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  • With the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing testimony on a suite of energy efficiency bills, including legislation covering residential construction, the National Association of Home Builders today urged lawmakers to take into account the differences in energy savings between the newest, highest-performing homes and older, less-efficient homes that comprise the vast majority of... more »
  • California State Assemblymember Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) recognized Liberty Valley Doors of Cotati as the "6th Assembly District Small Business of the Year" at a ceremony Monday at the Sacramento Convention Center.     Assemblymember Huffman with Mike Pastryk, Liberty Valley president. "Liberty Valley Doors is a model for successful environmental business... more »
  • FeneTech Inc., the supplier of software for window and door manufacturers, was honored with the Best Emerging Company award by the Northeast Ohio Software Association at a May event in downtown Cleveland. The organization represents more than 900 technology companies in the region.  “We are extremely proud to have received this award. Northeast Ohio has a very diverse and growing... more »
  • With a social media campaign already started, the Western division of MI Windows & Doors is planning to launch its new MI EnergyCore window line in July with a special dealer event at its Prescott, Ariz., operations. Attendees will be presented with an iPad loaded with a custom app to emphasize MI's mobile strategy designed to help dealers sell the new line.  ... more »
  • The children residing in two different 4 Kids Charity of South Florida facilities in Fort Lauderdale will soon have a more welcoming and safer way to enter their foster homes. As part of a volunteer renovation effort scheduled for June 11, the homes will receive a variety of new doors donated by Therma-Tru. One of the home is also slated to receive a dozen windows from Simonton Windows. 4 Kids of... more »
  • Tom Chieffe, CEO at Associated Materials LLC, is leaving the company to pursue other interests. Dana Snyder, a current director and former CEO, has been named interim CEO for the manufacturer of Alside windows while a search is conducted for a permanent replacement. "The board wishes to thank Tom for his significant contributions to AMI over the past five years. Tom led a number of changes... more »
  • Champion Windows is launching a summer campaign called “Close the Window on Hunger” to donate to food banks all around the country. The replacement window manufacturer and installer plans to donate 50 pounds of food for every appointment and another 100 pounds for every order placed, it reports. Last summer, Champion's location in Colorado Springs, Colo., ran a similar program was... more »
  • Accent Windows Inc., based in Westminster, Colo., has been acquired by P.H. Tech Inc. The Quebec-based PVC extruder reports it has completed the aquisition process started when its long-time customer filed for a Chapter 11 reorganization in March. “This is a financial decision aimed at protecting our presence in Western U.S. and helping our client regain its financial self‐sufficiency... more »
  • Western Window Systems, a manufacturer of multislide, hinged and bifold doors and a variety of window systems, has implemented WTS Paradigm's CenterPoint quoting and order entry software, the supplier reports. Arizona-based Western went live with the system on May 20. Designed to help Western to better serve its customers and promote growth, the WTS Paradigm product was installed as the... more »
  •     Beard     Brown Tom Bradley has moved from his position of president to become CEO and chairman of the board at Intigral Inc., the manufacturer of insulating glass based in Walton Hills, Ohio. The company has promoted Jamey Beard to serve as president. He had served as VP of operations for the past six years.  Succeeding him in that position is... more »