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June 11, 2020
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NGA AT WORK
WEBINAR: Energy Code Evolutions in 2020

On June 18 at 1:00 pm ET, this Thirsty Thursday webinar will review the most current codes and standards updates important to the North American glass industry, including:

  • The latest ICC residential and commercial updates
  • Canadian Building Codes updates
  • Updates from the most recent ASHRAE meeting
  • An overview of what's happening in the CA and NY state codes

Presented by: Tom Culp, Birch Point Consulting and NGA technical codes consultant.

Thirsty Thursday webinars are offered at no cost.

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By the Numbers - Top 10 Publications from the NGA Store

Since launching our online NGA Store last September as part of the new glass.org website, NGA offers members instant access to nearly 120 technical and business publications created by NGA committee volunteers - many at no cost.  In the period between Jan. 1 – May 31 of this year, there have been 1,500 downloads made from the NGA Store; here’s a countdown of the Top 10 most popular resources for 2020 to date:

1.    Approximate Weight of Architectural Flat Glass
2.    Heavy Glass Door and Entrance Systems Design Guide
3.    Bird-Friendly Glass Design Strategies
4.    Top 10 Items Commonly Missing from Fenestration Shop Drawings
5.    Bid Considerations for Contract Glazing Proposals
6.    Design Considerations for Laminated Glazing Applications
7.    Marking and Labeling of Architectural Laminated Glass
8.    Flat Glass Industry Standards
9.    Proper Procedures for Cleaning Architectural Glass Products
10.  Describing Architectural Glass Constructions

Haven’t visited the NGA Store yet? Be sure to check it out and take advantage of all the industry resources available to you. (Note: You must be logged in to your customer dashboard to purchase or download publications from the NGA Store; if you need assistance with logging in, please contact Josh Lowe at 703-442-4890, ext. 127 or jlowe@glass.org.)

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NGA Glass Conference to Feature Working in a Digital World

The glass industry’s move to digitize and digitalize has been accelerated by the ongoing pandemic. On day 2 of the NGA Glass Conference, taking place as an interactive online event July 28-30, a panel of industry peers will discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities in bringing digital processes to the factory floor, office, jobsite, sales meetings and more.


AJ Piscitelli, FeneTech


Brad Thurman, GGI


Jeff Sample, eSub


The conference is accessible and affordable and NGA members save on registration. NGA member rate: $150.00 / Non-member rate: $200.00

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HEADLINES
How to Reopen the Workplace: Part 4, Reimagining Jobsite Safety
PPP Loans Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral
Dodge Momentum Index Flat in May
In Case You Missed It: NGA to Host Co-Located BEC + GPAD 2021
 
 
RESOURCES FROM NGA
NOW and NEXT Webinars on Demand

The webinars in the NGA series—NOW and NEXT: Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis—are available free to members on demand on glass.org. Click on the titles below to put the item in your cart in NGA's online store to gain access to the recorded webinar. (Note: You must be logged in to your NGA customer dashboard to access this resource; if you need assistance with logging in, please contact Josh Lowe at 703-442-4890, ext. 127 or jlowe@glass.org.)

Employee Elements of COVID-19, presented by Megan McDonald and Joe Brklacich, FenSource Recruiting

Legal Keys to COVID-19, presented by Brian K. Carroll, Sanderford & Carroll, P.C.

Sales and Marketing in a COVID-19 World, presented by Madeleine MacRae, MM MacRae Coaching and Consulting

Essential Steps of a COVID-19 Business Plan, presented by Madeleine MacRae

Emergency Financing and SBA Loans, presented by Marco Terry, Commercial Capital LLC

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Safety Bulletin Available for Download

NGA is now offering members free safety bulletins that satisfy OSHA education and training requirements. The time is always right to be intentional about workplace and employee safety and NGA is pleased to bring you this new members-only resource.

DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK'S BULLETIN: Loading Dock Safety


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ASA Resources for NGA Members

Through NGA’s alliance with the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), NGA members now have access to three valuable ASA documents, free of charge. Click on the titles below to put these items in your cart in NGA’s online store. (Note: Only available to NGA members. You must be logged in to your NGA customer dashboard to see these resources; if you need assistance with logging in or accessing these documents, please contact Josh Lowe at 703-442-4890, ext. 127 or jlowe@glass.org.)

SUBCONTRACTOR NEGOTIATING TIPS: A COMPILATION

SUBCONTRACT DOCUMENTS SUITE 2017

OSHA’S RULE ON RESPIRABLE CRYSTALLINE SILICA

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CHAPTER UPDATES
WGA to Host June 18 Online Chapter Meeting

After a very successful launch of its online meeting platform, the Washington Glass Association (WGA) will host its second online Educational Chapter Meeting, taking place Thursday, June 18 at 12:00 pm PT and featuring the chapter scholarship awards and an Energy Code Update from Duane Jonlin, City of Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections.

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING NGA EVENTS

Thirsty Thursday | June 18 at 1:00 pm ET | Energy Code Evolutions in 2020

NGA Glass Conference | July 28-30 | read FAQS for the interactive online event

GlassBuild America | September 15-17 | Las Vegas, NV | check out the new GlassBuildAmerica.com for details

NGA Glass Conference: Clearwater Beach | January 18-20 | Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL

Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference | March 21-23 | Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV
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Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD) | March 23-25 | Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV

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