Unveiling Innovation: FGIA’s Latest Technical Information Report on Glass Spandrel and Shadow Box Design Considerations

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Unleashing Visionary Insights: FGIA Releases TIR-A20-23 for Glazed Spandrel and Shadow Box Design Excellence!

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) takes a bold step forward with the launch of a groundbreaking technical information report (TIR), offering unparalleled guidance on spandrel area system design. Delving into the realm of glazed spandrels and shadow box panels, this comprehensive TIR documents best practices, presenting a compelling fusion of conventional spandrel glass and visionary vision glass. Join us as we explore the realms of aesthetics, serviceability, and performance, backed by meticulous testing and analytical criteria.

Introducing TIR-A20-23: A Gateway to Innovation

AAMA TIR-A20-23, aptly named “Glazed Spandrel and Shadow Box Design Considerations,” emerges as a pioneering document now available in the FGIA online store. This invaluable resource outlines the art of spandrel design, delving into key issues such as heat buildup, load sharing, aesthetics, and cavity venting strategies. Embracing a futuristic outlook, TIR-A20 provides a solid foundation for ongoing test method development, validating the prowess of spandrel performance.

Broadening Horizons: A High-Level Overview

Unlocking a treasure trove of insights, TIR-A20-23 presents a high-level overview of design considerations, spanning glazed spandrel infills, encompassing spandrel glass and shadow boxes alike. Designed for conventional curtain wall, window wall, and other fenestration systems, whether stick-built or unitized, this document appeals to a diverse array of building professionals. Architects, engineers, test laboratories, designers, and manufacturers are invited to join us on this visionary journey.

Empowering Access: Unravel the Possibilities

FGIA proudly extends access to TIR-A20-23 and a host of other invaluable documents, available through our online store at exclusive member rates of $20 and non-member prices of $60. Seize this golden opportunity to elevate your spandrel and shadow box designs, as we shape the future of the fenestration and glazing landscape.

Forge Ahead: Discover FGIA’s World of Possibilities

For more information about FGIA’s transformative endeavors and vibrant activities, visit FGIAonline.org, where innovation and excellence converge. Prepare to elevate your design prowess, redefine industry standards, and embark on a journey of limitless possibilities!

Source: FGIAonline.org with additional information added by Apazone

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