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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Debi Schneider
myglassclass@glass.org

NTRODUCTION TO "SMART GLASS"—ADVANCED LIGHT-CONTROL TECHNOLOGY FOR WINDOWS, DOORS, SKYLIGHTS AND PARTITIONS
NOW AVAILABLE ON WWW.MYGLASSCLASS.COM

WASHINGTON, DC  (October 31, 2006) – The National Glass Association (NGA) is pleased to announce that it is using content developed by Research Frontiers, Inc. for a new course now available through its groundbreaking online education and training tool for the glass industry—www.MyGlassClass.com. The new course is entitled Introduction to "Smart Glass"Advanced Light-Control Technology for Windows, Doors, Skylights and Partitions, and features definitions, applications, technical information and market data about switchable "smart glass" technologies. Additional resources, including links to several market research studies on smart glass, are also available in the Library section of MyGlassClass.com. Access to the Library is available to all enrolled students, and to the general public via a Guest ID at the site.

The NGA is addressing a need for information about smart glass technology by providing this "first-ever" course to the industry. “The smart glass content is an important addition to the courseware on MyGlassClass.com, and further bolsters the site's value to the glazing segment of our membership,” said David Walker, vice president of association services for the NGA. “We think it's the best course on the market in this space, and we're delighted to add it to the other outstanding training materials on the site.”

Joseph M. Harary, President of Research Frontiers Inc., had this to say, “Interest in smart glass technology is at an all-time high and growing. We receive a large volume of requests from glass and window companies, glaziers, architects and consumers for information about smart glass. MyGlassClass.com is an excellent resource for industry professionals and others to efficiently access a growing body of valuable information about this emerging category of glazing and its ability to address the need for light, heat and glare control.”

Research Frontiers is the developer and licensor of its patented SPD-Smart™ light-control film technology used in a variety of architectural and transportation products including windows, doors, skylights, partitions and sunroofs. For more information, visit them at www.SmartGlass.com.

Register for this course at www.myglassclass.org/register.html or call Debi Schneider at 866/DIAL NGA (342-5642), ext. 126.



About NGA
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the entire flat glass industry. Based outside Washington, DC, NGA offers certification, education and training, and recently debuted MyGlassClass.com—a state-of-the-art, online training resource. NGA publishes the leading trade magazines—Glass Magazine®, Window & Door®, AutoGlass™, and new e-newsletters, e-glass weekly™ and WDweekly™. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its Web sites: www.glass.org, www.GlassBuildAmerica.com, www.GlassMagazine.net, www.AutoGlassmagazine.net, www.WindowandDoor.net, and www.myautoglass.org. NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade events: GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the National Auto Glass Conference & EXPO.