all of them, glass has a significant role it can play. Yesterday during the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) … Continue reading

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As Window EPD Nears, LEED and Green Globes Focus More on Products

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Just as work on an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for windows gets set to reach an important milestone and the broader certification landscape continues to evolve, both LEED and the newer Green Globes programs are increasingly reflecting the trend of … Continue reading

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GANA Extends Room Deadline for BEC Conference

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has extended the deadline to reserve rooms for the upcoming Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference until February 28. Rooms can be reserved on the BEC Conference website. The BEC Conference will be held … Continue reading

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