February 12, 2013
About 100 glass industry representatives gathered in New Orleans last week for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Annual Conference, where life cycle assessment and IG certification inspired much discussion.
The meeting kicked off with the organization's Emerging Technologies and Innovation Committee, covering topics from gas permeability to vacuum insulating glazing to life cycle... more »
February 5, 2013
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host its 76th Annual Conference, February 24-27, at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz. The event will feature keynote speaker, Robert Tucker, author of "Innovation is Everybody's Business," who will discuss tools and strategies to help managers and their employees identify opportunities for success, take the... more »
January 29, 2013
In additon to the following highlights, Window & Door's coverage also includes:
A report overviewing the event
In-depth coverage of new introductions in doors, windows, components and accessories
A Live from Las Vegas video gallery featuring more new products
More snapshots, featured as part of first day's coverage of this year's event.
Multi-panel folding and sliding door... more »
January 29, 2013
Las Vegas―The mood was distinctly upbeat among exhibitors and attendees at the International Builders’ Show, held here last week. While several large window and door manufacturers―notably Andersen and Pella―were absent, Ply Gem, Jeld-Wen, Marvin, Therma-Tru and others capitalized on the spotlight.
The now three-day show, organized by the National Association of Home Builders, drew an... more »
January 28, 2013
The National Association of Home Builders and the National Kitchen & Bath Association have agreed to co-locate the International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas beginning in February 2014. The two events will remain separate and distinct shows held simultaneously at the Las Vegas Convention Center through 2016, creating Design and Construction Week,... more »
January 16, 2013
Beginning with the 2013 edition, Hanley Wood Exhibitions is changing the education and exhibit schedules of its annual Remodeling Show, as well as the co-located DeckExpo. The exhibit hall will be open for two days, rather than three, and the the education program will be changed from four days to three.
The change is in response to feedback gathered from exhibiting companies as well... more »
December 10, 2012
The Northeast Window & Door Association has announced plans for its winter educational meeting, scheduled for January 28-29, 2013, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Mt. Laurel, N.J.
The event will begin with a welcome reception on Monday evening, January 28. The educational program on Tuesday, January 29, will feature Scott R. Hanlon, program director for the National Fenestration Rating... more »
December 10, 2012
More than 110 Window World employees, families and friends recently gathered at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for the annual Window World St. Jude Day, a holiday party filled with games, gifts and activities for patients and their families. During the festivities, Window World Cares, Window World Inc.'s charitable foundation, presented the hospital with a check for more than $2.8... more »
November 27, 2012
Exhibitors at the 2012 Greenbuild expo in San Francisco this month reported an increase in business activity, particularly in regards to high performance products. “People are saying that they see the light at the end of the tunnel,” said Joe Erb, commercial sales specialist at Quanex Building Products Corp., on the show floor. “People are interested in sustainability;... more »
November 21, 2012
The National Sunroom Association held its fall meeting at the headquarters of Architectural Testing Inc. in York, Pa., at the end of the October. Association members and ATI officials gathered for business meetings and a number of presentations on issues affecting the sunroom industry.
Speakers included Craig Joss of Craft-Bilt Manufacturing on the topic of lateral load and resistance; Dan... more »