April 22, 2016
The National Glass Association is now offering convenient access to the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour online training courses hosted by the UL, a trusted source for OSHA-authorized training. Upon successful course completion, trainees will receive a printable diploma and their OSHA card provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.
The OSHA courses hosted by UL are available for U.S.-... more »
March 16, 2016
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association is soliciting speaker proposals on a variety of topics for its Technical & Manufacturing Conference, which will be held June 28-30, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel Downtown in Chicago.
The conference will feature technical sessions reporting on current industry research, trends in manufacturing processes and procedures, and emerging product... more »
March 15, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a free webinar, “Daylighting Metrics for Skylights,” on April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST.
The webinar, moderated by AAMA educational and technical information manager Dean Lewis and hosted by Dr. Neall Digert, vice president of product enterprise at Solatube International, will cover the role of daylighting in... more »
March 8, 2016
Just shy of two-thirds of baby boomers would like to buy a single-detached home, according to the study “Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers,” the result of a nationwide 2015 survey by the National Association of Home Builders.
The survey of recent and prospective home buyers discusses how various designs influence the home purchase... more »
March 8, 2016
The National Association of Women in Construction is celebrating Women in Construction Week, March 6 through 12.
NAWIC chapters will celebrate with community service projects, jobsite tours, membership drives, children’s activities, hands-on workshops, fundraisers and school programs.
“NAWIC’s core purpose is enhancing the success of women in the construction industry,”... more »
March 1, 2016
The National Glass Association and its official publication Glass Magazine launched WorldofGlassMap.com, an interactive website that allows users to search globally for float glass manufacturing companies or individual plant locations, sort float plants by company and location, and access website and contact information for float manufacturers.
"WorldofGlassMap.com will serve as a valuable... more »
February 23, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a free webinar, “The New Industry Product Category Rules: Windows, Skylights, Curtain Wall & Storefront,” on March 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST.
The webinar will cover AAMA’s new Window Product Category Rule and how it is used by manufacturers to create Environmental Product Declarations.
Speakers will... more »
February 9, 2016
The National Association of Home Builders recently conducted a nationwide survey that asked builders about the likelihood that a number of features would be included in the typical single-family home they will build in 2016.
In the NAHB Economics, HMI Survey, builders scored features on a scale from one (not likely to be included) to five (very likely to be included). Among the most likely... more »
February 9, 2016
The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released its 2016 comprehensive advocacy agenda, which outlines its policy priorities for the window and door industry.
The 2016 WDMA National Policy Agenda is divided into eight policy areas: energy conservation, building codes, environmental stewardship, building safety, housing and economic policy, product supply and trade, tax policy and... more »
January 25, 2016
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated a document specifying requirements of cellular polyvinyl chloride exterior profiles used in windows, doors and skylights.
The document, AAMA 308-15, was updated to include the use of reworked materials, change in heat resistance, in-process quality control sampling methods, and up-to-date references to ASTM and AAMA documents, said... more »