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BEC Presents Episodes Now Available at Glass.org

Watch these episodes on demand: Construction Industry After COVID-19, Changes in Commercial Real Estate and the Glazing Industry, Key Glazing Codes & Standards, State of the Industry.

Glazing Design Analysis Using NGA's Engineering Standards Manual and Heavy Glass Door Design Guide

The tables in these two manuals can be used to determine minimum allowable glass thickness, open joints widths that do not allow fingers to be inserted or trapped, and appropriate hardware selection for interior glass walls and heavy glass doors. Szotkowski gave three examples illustrating how to…

Registration Now Open for GlassBuild Connect: The Glass & Fenestration Online Experience

The National Glass Association announced that GlassBuild Connect registration is now open. In response to pandemic-imposed travel, gathering restrictions and prioritizing public safety, GlassBuild America—the annual glass, window and door expo—has transitioned into a month-long online experience…

Notes from the Chair

As I begin my term as NGA Chairman of the Board for the 2019-2020 term, I find myself considering the growth and development of the industry and this association, and the ambitious goals on the horizon for the coming year. 

Heavy Glass Doors

In the last two decades, the heavy glass door trend has continued its upward trajectory. To address this market demand, the National Glass Association published an update to its Heavy Glass Door Design Guide, replacing the previous 1999 edition.