Posts Tagged ‘ Jason Seals ’

FGIA Sessions Highlight Certification Program Updates and Energy Star 7 Deadline

Feb 22nd, 2024

The deadline for Energy Star 7.0 reports is fast approaching, said Kathy Krafka Harkema, U.S. technical operations director for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). Krafka Harkema’s session opened the third day of FGIA’s 2024 Annual Conference at the Omni Amelia Island Resort near Jacksonville, Florida, this week. The conference runs through Thursday. She […]

With COVID Out of the Way, FGIA Regains Laser Focus on Initiatives

Feb 16th, 2023

A professional crowd moves through a hotel lobby.

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) annual conference took place this week in San Diego, where officials provided updates for various initiatives and collaborations. After progress slowed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most efforts have since regained their momentum, officials said, including several impacting the environment and building codes, and one that’s set to change […]

ASTM, NFRC Working Through Numerous Updates and Initiatives

Jun 9th, 2022

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Virtual Summer Conference on Tuesday, June 7, highlighted updates to industry organizations and standards, including upcoming initiatives for ASTM International and the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC). Amy Roberts, director of Canadian and Technical Glass Operations, discussed ASTM International’s recent C14 committee on glass and glass products […]

FGIA Appoints Jason Seals to Florida Structural Technical Advisory Committee

Feb 22nd, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the appointment of Jason Seals to serve as a voting member of the Florida Structural Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). This 12-person committee plays a vital role in the development of the Florida Building Code (FBC), reviewing International Code Council (ICC) I-codes language, which may be considered […]

Florida Product Approval Program Deadlines Loom

Aug 19th, 2020

Glass, glazing and window manufacturers have until the end of the year to submit applications for product approvals under the 2020 Florida Building Code (FBC) to ensure their products will continue to be for sale in the state next year. To guide its members through the process, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) hosted […]

Texas Department of Insurance Postpones Adoption of 2018 IBC Due to COVID-19

May 27th, 2020

The Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) adoption of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and International Residential Code (IRC) for coastal counties under the jurisdiction of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association has been postponed from April 1 to September 1 due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Jerry Hagins, media relations for the TDI, […]

FGIA Explains How to Verify Installed Performance Part 2

May 11th, 2020

In an effort to explain how to use AAMA 503 to verify installed performance for glazing products, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a webinar titled, “Using AAMA 502 and 503 to Verify Installed Performance.” AAMA 503-14, Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls and Sloped Glazing Systems, is the […]

FGIA Explains How to Use AAMA Resources to Verify Installed Performance

Apr 30th, 2020

In an effort to explain how to use AAMA 502 to verify installed performance for fenestration products and the differences between field and lab testing, the Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) held a webinar titled, “Using AAMA 502 and 503 to Verify Installed Performance.” AAMA 502-12, Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed […]

AAMA Adds Two to Certification and Technical Staff

Aug 22nd, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) named Jason Seals certification manager and Rich Rinka technical/industry affairs manager. Seals comes to AAMA with more than 15 years of experience in the fenestration industry. As AAMA’s certification manager, he will direct all certification-related activities of the association with direct management responsibilities for the association’s air, water and […]