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NGA Glass Conference: February 2021

February 9, 2021
NGA glass conference, February 9, online

Join us and your peers from across the supply chain for the NGA Glass Conference: February 2021, taking place today via Zoom.

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The NGA Glass Conference: February 2021 will include two sessions on future implications of the latest codes and standards development. The 6th annual Fun Run/Walk will be hosted virtually, allowing attendees to encourage one another and engage in friendly competition. In addition, volunteer leaders will be recognized during an online happy hour at the conclusion of the day.

Program Highlight

Glazing Design for GSA Building Requirements

The General Services Administration (GSA) owns and leases over 376.9 million square feet of space in 9,600 buildings in more than 2,200 communities nationwide. This session will take an in-depth look at the glass and glazing requirements of the GSA, addressing applications for bird-friendly, protective glazing, security glazing, energy and daylighting. Architects can earn 1.0 AIA LU. See more information in the schedule below. 

The event is underway. If you missed out on registration, please check back in the coming days for information on how to purchase on-demand session recordings. If you are registered and need help accessing the meeting, please contact us at reghelp@glass.org or call +1 (703) 442-4890 ext. 3003.

Schedule (Subject to Change)

10:30am - 5:30pm

10:30 am ET

6th Annual Fun Run/Walk Group Photo on Zoom

The 6th annual Fun Run/Walk is taking place virtually this year! Register early to ensure you receive your swag on time. Look for more instructions on how to participate soon.
 

11:00 am ET

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All sessions on Zoom


11:15 am ET

Welcome

From NGA President & CEO, Nicole Harris
 

11:30 am ET

Glass and Glazing Codes Deep Dive - 1.5 AIA LU|HSW

Start the year prepared and well-informed with a deep dive into the most current updates to energy and safety codes and legislation, and an overview of other standard-setting bodies including ASTM and ASHRAE, as well as highlights of NGA Committee activities.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand recent updates to commercial and residential energy and green building codes
  • Understand recent updates to fire, safety and structural building codes
  • List recent updates to the glass and glazing standards that affect the industry
  • Describe how the codes affect fenestration and glazing products

Speakers:

  • Tom Culp, Birch Point Consulting
  • Nick Resetar, Roetzel & Andress
  • Thom Zaremba, Roetzel & Andress
  • Urmilla Sowell, NGA
  • Karen Wegert, NGA


1:00 pm ET

Break 

Enjoy lunch and personal time


3:00 pm ET

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Open conversation time


3:30 pm ET

Glazing Design for GSA Building Requirements - 1.0 AIA LU

The General Services Administration (GSA) owns and leases over 376.9 million square feet of space in 9,600 buildings in more than 2,200 communities nationwide. This session will take an in-depth look at the glass and glazing requirements of the GSA, addressing applications for bird-friendly, protective glazing, security glazing, energy and daylighting.

Learning Objectives

  • Interpret P100, Facilities Standard for the Public Service, and how it's applied to design and construction projects
  • Examine sustainable policy through federal legislation, executive orders and GSA policy
  • Discuss glass and glazing specifically as they relate to the P100 standard and sustainability policy
  • Explore the direction of sustainability at the GSA and the next version of P100

Speaker: Lance Davis, AIA, LEED Fellow

Lance Davis headshot

 

 

 

 

 

4:30 pm ET 

Volunteer Celebration Happy Hour

Join us for good conversation and to recognize your peers for their contributions to the association and the industry. A few awards will be given out just for fun as well, in the spirit of volunteers' virtual engagement over the past year. You won't want to miss it.

 

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Fun Run

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Technology Sponsor

Presentation Sponsors

Beverage Break Sponsors

Volunteer Celebration Happy Hour Sponsors

Co-Sponsor

6th Annual Fun Run/Walk Sponsors