Posts Tagged ‘ GANA ’

Window and Glass Industries Join Together to Pursue LCA

Feb 28th, 2012

Rich Walker, president and CEO the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), briefed members of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Oversight Task Group today regarding its latest efforts regarding LCA. The meeting was held as part of the association’s annual conference this week in Naples, Fla. AAMA is one of four associations that have come together [...]

Triple Glazing Takes Center Stage at GANA Conference

Feb 23rd, 2012

The rise in triple glazing was a popular topic this morning during a meeting of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) insulating glass division in Sarasota, Fla. The meeting was held as part of the group’s annual conference, and included a presentation by Chuck Anderson of Guardian Industries. “There are a lot of things [...]

Expiry of Energy Codes Could Affect Industry

Jan 12th, 2012

Opinions differ among fenestration professionals regarding whether Congress should have extended tax incentives used by developers and remodelers that, in turn, influenced the glass industry. The incentives in question: the New Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit (45L) and the Existing Home Retrofit Tax Credit (25C). The 45L was the only federal incentive available for efficiency [...]

Associations Come Together to Form Fenestration LCA Group

Aug 24th, 2011

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) in Topeka, Kan., the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) in Ottawa, Ontario, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) in Schaumburg, Ill., and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) in Washington, D.C., have signed an memorandum of understanding to provide coordinated representation for the fenestration industry. The action [...]

AAMA, IGMA and GANA Launch Joint Glass Documents Website

Sep 27th, 2010

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have joined forces to create a new website that will serve as a one-stop resource for all glass-related documents for fenestration. It is accessible at www.glassdocs.com and features documents from all three organizations. AAMA, IGMA [...]