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  •   Brent Fox  has been named chief executive officer of Hendricks Holding Co. and appointed to the board of directors of building products distributor ABC Supply Co. A 30-year veteran of ABC Supply, Fox has served as the company’s vice president of national business development since 2011. He succeeds Diane Hendricks, chairman and co-founder of ABC Supply, as CEO of HHC... 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 »
  •   WTS Paradigm held its fourth annual Madison City Scour event for employees on Sept. 19, according to an Oct. 3 press release. City Scour sends small teams across downtown Madison, Wis., in a competition to solve clues and take photos at different locations. A mix of trivia, photo clues, videos and road block tasks combine to make the City Scour a dynamic and unique team-building... more »
  • With home prices and household formations rising and household balance sheets healing, the ongoing housing recovery is expected to gain momentum next year, even as several challenges remain, according to economists who participated in the National Association of Home Builders Fall 2013 Construction Forecast Webinar. "The cards are in play for a decent and fairly strong recovery in 2014 and... more »
  • A student team from Missouri University of Science & Technology will feature vinyl windows fabricated with PPG Industries' Solarban 70XL glass in the “Chameleon House” they are constructing for the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon, according to an Oct. 2 PPG press release. The windows, supplied by Crystal Window and Door Systems, are 7/8-inch insulating glass... more »
  • California-based window manufacturers Casagrande Woodworks and Wooden Window are the first U.S. companies to certify windows through the Passive House Institute, based in Germany, according to a press release from PHI. Casagrande began production of its PHI-certified Synergist model, a wood casement window, this summer. The Synergist window is certified with a whole-window U-value of 0.... more »
  • Following third party testing of Accoya, the modified wood manufactured by Accsys Technologies, its expected service life has been extended to 70 years when used for window joinery in the UK and Europe, the company reports.  The independent tests were performed by Trada Technology, with its findings covering both windows and glazed doors made with Accoya, if used in Europe.  “... more »
  • Building products distributor Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. is relocating its corporate headquarters from Peabody, Mass., to existing corporate offices in Herndon, Va. "Having Beacon's finance team join our human resources, information technology, legal, and sales and marketing team leaders in Herndon for the first time will allow us to provide even more effective support for our operating... more »
  • 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 »