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  • Grapevine, TX—After an unexpected year off in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Association of Millwork Distributors’ exhibit hall reopened in October in Grapevine, TX, with nearly 150 vendors ready to show off their latest and greatest offerings. From wood species to door finishes, hardware to high performance components, the common theme among exhibitors seemed to be that more... more »
  • Chicago—Attendees didn’t need a fortune cookie to figure out that 2006 was effectively the “Year of the Door” at the Remodeling Show. Around every corner, window and door manufacturers greeted building professionals with decorative entry door systems and large, high-performance patio doors as prominent features in their booths. The show, hosted by Hanley-Wood Exhibitions... more »
  • Las Vegas—Home building is “going vertical,” with more multi-family housing and higher density single-family developments. That was one of the predictions made by a panel of builders and residential architects discussing housing in the year 2020 as part of a panel discussion here at the fall meeting of the Window & Door Manufacturers Association. A variety of other speakers... more »
  • Las Vegas—By opposing the use of PVC and lumber in buildings, environmental extremists are hampering green building efforts and the drive for real sustainability, according to one of Greenpeace’s founders, speaking at the fall meeting of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association in October. The event also saw an update on AAMA’s plans to expand its certification... more »