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Contact: David Walker
866/342.5642, ext. 153
GBApress@GlassBuildAmerica.com

ARCHITECTURAL STUDENTS AT GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY TO ATTEND GLASSBUILD AMERICA® IN ATLANTA SEPT. 30 – OCT. 2

WASHINGTON, DC (September 10, 2009) – Architectural students from Georgia Institute of Technology and Southern Polytechnic State University will get practical insight on the architectural design requirements of glazing and architectural glass at GlassBuild America, the largest gathering of glass, window and door professionals in North America. The Expo will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The students will attend several high-level seminars on solar energy and energy efficiency to learn about the trend toward “green building” worldwide, including technological improvements, customer demands and the policy and codes that are shaping the energy-efficiency landscape.  They also will tour the show floor.

“Collaboration between architects and the glass industry is critically important as glazing and architectural glass become increasingly key in buildings today,” said David Walker, NGA’s vice president for association services. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to reach out to the next generation of architects through GlassBuild America® to create better understanding among our industries.”

For more information, or to register to attend the 2009 event, visit www.GlassBuildAmerica.com.


About GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo
GlassBuild America is organized by the National Glass Association, in partnership with the Glass Association of North America, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance and the Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association. Since 2003, it has been listed as one of the Top 200 largest U.S. tradeshows in the annual listing compiled by Tradeshow Week magazine. GlassBuild America 2009 will be held September 30 – October 2 in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information on GlassBuild America, contact: 866/342-5642, extension 300 or visit www.GlassBuildAmerica.com.