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InstallationMasters Demonstration Puts Theory into Practice at FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference

October 29, 2021

Rich Rinka, technical manager, fenestration standards and U.S. industry affairs, and Jason Seals, certification services manager, fenestration, led in-person Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Hybrid Fall Conference participants through the steps of two different window installation techniques that are included in the InstallationMasters training program: ASTM E2112 Method A1 and FMA/AAMA 100 Method C.

InstallationMasters Demonstration Puts Theory into Practice at FGIA Hybrid Fall Conference

Roto North America Welcomes New Laser Specialist

October 29, 2021

Roto Frank of America Inc. recently welcomed Bryan St. Amand to its team as a new laser specialist. 

Joel Allen Joins A+W Software

October 28, 2021

Joel Allen joined the A+W Software team as an application and professional services specialist.

Joel Allen Joins A+W Software

Total Construction Starts Rebound in September

October 26, 2021

Total construction starts rose 10 percent in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $889.7 billion, according to Dodge Construction Network. Nonresidential building starts rose 15 percent.

Total Construction Starts Rebound in September

September ABI Remains Strong, Firms Report Strong Backlogs

October 26, 2021

Architecture firms continued to report strong business conditions in September. The ABI score, compiled by the American Institute of Architects, rose by a point from August to 56.6, one of the higher scores seen this year.

Pilkington Runs U.K. Plant Furnace on Hydrogen Blend

October 26, 2021

Pilkington UK completed another trial involving the use of hydrogen to produce glass at its Greengate plant in the U.K., reported in the St. Helens Star.

Oahu Metal & Glazing Becomes Hawaii’s First to Earn North American Contractor Certification

October 26, 2021

Oahu Metal & Glazing of Honolulu achieved North American Contractor Certification, becoming Hawaii’s first glazing contractor to earn the credential.

Oahu Metal & Glazing Becomes Hawaii’s First to Earn North American Contractor Certification

George Michael Sultage, Glass Industry Veteran, Passes Away

October 26, 2021

George Michael Sultage, a glass industry veteran, passed away on Oct. 18, 2021.

At FGIA Hybrid Conference, Updates on Vaccine Mandates, Code Updates and More

October 26, 2021

Last week, industry representatives gathered online and in person for the 2021 Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance Hybrid Fall Conference. The conference took place Oct. 18-21 in Phoenix, Arizona, and included a mix of task group and committee work, alongside presentations about industry trends, business and management strategies and more.

NFRC Kicks Off 2021 Fall Membership Virtual Meeting

October 26, 2021

The National Fenestration Rating Council kicked off its 2021 Fall Membership Virtual Meeting on Oct. 25, where sustainability, codes and emerging trends topped the agenda. The event runs through Oct. 27.