September 10, 2013
A quick look at some of the new products introduced in Atlanta
In addition to snapshots from the show floor at GlassBuild, don't miss our overview report from the event, videos from the show floor and continuing coverage of new products introduced in Atlanta.
Deceuninck North America unveiled an industry-first prototype sliding door with a PVC frame and a polyurethane sash....
August 1, 2013
A variety of equipment for fabricating glass, vinyl and aluminum will be at GlassBuild in Atlanta.
Window and door manufacturers, enjoying a rebound in the new construction and remodeling/replacement markets, are expected to make their way to Atlanta this fall for what will be a busy GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. Organizers predict more...
July 10, 2013
Renewed consumer confidence driving demand for higher-priced, custom options
There is excitement again among entry door manufacturers, thanks to strong sales in the new construction and replacement markets, and expectations of continued double-digit growth over the next three to five years. Adding to suppliers’ optimism is the reemergence of confidentconsumers willing to look at higher-priced options to customize their homes.
There has been a...
May 15, 2013
More product options propel systems beyond the warm-weather, million-dollar home market
Multi-panel sliding and folding doors that open up virtually the entire wall of a room to the outside are going more mainstream after years of being a product geared largely toward million-dollar homes. The drivers: more homeowner interest, an expansion of sales beyond warm-weather climates, and the entry into the market of large door and window manufacturers.
February 27, 2013
Continued need for differentiation also driving manufacturer choices
Window hardware is evolving, with codes and market trends demanding higher performance. Window manufacturers are demanding more too, including components and systems that offer the flexibility to differentiate products in terms of performance, functionality and aesthetics.
Window sash are getting bigger and heavier, increasing demand for products like this heavy-duty hinge from Truth...
January 26, 2013
Welcome to Window & Door's coontinuing coverage of the 2013 International Builders' Show. This section of our site provides an in-depth look at some of the windows, doors and skylights, as well as components and accessories showcased by industry exhibitors at the Las Vegas Convention Center, January 22-24, 2013.
Additional coverage includes:
A report overviewing the event
November 27, 2012
Exhibitors debut energy efficient products
The 2012 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo took place November 14-16 in San Francisco, where nearly 800 exhibitors demonstrated the latest in green products and technology. Below, watch videos, view photos, and read descriptions of window and door products making their debut at the event.
Greenbuild visitors examine Andersen Windows' E-Series Eagle window.
October 1, 2012
More than 150 exhibitors expected at annual Toronto show
Canadian window and door manufacturers will once gather for Win-Door North America, the annual trade show hosted by Fenestration Canada to be be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, November 6-8. With more than 150 exhibitors signed up, the event will feature a mix of Canadian and U.S. industry suppliers.
Royal's multi-panel folding vinyl door attracted much...
September 1, 2012
Annual event once again promises strong educational program
With the remodeling market starting to gain momentum, the Remodeling Show returns to the East Coast this year, once again co-located with DeckExpo. The annual event, featuring a busy educational conference, is scheduled to run October 9-12 at the Baltimore Convention Center in that Maryland city.
Marvin Windows, along with Andersen and Pella, will once again...
August 20, 2012
I've heard them called "inside storms" and "interior insulating panels" and they've been around in one form or another for many years. Some type of frame is put around a glazing panel–usually plastic–and is then attached to the inside of a window to improve energy performance, reduce drafts, and increase comfort. In this week's news, we have Indow Window, a...