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  • Fenestration Canada will host a webinar, “The New & Improved NAFS Performance Calculator,” on Thursday, July 27 from noon to 1 p.m. EDT. The webinar will cover Fenestration Canada’s North American Fenestration Standard/Specification performance calculator, a tool that allows the user to determine the NAFS performance requirements for the local environment. Changes in... more »
  • The World Millwork Alliance welcomed new distributor and associate companies into its membership. New distributor members include Oregon Wood Specialties and SSI Millwork LLC. New associate members include Weldon Industries, WTS Paradigm LLC, and Elton Manufacturing.  more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released a new white paper created by the AAMA Aluminum Material Council that discusses the use of aluminum in high-performing building enclosures, AMC-2-26, "Aluminum in High-Performing Building Enclosures." "This white paper was needed in order to educate and inform the marketplace about the energy advantages of using aluminum... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association launched a new website. Updates to the site include a stronger search function and the the look and feel have been updated to be consistent with current branding and providing for responsive design, according to AAMA. AAMA is offering a webinar on July 18 to present information about the site’s new features. “We had two major goals... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association offers FenestrationMasters courses, professional certification and education for the fenestration industry. The program covers the full breadth of the fenestration industry, including performance standards, products and materials, test methods and code requirements, AAMA officials report. AAMA now offers discounts to select industry association... more »
  • Registration is open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Summer Conference, June 18-21, in Newport, Rhode Island. Early-bird rates are available until Sunday, May 28. The conference keynote speaker will speak about how the current Trump administration can help or hinder the industry, as well as a full slate of other speakers and presenters. Several workshops will also be... more »
  • Ply Gem is the presenting sponsor of Habitat for Humanity’s Home Builders Blitz, where professional builders in 70 communities will work alongside nearly 200 Habitat homeowners to build or repair a place they can call home. The sponsorship is one component of the Home for Good project, a multi-year initiative that includes the donation of more than $1 million of performance siding and... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America held the first joint task force meeting in late February to discuss a possible combination of the two industry trade associations. The NGA task force is represented by: Michael Albert, S. Albert Glass Angelo Rivera, Faour Glass Technologies Nicole Harris, NGA President & CEO Jerry Jacobs, NGA General Counsel The GANA... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released a new document providing guidance and sound technical information on the aspects to consider when applying plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing as an enhancement to a building design. The document is intended to provide the architect, engineer, contractor and property owner with this information and knowledge in order to... more »
  • The National Association of Women in Construction will celebrate Women in Construction Week, March 5-11, 2017.  The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local NAWIC chapters to give back to their communities. WIC Week provides an occasion for NAWIC's members to raise awareness of the opportunities available for... more »