FIRST CEO William O'Keefe to Present "Exciting Developments
and the Difference in Fire Rated Glazing" at GANA Conference
William O'Keeffe, president and chief executive officer of SAFTI FIRST, a fire
rated glazing solutions provider, is presenting "Exciting Developments
and the Differences in Fire Rated Glazing" on Friday, May 19
from 9:15 - 10 a.m. at the Glass Association of North America (GANA)
Contract Glazing Educational Conference in Dallas.
At this session, O'Keefe will discuss the difference between fire
protective and fire resistive glazing in relation to test standards
and building code requirements, as well as an update on the latest
fire rated glazing product information, including fire rated decorative
glass and fire rated hurricane glass.
O'Keeffe has more than 50 years of experience in the architectural
building supply business and is committed to the ongoing education
of architects and building professionals as it relates to safe and
code-approved applications of fire rated glazing. A long-time advocate
for public safety, he was dubbed as the "Wired Warrior"
by US Glass Magazine for dedicating himself to keeping wired glass
from being used in unsafe applications such as schools and gymnasiums.
The session is approved for 1 CSI Continuing Education unit (CEU),
1 AIA Learning unit (LU) and Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) credit.