Posts Tagged ‘ IGMA ’

Altitude and IGUs: What You Should Know

Oct 13th, 2015

Among the many topics discussed at last week’s Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Fall Conference in Denver were pressure and inflation. As expected, a certain NFL quarterback’s name wasn’t immune from a mention, either. Last Wednesday, Jeff Haberer of Trulite gave a presentation on insulating glass units (IGUs) at high altitudes, discussing the physics of IGUs, […]

IGMA Hashes Out Technical Committee Matters

Oct 9th, 2015

IGMA’s Fall Conference is underway this week in Denver.

Things continue to get technical this week in Denver. The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Fall Conference commenced Wednesday with the Technical Services Committee, chaired by Jeff Haberer of Trulite Industries. One of the more controversial discussions surrounded the tolerances for IG Cavity Width Task Group, which held a closed meeting. The scope of the […]

IGMA Kicks off with Emerging Technology and Innovation

Oct 8th, 2015


It’s that time of the year again for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA). The association is convening this week at the Brown Palace Hotel & Spa in Denver for its Fall Conference. The first meeting took place today. As part of the sessions, the Emerging Technology and Innovation Committee discussed activity within its five […]

IG and Altitude to Be Discussed at IGMA Fall Conference

Jul 20th, 2015

Trulite’s Jeff Haberer will give a presentation on altitude and insulating glass (IG) technology at the upcoming IGMA Fall Technical Conference, to be held October 5-8 in Denver. “This presentation won’t tell you who is guilty and who’s not,” says Haberer, “but it will review the serious issues that can arise when insulating glass units […]

IGMA Releases Vacuum Insulating Glass Technical Bulletin

May 28th, 2015

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) announced the release of a new Vacuum Insulating Glass Technical Bulletin. The bulletin is intended to assist residential or commercial insulating glass and window manufacturers on the topic of vacuum insulating glazing (VIG). “We feel it is very important to offer this document to the global IG industry,” says […]

Glass Manufacturers Talk Safety at IGMA Conference

Feb 10th, 2015


Safety continues to be an area of focus for the fenestration industry. Mike Burk with Intigral stressed this point last week during the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2015 Winter Conference, which concluded Friday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Burk, who leads the association’s Glass Safety Awareness Council, gave a presentation about workplace safety. He emphasized […]

IGMA Goes Green: Experts Weigh in on Industry Sustainability Efforts

Feb 9th, 2015

IGMA 2015 Winter Conference attendees gather for the general meeting breakfast Friday.

There’s no way to discuss the modern manufacture of building products and construction without hitting on the topic of sustainability. That point was not lost on attendees at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2015 Winter Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., last week. All the trending acronyms were discussed—LCA (life cycle assessment), EPD (environmental product […]

Provisional Certification a Focus at IGCC Meeting

Feb 5th, 2015


Prior to the opening of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2015 Winter Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the Insulating Glass Certification Committee (IGCC) met for two days to discuss a number of topics. The first and maybe hottest item addressed, which carried over from Tuesday, was the IGCC’s work to establish a provisional certification […]

IGMA Hosts Summer Tech Conferences; Announces Complimentary Member Benefits

Aug 8th, 2014

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) hosted its Summer Technical Conference this week in Quebec City, Canada. The event included three days of insulating glass (IG) technical discussion, work and networking among industry leaders. Among the many discussions, the group also announced that “all insulating glass industry members could receive most benefits of membership in […]

IGMA Hotel Rate Cutoff Date Extended

Jul 17th, 2014

The cutoff date for the offering of a lower hotel rate for the IGMA Summer Technical Conference at the Hilton Quebec in Quebec City has been extended. The conference, which will be held August 5-8, will feature several working meetings of the various IGMA Committees, as well as lunch presentations, networking sessions and more. For […]