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Sept. 13-15, 2021 | Atlanta, GA

Highlights from NGA Glass Conference: September

NGA Glass Conference: September brought glazing industry technical leaders back together in-person on Sept. 15 in tandem with GlassBuild America. The conference included educational and informative presentations and discussions, with actionable takeaways for NGA Committees.

Highlights of the conference

  • A presentation of key takeaways and trends gleaned from Glass Magazine’s Top Fabricator, Top Metals, Top Glaziers and Market Trends reports.
  • A Glazing Industry Stakeholder Discussion, providing an overview of current ordinance and legislation surrounding bird-friendly glazing.
  • Information about sustainability and embodied carbon, with a discussion of the origins and application of sustainability.
  • A discussion on glazing for building and school security, detailing the need to educate architects on bullet-resistant glass application  and retrofit best practice.
  • The Technical Codes & Standards Update, focused on upcoming changes in the energy codes and an in-depth look at building code regulations for existing buildings in light of recent catastrophic events in Florida.
  • A Glazing Industry Contributor Discussion explaining the premise of the new Frameless Shower Enclosure Design Guide.
  • An update from NGA Committee Chairs on activities in progress.
Read the full Recap on Glass.org

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