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  • The WinDoor North America trade show opened on Dec. 3 in Quebec City. Window & Door was on hand to cover the event live via Twitter. Below are our highlights from day one. See more coverage of the event on Twitter by following @WindowDoorMag and following #WinDoor2018.     more »
  • Our industry is responsible for delivering the technology that help meet tomorrow’s standards
    I really enjoyed the recent blog written by American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s Rich Rinka. In it, he retraces some of the most important evolutions of the window industry over the past few decades, from when significant heat loss in American homes was just “accepted as the nature of things,” to California’s goal of all new residential buildings becoming... more »
  • Big opportunities ahead for replacement products
    Each year, the Home Improvement Research Institute puts on its Insights Conference that brings together professionals in research and sales, as well as manufacturers and retailers of building products and other building professionals. This year’s event, held in September in Oakbrook, Ill., also featured talks by building and home improvement experts including Lawrence Yun, chief... more »
  • To keep on beat with the pulse of the industry, we need to hear from those that comprise it. What products are most popular in your corner of the market? Are you planning for an increase in sales and production in 2019? How do you find the people to keep it all in motion? Weigh in on the Industry Pulse survey, open now through Thursday, October 25. The purpose of this important study—... more »
  • Each year, the Home Improvement Research Institute puts on its Insights Conference that brings together professionals in research and sales, as well as manufacturers and retailers of building products and other building professionals. This year’s event, held last week in Oakbrook, Ill., also featured talks by building and home improvement experts including Lawrence Yun, chief economist from... more »
  • What happens in Vegas shouldn’t stay in Vegas, at least this week—GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo opens today, and Window & Door will be spilling all of the activity on our social channels and on windowanddoor.com. While we hope you’re here for all the action in person, we’ll be tweeting live insights from Express Learning in booth #913. These TED... more »
  • Notable Entries
    The Crystal Achievement Awards honor innovation in the fenestration industry. While there can be just one winner in each category, there are numerous examples of industry excellence in the notable entries on the following pages. View the products. more »
  • Window & Door presents 2018 Crystal Achievement Awards winners
    Award Winners Easy Connect Joining System for A-Series Windows by Andersen WindowsMost Innovative Window Leggera Magnetic Levitation Glass Wall System by Sunview Patio Doors/ Savio Thesan USAMost Innovative Multi-Panel Door Interactive Video Series by LaCantina DoorsBest Marketing Program Blink Blinds + Glass by ODL Inc.Most Innovative Window Component Replaceable Deck Sill (RDS) by Endura... more »
  • A preview of products and services to be featured at GlassBuild America 2018
    GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is expected to host around 400 exhibitors, including about 100 from outside the United States, Sept. 12-14, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The following pages present a look at the innovative glass, metal and equipment products that will be on display at the show. Products marked as "NEW" indicate those that will debut at the... more »
  • Product Spotlight
    A collection of the latest in residential windows, plus key selling points dealers can highlight for their customers. View the products here. more »