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National Glass Association Publishes Updated Guide to Glass and Glazing Requirements

Post Time:Mar 08,2016Classify:Industry NewsView:386

The National Glass Association (NGA) has published the newly revised Guide to the Glass and Glazing Requirements of the Model Building Codes—5th Edition, a valuable reference to federal glazing laws, local glazing regulations and how they are related to the model building codes.   

“NGA’s mission is to educate and inform architectural glazing contractors, glass installers, architects, plan reviewers, building inspectors and specification writers,” stated Nicole Harris, NGA president and CEO. “The updated guide will serve as a valuable tool to assist glaziers and glass installers in complying with all appropriate glazing requirements.”

The guide includes chapters on Building Codes, Safety Glazing, Fire-Rated Glazing, Structural Requirements, Energy Conservation Codes, Green Construction, Accessibility, Repair and Alteration Work, and Compliance and Responsibility. It is available to NGA members and its state chapters at the discounted price of $69.95 and to non-members for $104.85 

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Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association (NGA), www.glass.org, is the largest trade association serving the architectural glass and metals industry, and represents the interests of glazing contractors, glass retailers, glass fabricators, primary glass manufacturers and architects. Its sister organization, the Window & Door Dealers Alliance (WDDA), www.wddalliance.org, represents the interests of retail, wholesale and installing dealers of new and replacement windows, doors, skylights and related building products. The NGAWDDA provides education and training programs and services for its member companies and keeps them informed through the Glass Magazine and Window & Door family of print and electronic publications. The NGAWDDA also produces the industry’s largest annual trade show in the Americas, GlassBuild America, and hosts the Glazing Executives Forum and Window & Door Dealer Days, bringing together thousands of industry professionals to help them build more profitable businesses.

Source: www.glass.orgAuthor: shangyi

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