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October 8, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: North American PCR published for windows
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IGMA newsletter: Summer 2015

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance has issued a comprehensive report to members ahead of its Fall Conference in Denver, Colo. The newsletter includes updates on the activities of many committees and an itinerary for the conference. >> Read full article

Caregivers in the workplace

With 2.9 million working Canadians now serving as caregivers, caregiving responsibilities can have a significant impact on employee productivity and engagement. >> Read full article

StatsCan building permits report: August 2015

The total value of building permits decreased 3.7% to $7.5 billion in August, following increases of 15.5% in June and 0.7% in July (revised data). The decline was attributable to lower construction intentions in most provinces, mainly British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Saskatchewan. >> Read full article

The Buildings Show returns Dec. 2

The Buildings Show, the leader in sourcing, networking and education for the North American design, construction, and real estate communities, returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) December 2 – 4, 2015, supported by Construction Market Data, BILD, Toronto Construction Association, Ontario Association of Architects, Canadian Construction Association, Real Estate Institute of Canada, Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario, BOMA Toronto, Interior Designers of Canada, and Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. >> Read full article

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New product from Fenzi: MOLVER® DM

A Fenzi North America is pleased to announce they have added to their product line, with the introduction of Fenzi MOLVER® DM – a Desiccant Matrix to be used on the Intercept® Spacer System.

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 Featured News 
Feature News

North American PCR published for windows

The Institute for Environmental Research and Education has published North America's first Product Category Rule for windows, enabling window fabricators to develop Environmental Product Declarations recognized by ISO and the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program. PCRs define the inputs into the window manufacturing process and lay out guidelines for how each input must be documented in a Life Cycle Impact Assessment that ultimately leads to an EPD describing the overall environmental impact of manufacturing the product. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Vitrum 2015

October 6-10, 2015
Location: Fiera Milano Rho >> More Info

Top Glass

April 20, 2016
Location: International Centre, Mississauga, Ont. >> More Info