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Glass and Glazing Forum

October 22, 2021

Hosted by 
Finishing Trades Institute of New England

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

25 Colgate Road, Roslindale, MA 02131

Join Us

Join us to learn all about the North American Contractor Certification (NACC) for architectural glass & metal contractors as well as the Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) installer certification. These new programs establish the first quantified standards for quality assurance, risk management and installer competency specially for the glazing industry. 

Offering 5 Courses granting AIA Learning Units

Vendors & Exhibitors from the Glazing Industry 

Live Demonstrations 

Training Opportunities & Learning Experience

No registration fee

Breakfast, Lunch & Door Prizes

Open to Architects, Vendors, Glazing Contractors, General Contractors, Installers, and other Industry leaders

Register Today!


12:00 – 7:00pm

Vendor set-up 

7:00 am

Doors open to vendors

7:30 am

Doors open to the public

8:00 – 9:00 am

Vendors demonstrations, coffee and breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 am

AIA HSW LU: Jeff Dalaba, AMS: Why Certification – Providing Real Peace of Mind

10:00 – 10:20 am

Vendor demonstrations and break

10:20 – 11:20 am

AIA HSW LU: Jim Hammond, YKK: Proper Applications of Storefronts, Window Walls and Curtain Walls

11:20 – 11:40 am

Vendor demonstrations and break

11:40 am – 12:40 pm

AIA HSW LU: Matt Fralick, Technoform: Designing High-Performance Facades

12:40 – 1:40 pm

Lunch, raffles and vendor demonstrations 

1:40 – 2:40 pm

AIA HSW LU: Kevin O’Neill, Tubelite: Ins and Outs of Aluminum Doors and Frames

2:40 – 3:00 pm

Vendor demonstrations and break

3:00 – 4:00 pm

AIA HSW LU: Derek Schumacher, Tremco: Fundamentals of Sealant Selection and Joint Design

Glass and Glazing Forum

Friday, October 22, 2021

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

25 Colgate Road, Roslindale, MA 02131

For more information, contact:

Joe Nardelli: 978-764-5305

About Us

About the FTI-NE

The Finishing Trades Institute of New England is the leading trainer of Architectural Glass & Metal Fabricators and Installers in New England. Graduates from FTI’s programs staff some of the region’s most respected glass industry firms. See how we train tomorrow’s workforce to meet the rigorous demands of top contractors, the AGMT certification program, and forward-thinking architects.

About NACC

The North American Contractor Certification (NACC) Program recognizes architectural glass and metal contractors that consistently demonstrate quality and safety excellence. The program offers an ANSI-accredited third-party endorsement of companies having completed a significant and time-intensive evaluation process establishing a baseline for competency, business practices, and adherence to industry-accepted guidelines.

About AGMT

The Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) program is a personnel certification process featuring a third-party, independent assessment of a glazier’s knowledge and ability. AGMT tests experienced glaziers’ fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities through written and hands-on assessments.

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