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Greg Carney launches C.G. Carney Associates

Post Time:Nov 12,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:55

Greg Carney, technical director for the past decade for Glass Association of North America, Topeka, Kan., announced today the launch of his new company, C.G. Carney Associates, according to a Nov. 9 release. The company will provide architectural glass and glazing design, application and evaluation consulting services to building owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, glazing contractors, and glass manufacturers and fabricators. He alsowill provide consulting services to GANA.

Carney's career in the flat glass industry spans more than 28 years and has focused on technical applications of architectural glass. "I'm very excited about the opportunities on the horizon," said Carney from his office in Gulfport, Miss., in the release."My involvement with GANA has provided a great opportunity to learn more about the industry and participate in the development of codes, standards and reference resources; however, I am really looking forward to getting back directly involved in the construction process. I am also pleased to be in a position to serve the industry with continued support of GANA and its membership."

Carney's company will provide independent technical expertise in architectural glass and glazing applications and include the following:

- Architectural specification reviews and updates- Shop drawings reviews- Architectural glass thermal performance calculations- Glass strength and deflection analysis- Field evaluation of glass and glazing conditions during construction- Field investigation of glass and glazing application issues- Architectural glass breakage analysis- Glass and glazing product application analysis- Due diligence studies for glass and glazing applications- Quality assurance reviews for/of glass fabrication facilities- Glass and glazing building code & industry standards research and documentation- Product development focus group participation- New product evaluation and standard compliance- Representation in codes and standards development- Independent glass and glazing research papers and articles- Independent glass and glazing educational seminars and industry updates

"Greg's company will be able to service a wide variety of companies in the glass and glazing industry," said Bill Yanek, GANA executive vice president. "We are fortunate to be able to continue with his services on a consulting basis."

Any company interested in consulting services from C.G. Carney Associates may contact: C. G. Carney Associates, Architectural Glass and Glazing Consulting Services, 11655 Stanton Circle, Gulfport, MS 39503, 228/896-7643.

The company will launch it Web site soon at www.cgcarneyassociates.com.

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