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  • Cold Weather Condensation is a new brochure published by WDMA that discusses the circumstances under which condensation can appear on windows during cold weather, and describes methods that may reduce the likelihood or severity of this happening. This brochure contains updated recommendations on indoor relative humidity, which is the major reason for condensation on windows and within building... more »
  • Power Home Remodeling Group, one of the nation's largest home remodeling companies, was ranked No. 32 on the Chicago Tribune's "Top Workplaces 2013" list. With 115 employees, the company's regional office in Rosemont, Ill., was ranked in the small business category (companies with fewer than 250 employees). "We're extremely honored to be recognized as a top workplace in Chicago... more »
  • National Fuel Gas Co. will pay $7.5 million to customers and homeowners in Western New York as part of a settlement with the State Public Service Commission for earning excessive profits. Of that total, $3.72 million will be refunded to residential customers and $1.75 million will go toward weatherization upgrades for low-income residential ratepayers, which will be administered by the... more »
  •     Caldwell Manufacturing Co. North America LLC has gone 2,000 days without a lost-time accident at its Williamsport, Md., manufacturing plant. To recognize the accomplishment, the Williamsport employees recently held a celebration.     “Every person in our organization has a role to play in advancing our culture of ‘safety above all else,’"... more »
  • Winchester Industries will be the featured company on Manufacturing Marvels, airing November 8, 2013, on The Fox Business Network during “The Willis Report” show, (6 p.m. EST, 5 CST, 4 MST, 3 PST). The two-minute spot highlights American manufacturers and their products, as well as the companies’ processes and customers. Winchester's segment was shot on location at the company'... more »
  • Ply Gem launched Ply Gem Build Forward, an initiative to give the best and brightest innovators, inventors, engineers and designers a chance to turn their innovations into reality. Ply Gem is specifically seeking ideas for new materials, installation technologies and/or manufacturing processes to improve existing products or develop new ones. Applications are now open.  Eligible applicants... more »
  • The Earthwise Group LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, recently designed a custom, energy-efficient  window solution to renovate a dilapidated 988-square-foot home in Evansville, Ind., and turn it into a move-in-ready residence for a low-income buyer. Part of a project initiated by Community One, an organization that is helping to... more »
  •                Benjamin Moore unveiled its 2014 Color of the Year, Breath of Fresh Air, as part of its Color Trends 2014 palette. Ellen O'Neill, creative director for Benjamin Moore, announced the latest color at the opening of the company’s New York City showroom during Fall Market 2013 for architects and designers. According to Benjamin... more »
  •    Nashville’s newly opened Music City Center includes one mile of operable partition custom designed and manufactured by Hufcor Inc., according to an Oct. 6 Hufcor release. MCC’s challenging design required operable partitions to maintain acoustical separation within a 1.2-million-square-foot, four-story facility with an undulating roof, unusual curves and... more »
  • Deceuninck North America contributed several new window and door designs and decking material to West Virginia University as part of the university’s participation in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, held Oct. 3 to 13, 2013 in Irvine, Calif., according to an Oct. 3 Deceuninck release. The competition challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-... more »