February 14, 2017
The National Association of Women in Construction will celebrate Women in Construction Week, March 5-11, 2017.
The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local NAWIC chapters to give back to their communities. WIC Week provides an occasion for NAWIC's members to raise awareness of the opportunities available for... more »
February 14, 2017
The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2017, which outlines important policy priorities for the window, door and skylight industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the U.S. manufacturing sector.
"Window, door and skylight manufacturers are vital to the residential housing sector... more »
February 7, 2017
Task force seeks to work more collaboratively and explore combining the two organizations.
The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have together appointed a joint task force to optimize service to members of both organizations, and to coordinate advocacy and technical support, along with education and training initiatives for the glass and glazing industry. This... more »
January 24, 2017
WDMA to form WDMA-Northeast to serve NWDA members
The Northeast Window & Door Association agreed to merge operations with the Window & Door Manufacturers Association, with the members of NWDA becoming members of the newly formed WDMA-Northeast. Under the new structure, WDMA-Northeast members will continue to receive the same benefits as they did with NWDA, including regular... more »
January 17, 2017
The American Institute of Architects changed the name of its annual meeting, beginning with the upcoming 2017 Conference in Orlando, April 27-29. The AIA Conference on Architecture, formerly the AIA Convention & Design Exposition, will continue to embrace the people and topics that influence its work, careers and communities, but with a renewed emphasis on architecture and a vision for... more »
January 10, 2017
ProVia joined the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Headquartered in Sugarcreek, Ohio, ProVia manufactures professional-class entry doors, storm doors, patio doors, windows, vinyl siding and manufactured stone. The company employs over 650 people at its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Sugarcreek, Walnut Creek and Baltic, Ohio; and Booneville, Mississippi.
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December 13, 2016
Registration is now open for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, which will take place March 27-29, 2017, at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. This conference is an opportunity to remind leaders of the importance of the industry and advance the advocacy agenda of WDMA, association officials report.
December 6, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released an updated document using ASTM test methods to qualify windows, doors and skylights as "impact resistant." The AAMA 506-16, "Voluntary Specifications for Impact and Cycle Testing of Fenestration Products," was last updated in 2011.
"The AAMA 506 document provides details regarding the rating of windows, doors... more »
October 25, 2016
The Window & Door Manufacturers Association launched the second installment of its free, on-demand WDMA Certification Webinar Series. Window, Door & Skylight Certification for Code Compliance and Verification will help participants address the required performance details of each fenestration product. At the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to identify best practices applicable... more »
August 30, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host an online contest for players to win discounts on FenestrationMasters courses and exams. The game will be played on LinkedIn every Monday and Twitter every Wednesday, at 12:30 p.m. EDT from September 12 through October 12, as well as during the GlassBuild America show October 19-21 in Las Vegas. The contest will feature quiz questions... more »