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  • 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... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders officially opened online registration today for the 2015 NAHB International Builders' Show, the largest annual light construction tradeshow in the world. The 2015 show, to be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 20-22, is part of the second annual Design & Construction Week, a co-location with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, hosted by the National Kitchen and... more »
  • What are the top three action items window and door dealers should consider for their website in the coming year? Quanex Building Products team member Michael Schwabe will help answer that question during his Express Learning session, ”How to Make Your Website Work for You” at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 10, at 2:30 p.m. In addition to helping... more »
  • Jim Lett of A.B.E. Doors and Windows and Mason Harper of Nu-Vu Glass will lead an interactive breakout session at the 2014 Dealers Forum, Sept. 10, on successful business strategies currently employed by window and door dealers. Designed as a roundtable discussion, the session will provide attendees the opportunity to share their approaches to website development, advertising, showroom design,... more »
  • Fenestration expert Jim Snyder will offer an installer perspective on how window and door dealers can reduce field errors, increase sales, create happier customers and ultimately increase profits during the Express Learning session, “What Installers Want You to Know: The Pathway to Profit” at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. The free, 20-minute session will take... more »
  • As part of a commitment to help customers make their businesses better, Quanex is proud to present an Express Learning session on lead generation as part of a new, value-add educational series offered to attendees of GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. Quanex team member Noel Lavezzi will lead an Express Learning session on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 2:30 p.m., in the Express... more »
  • Designing buildings and building products that are accessible to the entire population requires considerations well beyond those outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act building standards, according to Elizabeth Watson, director of the Center for Students with Disabilities at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Watson delivered the keynote, “Moving from ADA to Universal Design... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association Annual Technical Conference, to be held June 17-19 in Pittsburgh, will feature a keynote address from Mike Wilson, environmental protection specialist from the Environmental Protection Agency. The address, "EPA's Lead Paint Rule—What's Happening Now and What's to Come," will update meeting attendees on the latest developments of the... more »
  • New this year, Fenestration Canada will feature a round table session for fabricators at the annual meeting in Winnipeg, June 12-14. The session will garner further input from fabricators on the issue of North American Fenestration Standard compliance and implementation challenges, officials report, then develop a practical approach and guide for use by fabricators. Jean-François Kogovsek of... more »