Posts Tagged ‘ life cycle assessment ’

PCRs, Durability Testing Among Discussions at IGMA

Mar 10th, 2016

The members of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) were hard at work last week, hashing out technical matters and pushing forward with educational and certification efforts. The Alliance also covered emerging technologies and innovations, which rounded out the conference at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells in Indian Wells, Calif. The Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) task group, part of the Emerging Technology and […]

AAMA, thinkstep to Work Together on Sustainability Issues

Feb 19th, 2016

The glass and fenestration industries have grappled with the implications of product category rules (PCRs), life cycle assessments (LCAs) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) for several years now. But a big question remains – how do they affect the bottom line? To answer that, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is getting help from outside […]

Is a Formula an Acceptable Substitute in Place of Use Phase Results?

Mar 28th, 2014

At the recent Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Winter Meeting held in San Francisco, the idea of using a formula in place of use phase results was addressed. Jeff Haberer, director of technical services for Trulite Industries, and a developer of the formula, discussed how regression equations can be used in place of use phase results […]

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