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  • The American Institute of Architects changed the name of its annual meeting, beginning with the upcoming 2017 Conference in Orlando, April 27-29. The AIA Conference on Architecture, formerly the AIA Convention & Design Exposition, will continue to embrace the people and topics that influence its work, careers and communities, but with a renewed emphasis on architecture and a vision for... more »
  • Andersen Windows’ new MultiGlide patio door received a Best of IBS award at the 2017 NAHB International Builders' Show in January. More than 400 entries in nine categories competed for recognition from a panel of judges. The MultiGlide is the newest member of the Monumental Door product family from Andersen, emphasizing large expanses of glass that connect the indoors to the outdoors. To... more »
  • According to an article in the Sioux City Journal, Gerkin Window and Doors will add 73,000 square feet to its South Sioux City facility. The company, which employs over 200 people, broke ground on the addition in late 2016 and expects it to open in 2018. This is the second expansion since a new facility opened in 2004. Gerkin is uncertain if additional space will lead to additional jobs. “... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. launched the Heritage Series of fiberglass entry doors featuring Craftsman architectural details. The new three-panel exterior doors complement the Heritage Winslow interior doors. “We are excited to expand the Heritage Series to the entry door market,” says Mark Albrighton, senior director, exterior product at Masonite. “The Heritage three-panel... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show, which took place again in Orlando, Jan. 10-12, hosted about 80,000 home builders, remodelers, developers, designers and their trade partners. Attendees talked to suppliers and saw demonstrations during a show that spanned the West, North and South halls of the Orange County Convention Center, according to the NAHB. IBS is... more »
  • ProVia received an Energy Star Most Efficient of 2017 award for its top window brands, including Aeris, Ensure and Aspect. The recognized products allow homeowners to choose a window style that meets Energy Star Certified criteria in their climate zones, or nationwide. Products recognized as Most Efficient prevent greenhouse gas emissions by meeting rigorous energy efficiency performance levels... more »
  • Window and door manufacturers showed off their latest innovations to the nearly 80,000 attendees of last week’s International Builders Show, part of the National Association of Home Builders’ Design & Construction week. Window & Door covered the 569,000 net square feet of the show to bring you our takes on the show. #W&DtakesonIBS Tweets !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.... more »
  • The Brinks Home Security Array smart lock was awarded the 2017 National Association of Home Builders Best of IBS Award for Indoor Living Product. The smart lock from Brinks, a division of Hampton Products International, will be available for pre-orders in May 2017. Array is a cloud- and app-enabled internet of things device that homeowners can use without adding separate hubs or accessories... more »
  •          The new Masonite logo reinforces where the company is taking the door category, officials report. The bold, uppercase letters signify continued strength and leadership. The ‘M’ symbol utilizies intersecting doors to reinforce the partnership with customers. The modified crossbars of the ‘A’ and ‘E’ in Masonite’s... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum received Florida Product Approval by the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation for the Monterey S55 and S80 Bi-Folding Doors. The approval signifies full compliance with Florida Building Codes and will make it easier for glaziers and design professionals to select the appropriate systems for their jobs, company officials report. Monterey S55 and S80 Bi-... more »