Tag: Codes

  • Safe and Sunny in Florida

    There’s a first time for everything; for me, that was a visit to Florida’s panhandle last week. Florida in January is pretty much always a good idea, especially when it’s cold and snowy at home. My reason for the trip was to get the scoop on all that’s happening within the technical realm of the…

  • Canada Code Updates: What You Need to Know

    The recent updates to provincial building codes in Canada are aggressive for fenestration products, but long-term changes proposed by Natural Resources Canada could be exceptionally stringent, according to Jeff Baker, president of WESTLab Canada and Technical Consultant for Fenestration Canada.

  • What’s New with the Codes?

    The glass and glazing industry continues its battle to maintain—and expand—its presence on the wall through the various national and international building codes and standards. Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting is at the forefront of the industry’s efforts, and earlier this month at the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference…