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  • 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 »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recognized the contributions and achievements of its members and congratulated award winners at the 78th Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Award presenters noted the importance of these member contributions as they serve to further the industry as a whole. Kim Flanary, Milgard, (pictured at right, top) ... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) heard speakers on a range of topics at the 78th Annual Conference held Feb. 15-18 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Subjects discussed included next-generation replacement of windows, standardization for fenestration products in the European Union, the basics of color measurement and more. Jim Snyder, owner of WindowJim and regular Window... more »
  • More than 70 key decision makers from window and door manufacturer and supplier firms participated in the annual two-day Winter Meeting of the Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA). The conference was held at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. and featured informative industry speakers, tabletop supplier displays and a special "speed networking" reception event... more »
  • As millennials begin to enter the home-buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology will become increasingly prevalent, said panelists during an International Builders' Show press conference on home trends and millennials' home preferences. NAHB Assistant Vice President of Research Rose Quint predicted that the growing... more »
  • For the third consecutive year, Ply Gem Industries will host the ProTalk Education Series at the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show. Throughout the three-day event, Ply Gem will present more than 10 informational courses, several of which are NAHB approved for continuing education credits. The sessions will feature content relevant to show attendees such as connected home technology,... more »