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November 30, 2015
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NGA to Introduce New and Improved MyGlassClass Courses in 2016


As part of NGA’s ongoing commitment to provide quality glass industry education and training, we will offer new and improved content in 2016. New courses debuting in the first quarter of the year include Glass & Metals 101, Glass Handling 101, Shower Enclosure Design & Installation, Guide to Interior Glass as well as a revised Blueprints Basics. Read More...
SAVE THE DATE for GlassBuild America!
Join your industry colleagues in Las Vegas,  October 19-21, 2016 for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo!  See the latest equipment, products and services, learn about the industry's hot topics, meet and network with your peers and vendors, and connect to the entire glass, window and door industries.  Make your plans now to See. Learn. Meet. Connect. at GlassBuild America 2016.
Ask The Expert
Do you have a glass question and need an expert opinion? As an NGA member, you have access to the industry information you need and can submit questions as needed. In the meantime, check out the Q & A below to see a recent submission.  
Q. I need advice on the type of glass to use in a residential elevator shaft. The openings are punched and will have removable stops. Can we use tempered glass or should we use a heat strengthened laminated glass?
LongWater Opportunities Announces Acquisition of M3 Glass Technologies
Crystal Windows Unveils Plans for New Pennsylvania Facility
Pulp Studio to Move, Merge Operations
Glazier Bulletin
Access to NFRC Reports Crucial to Bidding and Qualifying for Jobs
By Joe Schiavone
Building performance criteria has evolved over time to address societal needs. Today’s buildings are entering a new era of change, one that focuses on energy conservation and environmental protection.

As architects, contractors and developers search for ways to minimize the operating costs and environmental impacts of buildings, performance measurement technologies have begun to play an integral role in setting industry standards. Principal among them is the rating system set forth by the National Fenestration Rating Council. Read More...
Greg & Sheril Burkhart, owners
Key Glass LLC

Learn more about this fellow NGA member and its philosophy for success.  "We respect each team member for their individual concerns, contributions and creativity,"  says Greg Burkhart, co-owner and president. "We value our relationships with customers, employees and vendors and strive to make those relationships successful in every way." 


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