The technical services team of the National Glass Association maintains the NGA Codes & Standards Help Center to provide general guidance to its member community. The following is a compilation of inquiries about flat glass mirror.
Advocacy efforts bring the conversation about glass directly to decision-makers, and they are essential to advancing industry innovation and ensuring glass and glazing products are a part of the high-performance building future.
Check out Glass Cast: From the NGA, the new summer series vlog and podcast from the National Glass Association. Join hosts Katy Devlin and Sara Neiswanger as they discuss a range of topics relevant to your glass business.
As the International Year of Glass 2022 wrapped up, industry technical leaders at NGA Glass Conference: Miramar Beach in Miramar Beach, Florida, focused on the years ahead with two themes: advocacy for architectural glass as a sustainable material and the many ways it enhances occupant experience.
As IYOG comes to a close, I'm looking back at the year’s activities. NGA helped to promote glass this year by demonstrating the essential role of glass in the built environment's sustainability goals, and by raising awareness of the industry as a rewarding career path.
The international glass industry honored the achievements of the UN International Year of Glass. Recognizing all that glass can do, expert industry panelists helped provide a framework for how glass can continue to innovate in the next decades.
Through NGA’s alliance with the American Subcontractors Association, NGA members have exclusive access to popular ASA publications such as Contract Negotiating Tips and Bid Proposal Addendum, and other ASA resources, free of charge.
At the 2021 Glazing Executives Forum, get the information you need to know about the state of the supply chain from industry expert Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America.
The Industry Pavilion will showcase resources from leading associations, organizations and stakeholders spanning all avenues of the glass, fenestration and construction industries on the brand new GlassBuildTV platform.
Finding and keeping skilled labor is the top challenge facing U.S. glazing contractors. In response, a growing number of companies and industry organizations are looking to apprenticeship programs to bridge the skills gap and train the next generation.
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…
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…
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.
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.
Glass Magazine rings in the New Year with a relaunch of its website, GlassMagazine.com. The new website offers essential glass industry content and news in a more organized, accessible and mobile-friendly format. It is designed to better connect readers with the information they need to meet…