WDMA Participates as Association Partner in GlassBuild Connect
September 9, 2020
WDMA is pleased to be participating as an association partner in the National Glass Association’s GlassBuild Connect, running the entire month of September on Glassbuild.com. Registered visitors to GlassBuild.com can join the event for free and view, drill down, reach out and connect to learn about thousands of products and services from nearly 350 of the industry’s leading glass and fenestration suppliers.
WDMA is bringing three presentations to the series of educational and information sessions on a wide range of topics of interest to the window, door, and skylight industry that are also part of the event. NGA has created a topic theme for each day of the week -- Manufacturing Mondays, Outlook Tuesdays, Performance Wednesdays, Installation Thursdays and Fenestration Fridays. WDMA’s sessions include:
- Preparing a Test Plan: Presented by Rhonda Schotz, Commercial Manager for Building Envelope Sciences at Underwriters Laboratories on Friday, Sept. 11. This session covers topics that will appeal to all manufactures who want to qualify the maximum number of products options and configurations, using a minimum number of tested specimens to achieve that goal.
- Legislative and Regulatory Insights: Presented by Kevin McKenney, WDMA’s director of government affairs and Jeff Inks, WDMA’s vice president of advocacy on Friday, Sept. 25. This session will provide an in-depth look at key legislative issues facing Washington and the industry as a whole and where they’re headed, including COVID-19 relief legislation, energy tax credits, employer liability, and other important legislative issues as well as state level regulations on infectious disease safety in the workplace.
- The 2020 National Green Building Standard - NGBS Green: Presented by Michelle Foster, vice president of sustainability, Home Innovation Research Labs, on Wednesday, Sept. 30. This session will provide an in-depth review of the new and improved 2020 NGBS, how it helps architects and builders design and construct greener, more sustainable buildings, and the role windows, skylights, and doors play in helping buildings earn certification.