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  • Modernize established a strategic partnership with Spectrum Communications & Consulting Inc., creator of Predictive Sales AI, artificial intelligence software for home improvement contractors. The partnership will allow Modernize to deliver sales leads and appointments directly into home improvement contractors’ Predictive Sales AI engine. Modernize's partnership with Spectrum will... more »
  • Sika Corp. participated as an exhibitor at GlassBuild America 2019: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 17-19, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Residential products exhibited included Sika's line of residential hurricane-rated impact and general window back bedding glazing products, as well as its full line of installation sealants and adhesives. Sika product displays... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association submitted comments earlier this month to Canadian officials in response to proposed new Canadian regulations for formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products that were jointly proposed by the Department of Health and the Department of the Environment. As with the U.S. EPA regulations for formaldehyde (TSCA Title VI), the intent of the... 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 »
  • Nearly 90 owners and top managers of retail window and door businesses gathered Monday at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center for the 2019 Window & Door Dealer Day. Hosted by WDDA, this event offered a full day of education and networking to help dealers build more profitable businesses. The 2019 Dealer of the Year awards, presented by Rick Locke of Windows, Doors & More, began the day... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated a document providing a standardized comparative analysis procedure for determining the structural integrity of window and door products. AAMA 2502-19, "Comparative Analysis Procedure for Window and Door Products," was last updated in 2007. "New content in the 2019 version of this standard includes guidance for unit sizes... more »
  • Modernize released its latest homeowner sentiment report, which summarizes research from thousands of U.S. households that are considering window, roofing, solar, or heating and air conditioning projects. This new wave of the study, conducted on a quarterly basis, covers how homeowners budget for their improvement projects, how they find and select their preferred contractor, and how they plan to... more »
  • Deceuninck North America is marking its 50th year at GlassBuild America this week with new window and door systems and components designed for residential and commercial uses. Deceuninck will present high-performance window and door systems and demonstrate several advancements in its newly designed 50- by 40-foot booth #1609. Deceuninck innovations and major world events for each decade will also... more »
  • Woodcraft Industries, a Quanex company, received the Kentucky Governor’s Safety and Health Award at its Bowling Green, Kentucky, facility. The award is a special annual recognition of Kentucky organizations with outstanding safety and health performance and is meant to encourage the development of programs designed to reduce and eliminate occupational injuries, according to officials. It is... more »
  • There is no effective strategy in place to implement and enforce the Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, according to an audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General. Specifically, the audit determined the EPA does not have sufficient controls to assess the program's effectiveness and progress toward goals, including that the EPA does not review... more »