2023 National Glazing Infrastructure & Workforce Development Forum

Join to learn how IUPAT Training and its workforce is making the difference in building a 21st century infrastructure. Experience first-hand how the IUPAT is leading the construction trades in education, skills and safety training to rebuild our infrastructure.

Featuring Federal Agencies including the Department of Labor, Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Federal Energy Management Program, and General Services Administration. Also in attendance will be representatives from fenestration and glazing employer associations, glazing and general contractors, green glazing technologies vendors, developers, architects and International Union of Painters and Allied Trades leaders and trainers.

The Forum was created to educate attendees on, and showcase, green technologies, as well as creating partnerships around opportunities brought to us by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Inflation Reduction Act, the CHIPS Act and other Federal/State Programs.

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Location: The IUPAT Headquarters and International Finishing Trades Institute Campus, 7230 Parkway Drive, Hanover, MD 21076


  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am Coffee & Networking
  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)
    Section 40541 School Energy RetroFit Grant
    Presentation by the Department of Energy
  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)
    Section 40109 State Energy Program Grant
    Presentation by the Department of Energy
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee and Networking with
    Glazing Industry Materials and Tools Companies
  • 10:30 am – 11:15 am Energy Savings Performance Contracts
    Presentation by the National Association of
    Energy Service Companies (NAESCO)
  • 11:15 am – 12:00 pm Inflation Reduction Act 179D Deduction Revisions
    Presentation by Ron Eager, CPA, CCIFP, COO at
    Grassi Advisors and Accountants
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch and Networking
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Moderated panel of guests with a focus on the funding/work opportunities, workforce development conversations, and green technologies conversations.

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