Codes and standards
NGA publishes updated guide to glass and glazing requirements
March 10, 2016 By National Glass Association
Mar. 10, 2016 – The National Glass Association (NGA) has published the newly revised Guide to the Glass and Glazing Requirements of the Model Building Codes—5th Edition, a valuable reference to federal glazing laws, local glazing regulations and how they are related to the model building codes.
“NGA’s mission is to educate and inform architectural glazing contractors, glass installers, architects, plan reviewers, building inspectors and specification writers,” stated Nicole Harris, NGA president and CEO. “The updated guide will serve as a valuable tool to assist glaziers and glass installers in complying with all appropriate glazing requirements.”
The guide includes chapters on Building Codes, Safety Glazing, Fire-Rated Glazing, Structural Requirements, Energy Conservation Codes, Green Construction, Accessibility, Repair and Alteration Work, and Compliance and Responsibility. It is available to NGA members and its state chapters at the discounted price of $69.95 and to non-members for $104.85
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