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DOE pushes for better energy performance/decarbonization for commercial

Decarbonization and advocacy for the glass industry topped the agenda at last week's NGA Glass Conference: Isle of Palms | Charleston. The conference welcomed around 100 technical and advocacy leaders to discuss decarbonization and advocacy, as well as celebrate industry leaders.

5 Takeaways from NGA Glass Conference: Tacoma

Glass and glazing industry technical leaders gathered July 25-27 for the National Glass Association’s NGA Glass Conference: Tacoma, where high-performance glazing, industry code updates, workforce development challenges and more took center stage. Here are five top takeaways from the meeting.

Wellness and Sustainability Lead Conversations at NGA Glass Conference: Miramar Beach

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.

Major Code Updates, Legislative News, Emerging Technologies and More

Technical leaders from the glass industry gathered in Florida last week for the NGA Glass Conference: Miramar Beach, hosted by the National Glass Association. The packed three-day conference provided attendees with opportunities to hear updates on critical changes to codes, standards and…

What's the Word on Thin Triples?

At the NGA Glass Conference: Miramar Beach January 24-26, Selkowitz will present considerations for the practical application of thin triples in commercial and residential construction. 

An Industry of “First Responders”

The glass industry has an opportunity to become a new type of “first responder” by providing security products that protect children, teachers and staff against school shooters.

Top Takeaways from NGA Glass Conference: Chicago

About 100 glass industry technical leaders gathered July 18-20 for the NGA Glass Conference: Chicago, where the group addressed everything from security glazing to protect against active shooters to updates in test methods of fabricated glass. 

Technical Leaders Come Together for NGA Glass Conference: Chicago

NGA Glass Conference: Chicago kicked off July 18 at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore. The conference, which is hosted by the National Glass Association and runs through July 20, has brought together about 100 representatives from glass fabricators, manufacturers, suppliers, glaziers, association…

Codes and Standards, Next-gen Technologies, Glass Recycling and More at NGA Glass Conference

The NGA Glass Conference brought conversation of next-generation glass technologies, glass recycling, daylighting and human health, and more to Long Beach, Jan. 24-26. The event drew more than 100 glass industry leaders, who came together in-person at the Renaissance Long Beach or joined virtually…

NGA Recognizes Thom Zaremba and Chuck Knickerbocker at NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach

Thom Zaremba, NGA code consultant, partner at Roetzel & Andress and overall “defender of glass,” was named the recipient of the 2022 C.G. Carney Award by the National Glass Association during the NGA Glass Conference, held last week in Long Beach.

Highlights from NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach

The NGA Glass Conference: Long Beach kicked off on Jan. 24, with more than 100 glass industry leaders coming together in-person at the Renaissance Long Beach or joining virtually. The event, which runs through Jan. 26, includes updates from NGA’s Fabricating Committee, Forming Committee and…

Two Education Sessions You Shouldn’t MIss at Glass Conference: Long Beach

The National Glass Association’s Glass Conference, to be held Jan. 24-26 in Long Beach, California, at the Renaissance, Long Beach will feature a few rounds of golf, great networking opportunities, and of course, invaluable informational and educational sessions.

Keep an Eye on the Green Horizon

4 code & regulatory takeaways from the NGA Glass Conference

4 code and regulatory takeaways from the NGA Glass Conference

The National Glass Association held its winter NGA Glass Conference Feb. 9. At the top of the agenda for the virtual meeting: new energy and environmental codes and regulations that will impact the glass industry, driving product trends and asking more from companies. 

Architects: 4 Reasons Not to Miss the NGA Glass Conference

NGA Glass Conference: February 2021 is on February 9. This one-day online event will cover future implications of the latest codes & standards development. 

Get Ready for Change

 5 key takeaways from industry experts at the July NGA Glass Conference.

NGA Glass Conference Presents Construction Forecast and a Look at the Industry's New Normal

NGA Glass Conference concluded its first virtual event last week, hosting over 400 registrants. The three-day conference offered insights and education to the glass industry.

NGA Glass Conference Day 3 Closes with Sobering Economics Report

The third and final day of the NGA Glass Conference got technical, with sessions focused on architectural glass and frequently asked questions from the design community, safety glazing, and glass and glazing technical codes updates. It closed with a sobering economic update from ITR Economics'…

NGA Glass Conference Day 2 Tackles New Normal of Design, Fabrication Troubleshooting, Digitizing the Workplace

NGA Glass Conference’s second day was as busy as the first, offering a full docket of educational offerings covering topics from troubleshooting glass fabricating equipment, to digitizing the factory and jobsite.

Highlights from NGA Glass Conference Day 1: Float Glass, Manufacturing, Sustainable Cities

The NGA Glass Conference kicked off Tuesday as an online interactive event with nearly 500 pre-registrants. NGA President and CEO Nicole Harris opened the event with a State of the Association address.

Promoting and Protecting the Glass and Glazing Industry

From educating architects, to engaging code officials, to influencing legislation, efforts to promote and protect the glass and glazing industry dominated the conversation at the National Glass Association 2020 Annual Conference yesterday in La Jolla, California.

Future of Glass—From Transparency to Technology

What’s driving future glass trends? Transparency, performance and technology, according to Lisa Rammig, senior associate for Eckersley O’Callaghan. Rammig spoke Jan. 23 during the 2019 National Glass Association Annual Conference in Naples, Florida. To meet next-generation demands, players from…