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Here are links to other resources and organizations (listed alphabetically), all of which can provide helpful information for glass specifications.


Organization Website Description
American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) www.aamanet.org The source of performance standards, product certification and educational programs for the fenestration industry
American Institute of Architects (AIA) www.aia.org The voice of the architectural progression and the resource for its members in service to society
Arcat www.arcat.com Architectural information on building products, manufacturers and specifications
AVITRU (Formerly Arcom - Masterspec®) avitru.com Publisher for AIA Masterspec
BIMObject bimobject.com/ Online source for product specifications and models for use in Revit, Autocad, 3ds Max, Maya and other CAD applications.
BSD SpecLink www.bsdsoftlink.com Master guide specification writing, management and production system.
CADdetails www.caddetails.com Library of construction details and product profiles for architecture, engineering, and landscaping.
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) www.csinet.org Dedicated to creating standards and formats to improve construction documents and project delivery 
DOE Energy Star www.energy.gov/
Government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency
4specs.com www.4specs.com Research and information website for specifiers
Glass Association of North America (GANA) www.glasswebsite.com Serving flat glass manufacturers, fabricators and glazing contractors
Glass Build America www.glassbuild.org Covers all segments of the glass fabrication and window and door manufacturing industries
Glass On Web www.glassonweb.com A portal dedicated to the glass industry with directories, news and articles, product information and other interesting topics
GreenWizard www.greenwizard.com GreenWizard provides collaborative tools to help save time and money at every stage of your green building project.
Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance www.igmaonline.org The leading organization on engineering and manufacturing insulating glass
McGraw-Hill Sweets Network www.products.construction.com Comprehensive resource for building product information, CAD details and 3-Part specifications
National Glass Association (NGA) www.glass.org Largest trade association representing the flat (architectural and automotive) glass industry
Renovate by Berkowitz
Facade Retrofit System
www.rbbwindow.com A revolutionary window retrofit technology that converts existing single-pane windows into energy-efficient, triple-glazed insulated glass units (IGUs) using Guardian SuperNeutral Low-E for enhanced energy performance.
SmartBIM www.smartbim.com Providing building professionals the ability to analyze, evaluate and plan design decisions with Free downloadable BIM tools and data, uniquely accessible within the design applications.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) www.usgbc.org Developers of LEED building rating system: dedicated to sustainable building design and construction.


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