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  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced Paul Emrath of the National Association of Home Builders as the featured speaker for the 2015 Remodeling Forecast at Window & Door Dealer Days. This special one-hour presentation will take place Thursday, September 17, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Emrath will address:•        Drivers... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announce that registration is open for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, returning to the Georgia World Congress Center, September 16-18, 2015. GlassBuild America is presented by the NGA and the WDDA, along with show partners, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass Association... more »
  • Many window and door makers and others in the fenestration industry are at full capacity this summer and strategizing how to meet strong demand now and with what could be sustained growth, according to attendees of the 13th annual FeneVision ERP User Conference. The conference hosted 83 participants, a conference record, with people coming from 26 states and provinces and five countries. Half of... more »
  • After almost six months in development, Veka officially launched its new educational initiative, Veka Academy. The pilot launch was held at the company’s corporate headquarters in Fombell, Pa. and a limited number of local fabricators and Veka employees were invited to participate. Veka Academy: Windows and Doors - Foundation for Success was developed to cover key aspects of the... more »
  • Early bird registration for the upcoming AAMA 2015 National Summer Conference will close on June 4, but those interested may still plan to participate. The conference will be held June 28 through July 1 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The AAMA Western Region Summer Summit will follow immediately after July 1 and 2 in the same location. Mic Patterson, author of “Structural Glass Facades and... more »
  • Registration for the upcoming American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2015 National Summer Conference is now open. The conference will be held June 28-July 1 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The AAMA Western Region Summit will immediately follow, from July 1-2, in the same location. Early bird registration ends June 4, and AAMA members receive a $50 discount by registering online. As usual,... more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) is pleased to announce Rick Davis, president of Building Leaders Inc., as its keynote speaker for the 2015 summer meeting. The industry consultant and columnist will share his expertise in sales leadership with Association members at the membership conference, held June 15-16, 2015 at Crystal Springs Minerals Resort in Vernon, N.J. Building... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance, in conjunction with the National Glass Association, is launching Window & Door Dealer Days at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. The three-day event will take place, September 16-18, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. “As residential window and door companies evolve, so must their association, WDDA,”... more »
  • Experts spoke about Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) and the intricacies that go into them, as well as addressed regulatory affairs at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 78th Annual Conference. Vik Ahuja, LEED AP and sales executive for the building and construction sector at PE International, and Kerry Haglund, executive director of the Efficient Windows Collaborative,... more »
  • Registration is now open for the North American Wood Window and Door Symposium. The event will be held Sept.23-35 in Madison, Wis., and will focus on the use of wood and wood-based materials in wood window and door manufacturing. The purpose of the conference, according to the Forest Products Society, is to ensure that wood remains a viable option for windows and doors and to educate attendees... more »