Association News: FGIA Virtual Southeast Region Meeting taking place April 22

Posted on March 23rd, 2021 by

FGIA_2021SERegVirtualMtg.jpgSchaumburg, Illinois - Registration is now open for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2021 Virtual Southeast Region Meeting, which will be held April 22. Topics to be covered include wind-driven rain climatology in Florida, changes between the 2010 and 2016 versions of ASCE/SEI 7 as they relate to fenestration, the keys to understanding the Texas Department of Insurance's (TDI) requirements for fenestration and more. Register now.

"Manufacturers selling products into the southeast region want to stay up to date on industry matters specific to the area, such as global weather trends and hurricanes," said Mark Fortun (Endura), FGIA Southeast Region President. "We are proud to provide that opportunity by hosting a meeting for those invested in the region."

Other presentations will touch on the following topics:
• Key industry-related changes in the Florida Building Code 7th Edition
• Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission's recommendation to change visible transmittance (VT) for glass from 45 percent to 15 percent
• Florida legislation highlights of interest to the fenestration and glazing industry

This event is open only to FGIA members, who can register for the FGIA 2021 Virtual Southeast Region Meeting for $99. An upgrade option, which allows for an unlimited number of a company's employees to participate from multiple locations, is also available for $149. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for the event. Contact Florica Vlad to learn more about sponsorship.

For more information about FGIA and its activities, visit FGIAonline.org.

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