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  • The U.S. Department of Energy's Building America program is hosting its second annual Residential Energy Efficiency Technical Update Meeting, scheduled for August 9-11 in Denver. Windows are on a wide-ranging agenda that will feature speakers addressing subjects from air sealing and ventilation to business models and community outreach. The Colorado meeting is targeted to researchers, architects... more »
  • "Universal Design and Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population" is the title of an educational seminar being sponsored on Thursday by Milgard Windows & Doors. To be held in conjunction with PCBC at the AIA San Francisco office, the presentation is designed to explore the desires of baby boomers to remain independent and age in place, regardless of their physical... more »
  • Acoustic window properties and how to green a manufacturing operation will be on the agenda at the Northeast Window & Door Association's summer meeting, set for July 18 and 19 at the Turf Valley Resort & Golf Club in Ellicott City, Md. The event kicks off on Monday, July 18, with NWDA's annual golf tournament.  The educational portion of the meeting is scheduled for Tuesday,... more »
  • The second annual Window & Door Dealers Forum, organized by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, is scheduled once again to be held in conjunction with GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, set for September 12-14, 2011, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. In addition the the WDDA event, scheduled for September 13, the GlassBuild educational program... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association has announced that registration is now open for its 13th Annual Technical Conference, scheduled for June 20-22 in Grand Rapids, Mich. The three-day event will feature numerous sessions reporting on current industry research, trends in manufacturing processes and procedures, and emerging product technologies, WDMA officials note. Breakout... more »
  • Attorney D.S. Berenson and entrepreneur Gene Marks will be the keynote speakers for the second annual Window & Door Dealers Forum. The event, organized by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, in conjunction with GlassBuild America in Atlanta. A managing partner at Johanson Berenson LLP in Great Falls, Va., Berenson specializes in home... more »
  • Las Vegas–Passing IG testing requirements for certification can present real challenges, according to Dan Braun of Architectural Testing Inc., speaking last week at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance's annual meeting. Held at the Paris Hotel in conjunction with Glass Week, organized by the Glass Association of North America, the meeting also featured a variety of... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association is planning its 13th technical conference for June. To be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., the two-and-a-half day event will feature a variety of technical presentations, networking opportunities and off-site tours of area manufacturing facilities. WDMA is currently soliciting presentations and technical papers for the conference. Potential... more »
  • The Association of Millwork Distributors has announced that this year's annual convention and exhibition will be held in Nashville, Tenn., October 23-27. The organization was originally scheduled to be in the Music City in 2010, but moved last year's event to Charlotte, N.C, after spring floods damaged the Opryland Hotel. The city of Nashville remained one of the preferred cities in its 2010... more »
  • Orlando, Fla.–A fairly upbeat mood prevailed at last week's International Builders' Show, despite evidence that there's still plenty of caution about housing and the economy. Although the show filled only one hall of the Orange County Convention Center and attracted about half as many people as the last edition held here, window and door manufacturers exhibiting at the show seemed more... more »