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  • 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 »
  • The largest glass, window and door show in the Americas is launching a new education program during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Las Vegas, Sept. 9-11, 2014.    The content experts at Window & Door and Glass Magazine, official publications of the National Glass Association, are producing a series of 20-minute fenestration and glass business and product... more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Association announced the final speaker agenda for the NWDA Summer Meeting, to be held at Caesars in Atlantic City, N.J., on June 2-3, 2014. Six industry experts will be addressing critical fenestration manufacturing issues including future forecasts, logistics, codes, websites, field testing, contracts, collections and legal best practices. The speaker agenda... more »
  •   The Window & Door Manufacturers Association announced that Jim Snyder, a Certified FenestrationMaster and InstallationMaster, will speak at the 2014 WDMA Annual Technical Conference. With years of installation field experience Snyder is now an industry writer, trainer and project/product consultant for the fenestration industry. He writes a regular installation-based column in... more »
  • Space is filling quickly for Fenestration Canada's 2014 Annual Meeting & Conference, to be held June 12-14 at the Fort Gerry hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The advance hotel reservation deadline—to secure a single or double room at the reduced rate of $149/night—is Monday May 12th. Registration information, program content, forms and link to a room reservations portal... more »
  •   Registration is open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, June 1-4. AAMA members can save $50 by registering online. The cut-off date for hotel reservations is May 14, at a special reduced rate of $149. The conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Elizabeth Watson's address on the future of the Americans... more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Assocation Summer Meeting will take place June 2-3 at Caesars Atlantic City in New Jersey. Registration is now open for the two-day event, which will feature educational presentations from companies including: Architectural Testing, Crystal Windows and Cardinal Logistics Management Corp. Hotel accommodations are available at a reduced group rate of $95 per night,... more »
  • The Fenestration Canada annual meeting will be held June 12-14 at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Hosted by Fenestration Manitoba and Al Dueck of Duxton Windows, the program features informative and relevant business sessions, as well as important technical updates, according to organizers. Online registration information and forms, a program schedule and a link to a room reservations... more »