August 13, 2013
The National Fenestration Rating Council Fall Conference will take place September 23-25, in Tempe, Ariz., at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel. Task groups will kick off the conference that Monday with subcommittee and committee blocks running throughout each day, including a regulatory affairs and marketing committee meeting, and an NFRC board meeting that Wednesday. NFRC members and non-... more »
July 29, 2013
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2013 Summer Conference will take place August 7-10, 2013, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and Resort in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The event will focus on product quality, specifically through presentations covering certification, testing and in-house quality systems.
Dan Braun of Architectural Testing will review NFRC 706 IG certification... more »
July 25, 2013
The Northeast Window & Door Association recently hosted its summer conference in Harrisburg, Pa. Highlights included a presentation from sales expert Richard Farrell and tours of a nearby PPG Industries factory.
Richard Farrell shared his thoughts on improving the sales approach in today's building products marketplace.
Farrell, president of Tangent Knowledge Systems, a... more »
July 24, 2013
The National Glass Association’s Glass Magazine and The Architect's Newspaper have partnered to bring the NGA Architects Forum – Glass + Performance to GlassBuild America: the Glass, Window & Door Expo. Expected to draw more than 150 architects, the forum will take place Wednesday, September 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center in... more »
July 23, 2013
Applied Market Information LLC has set the date for Profiles 2014, its annual event for the window, door, decking fence, and siding profile industries. The conference will be held June 24-25 at the Hotel Sofitel in Philadelphia.
Last year, more than 100 industry professionals gathered for the conference, which features numerous technical presentations and networking sessions.
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June 25, 2013
Window and door manufacturers and component suppliers joined more than 700 exhibitors at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver last week for the AIA 2013 National Convention and Design Exposition, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects. While many exhibitors reported attendance was down from the 2012 event in Washington, D.C., most attributed the lighter traffic to the location... more »
June 17, 2013
Window and door makers and glass fabricators are focused on improving sales and service functions, if the nearly 70 attendees at the 11th annual FeneVision User Conference last week in Aurora, Ohio, are an indicator.
“The outlook for the industry has improved, but many companies still have excess capacity,” said Ron Crowl, president of FeneTech Inc., developer of FeneVision and host... more »
June 11, 2013
Rosemont, Ill.–The National Summer Conference for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association kicked off this week with a presentation about life cycle assessment and product category rules, as well as a discussion focused on the outlook for manufacturing in the U.S. The summer meeting, which concludes today, also featured the announcement of AAMA's annual scholarship award... more »
May 27, 2013
Hanley Wood LLC and the U.S. Green Building Council announced a strategic partnership whereby Hanley Wood has acquired the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
Greenbuild is the largest global event dedicated to green building, USGBC reports, with more than 900 exhibiting companies, 171,000 net square feet, and 30,000 attendees. This year’s conference — to be held... more »
May 21, 2013
Registration is open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association's Summer Conference, to be held in Rosemont, Ill., June 9-12. Highlighting the event will be a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of AAMA's Gold Label certification program.
During the Tuesday luncheon, Educational and Technical Information Manager Dean Lewis, who has managed AAMA’s... more »