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GENE Architectural Seminar Track Includes Discussion on Hurricane Glazing

Post Time:Feb 11,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:407

Glass Expo Northeast (GENE), the region's largest conference and trade show dedicated to the flat glass and metal and auto glass industries, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Wind Watch Hotel & Golf Club March 25-26, 2009. The event promises top-notch education, training and networking opportunities close to home at affordable prices. In fact, GENE will offer a number of seminars and workshops focused on some of the most pertinent topics and trends facing the architectural market, including hurricane glazing.

Tom Minnon, northern regional sales manager for YKK, will talk to attendees about what they need to know before bidding a project that requires impact-resistant glazing. This session will explain such requirements including:

  • Where impact-resistant products are required;
  • Large-missile;
  • Small-missile;
  • What products can be used;
  • Testing products as a complete system;
  • Labor for installing impact-resistant products;
  • Detailed shop drawings;
  • Engineering calculations; and
  • Copies of test reports.

Other seminar topics within the architectural track include surviving a tough economy; Chinese competition and many more.

Source: usgnn.comAuthor: shangyi

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