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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association Technical Conference will take place at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel, June 17-19, 2014. The conference will cover current industry research, trends in manufacturing processes and procedures, and emerging product technologies. Breakout sessions will focus on topics relevant to the window, exterior door, architectural door, and skylight... more »
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 2014 Winter Conference, to be held March 3-7 at the JW Marriott in San Francisco, will feature lunch presentations on industry technical issues, as well as networking sessions and several IGMA committee meetings. The first full day will include a meeting of the Emerging Technology and Innovation Committee at the Lawrence Berkeley National... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association announced that U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) will speak during the Washington Briefing breakfast at the Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, to take place March 31 to April 2, 2014.   Sen. Johnson will discuss his views on the root cause of the troubled American economy. He serves on the committees on Budget; Foreign Relations;... more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Association 2014 Winter Meeting will take place January 27-28, 2014, at the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. NWDA offers a discounted hotel rate through Jan. 8 on the meeting website, or by calling 800/369-9663. The meeting will kick off Monday night with a networking reception with exhibitors. Tuesday will feature a roundtable discussion and... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »