Posts Tagged ‘ Glass Association of North America ’

North Carolina Puts Low-E Code Loophole into Effect, Fenestration Industry Poised to Respond

Jul 21st, 2014

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An emergency building code rule that was adopted in North Carolina in June regarding low-E glass was put into effect the first week of July. The state’s residential building code used to require the use of low-E windows for their energy-efficiency benefits, but an emergency rule the North Carolina Building Code Council recently adopted now […]

Canadian Glass Association Obtains New Management Company

Jul 15th, 2014

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA), which provides support to the Canadian glass industry regarding building codes, standards and legislation, has selected Centric Management and Consulting to serve as its new management company. “The Canadian Glass Association is excited to work with Centric, as they also currently manage the Glass Association of North America (GANA),” says […]

BEC Attendees Learn About Evolving Codes and Legislative Efforts

Mar 18th, 2014

Tom Culp educated attendees on a host of energy issues.

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. Those speakers included Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting and Courtney Little with Ace Glass. Code Talks Culp provided the […]

GANA Tackles Glass Issues in Recent Meeting

Sep 23rd, 2013

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) wrapped up its fall conference last Friday which included a variety of discussions surrounding glass products. Within the technical committee, chaired by Mike Rupert of PPG Industries, the group had a number of documents to discuss. These included the efforts of a task group chaired by Jeff Nixon […]

NSF International Develops Product Category Rule for Flat and Float Glass

Nov 20th, 2012

With the assistance of Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) flat glass manufacturing division, NSF International has announced the development of a Product Category Rule (PCR) for flat and float glass. This PCR is intended to provide an international scientific method for sheet glass, plate glass, rolled glass and float glass in regards of assessing […]