November 22, 2013
Win-Door North America 2013 officials reported an 8 percent increase in show floor sales over the 2012 show, saying this year's show demonstrated continued industry strength. Registrations were on par with previous shows, officials report. Mennie Canada Ltd. and M&T Performance Group claimed the James Parker Best Booth Awards on the show floor.
Win-Door North America will celebrate its... more »
November 7, 2013
Registration is now open for the Northeast Window & Door Association 2014 Winter Meeting, to be held January 27-28 at the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.
Hotel accommodations are available at a discounted rate for meeting attendees through January 6, 2014. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Find more information about sponsorship and the meeting's events on... more »
November 5, 2013
After several rounds of revisions, the final draft of Energy Star Version 6.0 for Windows, Doors and Skylights is nearing completion, said Doug Anderson, project manager for the EPA's Energy Star Home Improvement Program, during the recent American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference. "We received a lot of stakeholder comments, and the final responses were received... more »
October 31, 2013
NanaWall Systems Inc. provided products for four homes featured in the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The highest ranked team, from the University of Nevada Las Vegas created a home using NanaWall Systems in every room. The home, named DesertSol, also won the Market Appeal contest.
"Since 2005, NanaWall opening glass wall systems have played a significant role in nearly a... more »
October 29, 2013
Baltimore―The DOE is seeking the next game-changing, energy-saving window technology, said Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist for the Building Technologies Office Emerging Technologies Program, at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s National Fall Conference held here this week. In short, the BTO is looking for the next low-E.
The BTO has established... more »
October 23, 2013
Win-Door 2013, to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, opens Nov. 12 and runs through Nov. 14. The show will feature seminars and events organized by Fenestration Canada, as well as the Fenestration Canada fall meeting. Registration for the 2013 show is still open.
Special show rates are available at four nearby hotels: InterContinental Toronto Centre, Fairmont Royal York, Renaissance... more »
October 21, 2013
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Allianceannounced the 2014 Annual Conference and Insulating Glass Educational Seminar will take place March 4-7, 2014, at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. The combined event will feature informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, innovative networking sessions, meetings of several IGMA committees and more, according... more »
October 8, 2013
Last Wednesday in Cambridge, Mass., CEOs from the major window and door manufacturing companies got statistical confirmation that new construction is back in double-digit growth for the first time since 2005.
The WDMA Executive Management Conference executives gathered on Harvard’s doorstep for the second year to hear experts on a range of business-focused topics. Keynote... more »
September 26, 2013
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Fall Conference, to be held in Baltimore, Oct. 27-30, will feature keynote speaker Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist, from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office.
Speaking on Mon., Oct. 28, Sawyer will present “Windows Emerging Technologies Portfolio in DOE’s Building... more »
September 17, 2013
Atlanta–Buoyed by an uptick in the housing market, increased sales volumes and positive predictions for the year ahead, the mood was upbeat among the more than 6,200 attendees and 360 exhibitors here at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, September 10-12. And while very few companies were willing to say that a recovery is in full swing, most were optimistic that sales... more »