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Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts is director of Canadian and technical glass operations for the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance. She can be reached at

VIG’s Future-proof Performance

Vacuum insulating glass, or VIG, offers daylighting options with enhanced thermal and acoustic performance. Industry experts say interest in VIG is growing, but barriers to adoption remain.

Stabilize Pressure Variations in Insulating Glass Cavities

IG units can be provided with a compensation system that permits regulation of internal gas pressure. Several methods for compensating the IG unit cavity are described in the newly published IGMA TM-3200 manual, Design Considerations for IG Unit Cavity Pressure Compensation.