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UL Seminar Explains CSA Standard for High Exposure Fenestration Installation

March 1, 2021

Robert Jutras, principal engineer at UL led a sponsored session called "The New Canadian High Exposure Fenestration Installation Standard CSA A440.6:20, Explained" during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Virtual Annual Conference.

Guardian Glass DeWitt Plant Earns EPA’s Energy Star Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

March 1, 2021

The Guardian Glass float glass plant in DeWitt, Iowa earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification, which signifies that the industrial plant performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

Saint-Gobain to Shift Executive Leadership

March 1, 2021

Pierre-André de Chalendar, chairman and chief executive officer of Saint-Gobain, will be stepping down from his role as CEO, and will be replaced by Benoit Bazin, currently chief operateing officer, according to a statement included in the company’s latest earnings report.

ABI January 2021: Though Billings Continue Decline, Design Firms Report Optimism

March 1, 2021

After experiencing more disappointing business conditions in December, fewer architecture firms reported declining firm billings in January, according to the American Institute of Architects.

Faro Introduces Two New Global Sustainability Goals

March 1, 2021

Faro Technologies Inc. introduced two new strategic goals in support of its Environment, Social & Governance efforts.

Quality Metalcrafts Changes Name to Americlad

March 1, 2021

Rogers, Minnesota-based Quality Metalcrafts, LLC/Americlad announces the change of the corporate name to Americlad.

Safety Session Outlines Steps for Accident Investigation Program

February 26, 2021

Mike Troutman, vice president of environmental, health and safety excellence for MI Windows and Doors, offered an accident investigation protocol roadmap to the participants of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Virtual Annual Conference.

Construction Spending to be Solid This Year, but Unknowns Remain Around Economic Recovery

February 24, 2021

Keynote speaker and economist Dr. Chris Kuehl. Kuehl, a managing director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, offered a positive outlook on financial recovery, particularly in comparison to the long road taken in 2008 by the U.S. during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance Virtual Annual Conference.

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Acquires Certain Assets of Graham Architectural Products

February 23, 2021

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH company, announced it has completed the transaction to acquire certain assets and liabilities of Graham Architectural Products Co.