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  • Assa Abloy won 2015 Good Design awards for their RM4700B AccenTek pull by Rockwood and the Muséo 135 Josef Collection lever by Corbin Russwin from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art, Design and Urban Studies. “It’s an honor to be recognized again by the Good Design Awards for our commitment to world-class design,... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association is soliciting speaker proposals on a variety of topics for its Technical & Manufacturing Conference, which will be held June 28-30, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel Downtown in Chicago. The conference will feature technical sessions reporting on current industry research, trends in manufacturing processes and procedures, and emerging product... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a free webinar, “Daylighting Metrics for Skylights,” on April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST. The webinar, moderated by AAMA educational and technical information manager Dean Lewis and hosted by Dr. Neall Digert, vice president of product enterprise at Solatube International, will cover the role of daylighting in... more »
  • Crystal Window Systems’ marketing and regional sales manager Steven Yu received a “40 Stars Under 40” award from the Star Network and The Queens Courier Newspaper, which recognizes business leaders in Queens, New York. “This prestigious recognition is quite an honor to receive,” says Yu. “Working with one of the largest and most advanced manufacturers in the... more »
  • Richards Building Supply recognized 32 of its window sales people with its 2015 Gold Window Club award at its national sales meeting in Chicago. Manager Ray Howley founded the club in 2011 as a sales goal initiative for Richards' outside sales force. 2015 Gold Window Club qualifiers. Richards Building Supply corporate window specialist David Vallrugo is at bottom left. Director of specialty... more »
  • NanaWall Systems received multiple awards for various products in recent months. Accolades include a Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products for the company’s SL80/81, a Record Products 2015 recognition from Architectural Record for the Kitchen Transition, a Best of 2015 Products recognition from Design Journal for the BEARricade, a 30 Most Innovative Products 2016 recognition... more »
  • Weather Shield Windows & Doors is adding three new AIA/CES continuing education courses available online through Hanley Wood University. “Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Architecture” is a one learning unit course discussing the importance of fenestrations in residential architecture and identifies window styles, window options, and performance measures for architects to... more »
  • Tom Debusschere stepped down as CEO of Deceuninck on March 1, but will remain as a non-executive member of the board of directors until May 10. The board’s vice chairman, Francis Van Eeckhout, will serve as interim CEO until a permanent replacement is found. “The board regrets but respects Tom’s decision,” said Chairman of the Board Pierre Alain Baron De Smedt, “We... more »
  • Just shy of two-thirds of baby boomers would like to buy a single-detached home, according to the study “Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers,” the result of a nationwide 2015 survey by the National Association of Home Builders. The survey of recent and prospective home buyers discusses how various designs influence the home purchase... more »
  • The safety, security and quality of windows, doors and facades will be hot topics at Fensterbau Frontale, held March 16-19 in Nuremburg, Germany. The show “Success through Safety, Quality + Security,” at booths 415 and 515 in Hall 1, will provide information on standards, laws, testing processes and quality assurance, as well as the monitoring and certification of building components... more »