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Glass --- A World of Change

  • October 18, 2017
  • 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Norwood Hotel, 112 Marion St., Winnipeg, R2H 0T1


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Glass --- A World of Change

October 18, 2017
The Norwood Hotel - Winnipeg
8:15 am - 10:30 am

High performance glazing continues to evolve in unexpected and not fully recognized ways. Coatings create innovative ways to achieve greater energy efficiency and comfort and warm edge spacers reduce condensation and provide greater durability. 

Join us on October 18, 2017 to hear from highly qualified industry experts who will provide detailed insights on the latest developments in high performance glass and the future potential for even more exciting possibilities.  Architects and engineers will gain new insights into specification possibilities.


Raymond Roy, Regional Technical Advisor, 

Guardian Industries

Raymond Roy is a Regional Technical Advisor for Guardian Glass. He has over 25 years' experience in the Fenestration Industry and holds a Bachelor Degree from Roosevelt University, Chicago, Il in Software Engineering. Raymond has/is serving on numerous glass industry technical committees, including GANA, IGMA, AAMA and Fenestration Canada. His area of expertise is insulating glass design and application for the residential and commercial markets. He is well versed in the use of glazing design software and daylight design considerations. Before Guardian Raymond held roles as Architectural Sales Engineer, Field Service Engineer (including onsite support of the Empire State Building retrofit), Insulating Glass Production Manager, and is a former US Marine.

Jim Larsen, Director of Technology Marketing, Cardinal Glass Industries

Jim Larsen is a mechanical engineer by training with 28 years of experience in the research and development of residential glass products. Today, Jim's principle job responsibility is supporting the recognition of efficient windows through building energy codes. He also provides product support through website development (www.cardinalcorp.com), product brochures, customer training, and building energy research.

Under Jim's direction, Cardinal Glass has maintained multiple test houses across the country to evaluate the energy impacts of new glass technologies. These fully instrumented real-world test houses have also been utilized by Building America research partners. The integration of the latest glass technologies with improvements to the performance of other building components is demonstrating the efficiencies possible not only in today’s homes, but providing validation on the synergies of building practices needed towards the goal reducing house energy consumption of 50% and more.


8:15 am - 8:45 am      Registration & Networking Breakfast 

                                   (hot breakfast included)

8:45 am - 9:00 am      Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 10:30 am    Panel Presentation

10:30 am - 10:45 am  Q&A

10:45                          Finish

FenMan Members: $35.00

MBEC Members: $40.00

FenMan Future Members: $50.00

Event cancellations must be received in writing (via email to info@fenestrationmanitoba.ca) 4 days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued if the cancellation request is received less than 4 days before the event. Substitutions are always welcome.

*We appreciate your understanding of the cancellation policy. We are required to confirm numbers with the venue 4 days prior to the event and pay catering costs based on this confirmation.

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