August 4, 2015
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association's recently released Window and Entry Door 2015 U.S. Market Study shows continued growth for the residential window market through 2016. The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts overall residential window market growth of 6.2 percent for 2015 and 3.9 percent for... more »
August 4, 2015
World Millwork Alliance will hold its 51st Annual Convention & Tradeshow from October 31st through November 4th, 2015, in Atlanta at the Cobb Convention Centre and Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel.“Our annual convention and tradeshow is unique. Our members are dedicated and passionate about the millwork industry and it shows in the exhibits and the attendees at show,” says... more »
July 6, 2015
The National Fenestration Rating Council Board of Directors announced that Jim Benney, formerly NFRC Chief Executive Officer, has left the organization.
Chief Operating Officer Deb Callahan will serve as interim CEO while the Board searches for Benney’s replacement. Callahan has been with NFRC since 2005, originally serving as Deputy Executive Director before assuming her current role as... more »
June 23, 2015
Key decision makers from window and door manufacturer and supplier firms participated in the annual two-day Summer Meeting of the Northeast Window & Door Association. Held June 15-16 at Minerals Hotel at Crystal Springs Resort and Spa in Vernon, N.J., the conference featured informative industry speakers, tabletop supplier displays and a special networking reception event.
Kicking off the... more »
June 22, 2015
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated and released a document specifying performance requirements for liquid applied flashing used to provide a water-resistive seal around exterior wall openings in buildings that include fenestration products such as windows and doors, as well as other through-wall penetrations. AAMA 714-15 was previously updated in 2011 and again in... more »
June 1, 2015
The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance released a new Vacuum Insulating Glass Technical Bulletin on its webstore. Written by several of its members, including many experts in vacuum insulating glazing (VIG), the bulletin is intended to assist residential or commercial insulating glass and window manufacturers on the topic of VIG, which offers performance approaching a well-insulated wall,... more »
May 26, 2015
Shipments of residential windows increased 13 percent in 2014, with more than 50 million units shipped across the country, according to The Window and Door Manufacturers Association’s recently released WDMA 2015 Window and Entry Door U.S. Market Study. This was a stronger rate than the 10 percent growth observed in 2013. Annual growth in 2014 was led by the Midwest, which saw an increase of... more »
May 18, 2015
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a complimentary webcast that provides a complete explanation of the benefits, procedures, costs, and study materials available to take full advantage of the FenestrationMasters professional education and certification program. The interactive presentation is open to anyone in the industry and will be held Tuesday, June 16th.
Though... more »
May 14, 2015
The Association of Millwork Distributors changed its name to World Millwork Alliance (WMA). The name change reflects the association’s broader millwork commitment to strengthen the millwork community and its expertise in servicing the millwork industry, according to WMA. It reports that, after years of providing the millwork industry with a foundation for networking, education, advocacy and... more »
May 12, 2015
Registration for the Northeast Window & Door Association’s summer meeting is now open. The event will be held June 15-16 at the Minerals at Crystal Springs Resort in Vernon, N.J.
The meeting opens with the annual golf tournament and networking reception. Rick Davis, industry sales consultant and columnist will deliver the keynote address on June 16. Other speakers include Michael... more »