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    As part of its efforts to help industry bring next generation window technologies from the lab to the home, the Department of Energy's Building Technologies Office will meet with stakeholders at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window and Door Expo. BTO will gather feedback that will inform decisions on the future support for the testing and simulation infrastructure at the Energy Department... more »
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    This month, I’m revisiting an important subject: the future of the window replacement industry. My last column on the matter—in the October 2013 issue of Window & Door—addressed the increased difficulty and reduced replacement options we will face in the years ahead. Ironically, this will result from technological advances in new construction fenestration and wall interface...
  • News
    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference. It will be held Sept. 14-17 at The Westin in Westminster, Colo. Those interested in making a hotel reservation at the Westin may contact Florence Nicolici directly. Exhibitor spots for the Supplier Product Display are still available, although time is running out to...
  • News
    Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. announced that it has become the first company to be certified under the new performance standard for plastic moulding and trim under the MMPA/NAMI Plastic Moulding and Trim Certification Program, through the Moulding & Millwork Producers Association and National Accreditation & Management Institute. The MMPA/NAMI Plastic Moulding and Trim Certification...
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      Deceuninck North America welcomed Greg Koch as director of national fenestration sales. In this new role, Koch will help develop and manage national accounts as well as provide strategic direction in product research and development for new markets. He will also develop strategies and programs to meet customer needs. “Greg joins us with 29 years of technical, sales and...

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A Consumer Perspective

Jenni Chase

First, I promise that the Talk will not devolve into a running commentary on my home improvement projects; however, as I continue to renovate my home exterior, more questions arise relating to our industry. My hope is that my ... more »



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