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National Glass Association Announces Cancellation of GlassBuild America 2020

The in-person event will return to Atlanta in 2021; NGA will host GlassBuild Connect: The Glass &  Fenestration Online Experience – to take place the entire month of September. 

A Refreshing Return to Business

The FGIA Virtual Summer Conference provided a detailed look at what's happening and what's to come in the fenestration and glazing space. 

Virtually Speaking

Conversations at industry events look at what to keep an eye on in the coming year.

4 to Watch: Policy Expectations for the Year Ahead

At the Window & Door Manufacturers Association Spring Virtual Meeting and Legislative Conference in March, experts discussed what the next year might hold in regard to housing, labor, safety and health policy. Speakers agreed that COVID, climate and energy efficiency are most likely to…

An Optimistic Outlook for a Busy Industry

Last week’s FGIA Virtual Annual Conference was packed with information for the fenestration and glazing industries, and covered everything from economics to safety to design to codes and regulations, and more. Read on for some of the key residential takeaways from the event.

2021 International Builders' Show Transitions to All-Virtual Event

Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders and National Kitchen & Bath Association announced that the 8th annual Design & Construction Week, including NAHB's International Builders' Show…

GlassBuild Connect | September is for Solutions

1 month of glass & glazing industry-focused programming | 22 days of content targeting all glazing & fenestration industry segments | 5 daily content themes | 330+ companies displaying products and solutions

GlassBuild Connect Delivers Premium Content Throughout September

The free online experience offers residential fenestration manufacturers a way to engage with exhibitors, their products, and a host of educational content prepared by industry experts. 

A Year Without GlassBuild America 

I joined the NGA and Window + Door staff in September of 2014. My second day at my new job entailed watching GlassBuild America in Las Vegas come to life. I was coming in with more than a decade of trade shows under my belt, which gave me the experience to confidently step on the show floor, even…

Passive House and Performance-based Building Codes

Passive House is all about energy modeling and meeting comfort, air quality and hygiene requirements. Rather than using a prescriptive approach to get to the end goal, Passive House requires the finished building meets certain standards.