Posts Tagged ‘ IgCC ’

IGCC Undergoes Pilot Studies to Define Path to Faster Certification

Jun 19th, 2018

The Insulating Glass Certification Council (IGCC) has conducted several pilot studies during the past five years to define a path to faster certification and better prediction of insulating glass (IG) unit performance. The studies have utilized shortened ASTM E-2190-type exposure testing, along with additional quality assurance criteria and the results compared to full E-2190 test […]

Tempco Glass Earns IGCC Certification

Jan 28th, 2016

New York manufacturer Tempco Glass Fabrication recently attained certification from the fenestration industry’s Insulating Glass Certification Council (IGCC) for its insulating glass units (IGUs). “We are very pleased to achieve this outstanding certification,” said Tiffany Wan, sales manager for Tempco. “With IGCC certification, our customers can be assured they are receiving quality IGUs that conform to […]

Provisional Certification a Focus at IGCC Meeting

Feb 5th, 2015

Prior to the opening of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2015 Winter Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the Insulating Glass Certification Committee (IGCC) met for two days to discuss a number of topics. The first and maybe hottest item addressed, which carried over from Tuesday, was the IGCC’s work to establish a provisional certification […]

Industry-Related Code Proposals See Mixed Results at ICC Hearings

Oct 6th, 2014

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Group C Public Comment Hearings wrapped up in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this past weekend. The hearings, which ran from Wednesday to Saturday, saw the approval and disapproval of a few industry-related code proposals. Code proposal GEW66-14 passed as submitted. GEW66-14 altered section 605.1.1 “Insulation and fenestration criteria” by increasing thermal […]

GANA Fall Conference Discussions Cover Big Topics

Sep 29th, 2014

When the Glass Association of North America (GANA) divisions and committees met in Toronto last week for the group’s Fall Conference, members had plenty to discuss. Those in attendance covered topics ranging from ongoing interest in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to codes and standards, energy performance and more. In the Energy Division meeting, Tom Culp […]

IgCC Debates EPDs During This Week’s Code Hearings

May 1st, 2014

Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) have seen a lot of discussion of late within the architectural glass industry. An EPD for glass was recently published and one will soon be available for windows. Likewise, EPDs were also on the agenda this week during the International Code Councils’ ongoing code hearings taking place in Memphis for the […]

Codes, Standards, Market Will Drive Disclosure of Product LCA

Mar 19th, 2012

There’s increasing pressure on manufacturers to disclose the environmental impact of a product from cradle to grave, from extraction of the raw material through disposal, says Jeff Inks, vice president of code and regulatory affairs for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) in Washington, D.C. Inks made a presentation about life cycle analysis (LCA) […]