May 8, 2014
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 »
April 29, 2014
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 »
April 22, 2014
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 »
April 22, 2014
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 »
April 17, 2014
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 »
April 1, 2014
The 2014 fensterbau/frontale trade show took place in Nuremberg, Germany, last week, where 796 exhibitors, including more than 300 international companies, gathered to show their products and machinery for windows, doors and facades.
Energy and environmental performance continue to dominate the European fenestration market, and in the past five to 10 years, green performance expectations have... more »
March 12, 2014
The National Fenestration Rating Council is offering a virtual attendance option for the Spring Committee Week meeting being held March 24-26 in Memphis, Tenn.
“We recognize...that schedules do not always allow the time for travel,” says Jessica Finn, NFRC membership coordinator. “Because participation is the number one benefit of NFRC membership, this year we are... more »
March 11, 2014
More than 100 attendees gathered in San Francisco last week for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2014 Winter Conference. The meeting included several days of committee and task group meetings, followed by two days of educational seminars.
In addition to the group’s extensive technical activities, the meeting agenda included discussion of Life Cycle Assessment for windows and... more »
February 25, 2014
The window industry needs to be aware of growing demand for Health Product Declarations, according to officials at the recent AAMA Annual Conference. The architectural community is beginning to request HPDs from building product suppliers and manufacturers, and some architects are sending letters to manufacturers indicating that “if you don’t have [HPDs] by the end of 2014, they won... more »
February 11, 2014
Nearly 80 executives representing window and door manufacturers and suppliers attended the recent Northeast Window & Door Association Winter Conference for two days of education, industry information, collective brainstorming and business networking.
"The NWDA Board and management staff was seeking to inject some new life into the association's traditional meeting format," says... more »