Unveiling the Focus of FGIA Fall Conference: Energy, Indoor Air Quality, and More in Spotlight Presentations

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Register Now for the 2023 FGIA Fall Conference in Denver, CO

Get ready for the upcoming 2023 FGIA Fall Conference, scheduled to take place from September 18th to 21st in Denver, CO. This event promises a deep dive into crucial environmental topics impacting the Fenestration and Glazing Industry. From groundbreaking ENERGY STAR®-related legislation to fenestration and durability research, to addressing indoor air quality in environmental justice communities affected by construction activities, our conference lineup will leave you informed and inspired.

Sustainability in Focus

Sustainability remains a cornerstone of our industry, and this conference is your gateway to the latest insights, requirements, research, and regulations. Expect to hear from leading experts in energy and environmental developments, who will provide you with the essential knowledge you need to navigate this ever-evolving landscape.

ENERGY STAR Requirement Legislation in Colorado

In an exclusive FGIA Western Region-sponsored session, Jeremy Neustifter, Director of Air Quality Policy in the Air Pollution Control Division within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, will unveil the significance of “Laying Down the Law to Drive ENERGY STAR Requirements in Colorado.” Dive into the details of Colorado House Bill 1161, a pioneering legislation set to accelerate the use of ENERGY STAR products, including windows, doors, skylights, and tubular daylighting devices (TDDs). Gain valuable insights into compliance, timelines, and its industry implications from Neustifter, a seasoned expert in air pollution control.

Fenestration and Durability Research Update

NREL researchers Robert Tenent, Innovation Lead for Fenestration Research, and Alliston Watts, Durability Research Designer, will provide a comprehensive overview of ongoing fenestration research at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Explore the transformative potential of their work, enhancing the resiliency, efficiency, and affordability of energy systems. Learn about durability evaluations and cost-effective manufacturing methods for emerging fenestration technologies.

Impact of Construction on Indoor Air Quality

Dr. Nicholas Clements from the University of Colorado Boulder delves into “Indoor Air Quality in Environmental Justice Communities Impacted by Construction Activities.” Gain insights into efforts in Colorado aimed at creating healthier indoor environments. Discover the role of windows, doors, skylights, and TDDs in providing ventilation and improving indoor air quality. Understand the considerations when collaborating with environmental justice communities and explore the opportunities this focus creates for fenestration.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the 2023 FGIA Fall Conference. For more information about FGIA and its activities, visit FGIAonline.org.

Source: FGIAonline.org with additional information added by Apazone

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