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  • Pella Mid Atlantic will host a grand opening celebration to introduce the new Pella Experience Center, a completely redesigned retail experience to homeowners, builders, contractors and designers in Tysons, Virginia. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Delegate Mark L. Keam from the Virginia House of Representatives and explore the New Experience Center full of the latest Pella Products... more »
  • A representative from the Texas Department of Insurance spoke to those at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference about the state's voluntary windstorm program and what manufacturers need to know when operating in 14 Texas counties in a designated catastrophe area along the Gulf Coast. AAMA's Southeast Region sponsored Dr. Paul Bove's presentation. Bove provided an... more »
  • More than 100 representatives from window and door manufacturers throughout the U.S. and Canada recently attended the the 2019 Paradigm Annual Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Among the conference highlights were new product demonstrations, such as Paradigm View – a visualization technology that employs artificial intelligence and deep machine learning to give homeowners an instant view of... more »
  •   Builder and YouTube personality Matt Risinger spoke about the future of window and door design and installation at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference last week in Austin, Texas. In his presentation, "The Future of Window and Door Design and Installation - A Builder's Perspective," Risinger, who has been a builder for nearly 25 years, broke... more »
  • The glass and fenestration industries convened in Atlanta last week for the largest GlassBuild America in Atlanta in recent years. The trade show drew 8,200 attendees to a 187,000-net-square-foot exhibit floor with more than 420 exhibitors demonstrating the latest in industry innovations. “The industry made it known that we're here, we're strong and we're looking to grow; this response to... more »
  •       The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance conducted a series of workshops at GlassBuild America this week in Atlanta based on its IGMA IG Fabricator Workshop. The introduction to forensic investigation hands-on sessions provide participants with insulating glass unit samples intentionally fabricated with common, known failures. Participants inspect the IGUs and,... more »
  • Live action demonstrations are returning to GlassBuild America, held Sept. 17-19 in Atlanta. Held on the main exhibit floor, the demonstrations give GlassBuild attendees a close-up look at some of the latest processes and innovations in the glass, window and door industry. Among the demonstrations from a variety of suppliers designed to strengthen industry knowledge of the latest glazing systems... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar titled "State of the Construction Defect Industry in 2019: What's the Same and What's New?" on Sept. 17, open to all interested parties. Pete Fowler and Alex Prokop of Pete Fowler Construction Services will lead the complimentary webinar. This webinar will serve as an introduction to construction defects and the... more »
  • Insulating glass units are complex systems. IG failures happen and are a goldmine of information. The key to a fabricator’s long-term success is determining the cause of those failures to improve daily practices, increase production quality, and reduce liability. Based on the popular session from the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s IG Fabricator Workshop, Forensic... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders opened online registration for the 2020 NAHB International Builders' Show. IBS will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center, Jan. 21 - 23, where it will again co-locate with the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Kitchen & Bath Industry Show for the seventh annual Design & Construction Week. The two shows are expected to host more than 2,... more »