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  • With retail locations across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi and New Mexico, McCoy's Building Supply now offers Pella windows and doors via special order. The building supply retailer offers Pella's ProLine wood, Impervia fiberglass and Encompass by Pella vinyl windows. With the addition of Pella products, the retailer now has Pella-trained employees at each of its 85... more »
  • Cascade Windows, the Northwest-owned vinyl window and door manufacturer, announced that Miles Sagen will be joining its team as director of Corporate Services. Sagen comes to the company with more than 30 years of experience in the window industry. For the last 16 years, he worked at Quanex Building Products as director of Technical Services. Prior to Quanex, Sagen spent 10 years as the... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recently issued a response to the final Energy Star Version 6.0 draft specification in regards to the skylight criteria development, recommending that the Environmental Protection Agency take the necessary steps to separate TDDs and skylight criteria. Continuing to dismiss the overall benefits of daylighting and the energy... more »
  • The Maine State Workforce Investment Board’s Older Workers Committee has named Mathews Brothers Co. as one of the state's three best employers for workers over the age of 50 for 2013.  Governor Paul R. LePage congratulated the window and door manufacturer, not only as an exceptional Maine company, but as a model employer for older workers. “Our state needs and values the... more »
  • MI EnergyCore Windows were recently installed in the Vision House in Tucson, Ariz.  The project is part of Green Builder Media’s Vision House Series of demonstration homes being built around the country to showcase the latest in green design, building techniques and products.     MI EnergyCore windows being installed into the Vision House “This is a... more »
  • This October, the National Association of Home Builders will launch a new economic index called the NAHB/First American Leading Markets Index. This new index will replace the Improving Markets Index and will shift the focus from identifying markets that have recently begun to recover to those that are now approaching and exceeding their former normal levels of economic progress. Using the same... more »
  • PureColor Inc., an Albuquerque, N.M., based supplier of sustainable wood finishes, has developed the EvenGrain Collection for door and millwork manufacturers. The collection consists of EvenGrain Woods for solid and veneered wood doors, EvenGrain HDF for hardboard composite doors, and EvenGrain MDF for millwork and door trim packages. “The EvenGrain Collection is important for door and... more »
  • Andersen Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Weiland Sliding Doors & Windows Inc., a California-based manufacturer of sliding and folding door systems, for an undisclosed amount. Andersen intends to continue Weiland production and operations in the San Diego area with existing management in place. “Specialty doors are a growing market segment as... more »
  • Deceuninck North America’s “Gallery d” exhibit was recently named Best Tradeshow Booth in Hanley Wood’s first annual Brand Builder Awards: Honoring Excellence in Marketing. Featured at the International Builders' Show and GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, the Gallery d booth was designed to combine art and architecture by juxtaposing the paint, glaze... more »
  • As manufacturers prepare for Energy Star Version 6 implementation, Quanex Building Products has released an updated version of its Quanex Optimizer that includes new user-friendly search filters for estimating U-factors in more than 625,000 window and door configurations, the supplier reports.   “The idea behind the new filters is that you will be able to expand your search... more »