Posts Tagged ‘ North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS) ’

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 […]

FGIA Releases Updated Fenestration Hardware Components Specification

Aug 9th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated a specification covering requirements for corrosion resistant coatings on carbon steels used for hardware components in fenestration applications. AAMA 907-23, “Specification for Corrosion Resistant Coatings on Carbon Steel Components Used in Windows, Doors and Skylights,” an FGIA document, is now available for purchase in the FGIA […]

FGIA Recognizes Industry Leaders for Excellence During 2023 Ceremony

Feb 16th, 2023

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) recognized the contributions and achievements of its members this week, by congratulating winners at an annual awards banquet. The ceremony was part of the alliance’s annual conference, held this week in San Diego. The Outstanding Service Award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through their work and dedication […]

Sizing Up: Multi-Panel Doors Are Becoming a Unique Market Segment

Jun 14th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred an existing trend for integrating the indoors and outdoors using arrays of multiple glass door panels. These reap the psychological benefits and energy savings of natural light and fresh air, while still allowing closure for protection against the elements. Such multi-panel exterior door systems often feature multiple sliding, operable panels […]

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, […]