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Fire-Rated Glass and Framing Blog from TGP

Looking for a candid resource on all things fire-rated? Interact, discuss and gain new insights on trends, codes and design solutions for the fire-rated glass and framing industry.

Locked and Loaded: Is your company ready for action?

It could be the altitude, or it could be the approximately 28,000 people in the construction industry that lost their jobs last month, but I’ve spent a few too many hours on airplanes this June thinking about the state of the glazing industry.  On the one hand, the outlook is dismal.  The cons... [More]

What Radio Frequency Technology can Teach us About Fire and Life Safety

I recently read an article about how a group of researchers at the University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering are developing a new tool that uses radio frequency technology to monitor the real-time movements of people and equipment on construction sites.  If a worker or piece of equipme... [More]

What’s All the Talk About Clearer Fire-rated Glass?

A few years back, design professionals started asking fire-rated glazing manufacturers and suppliers to further enhance the aesthetics of fire-rated glass.  In response, some manufacturers and suppliers (disclaimer: yes, this includes TGP) went back to the drawing board to reconfigure processing methods... [More]

Five Things You Can Expect From This Blog

I believe successful relationships start with clear expectations – even digital ones built on fire-rated glass and framing. No one wants to read a blog that’s really a cloaked sales pitch. Or spend more time hearing about someone’s kids than what you actually came to the site to read about. ... [More]