SAFTI 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.


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