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  • 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 »
  • House Representatives Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) introduced legislation to define the Department of Energy's role in the building code development process. In a release, the Window and Door Manufacturers Association stated that the bill, HR 2361, is similar to legislation introduced in previous years that it has supported to address issues with DOE's code... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors expanded its interior finish offerings with Designer Black painted interior finish. The finish complements Marvin’s Matte Black finish option for window and door hardware introduced in 2016. “Black is really anything but neutral – it’s the catalyst behind a new wave of home trends that’s inspiring homeowners, builders and designers to... more »
  • Deceuninck North America’s commercial fabricator program welcomed two additional member companies: PVC Industries of Clifton Park, New York; and Comfort View Products of Newnan, Georgia. Now in its second year, the program provides technical, engineering, marketing and sales support to its members, according to the company. Deceuninck Commercial Alliance members have the highest level... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association submitted written comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in response to a request for comment on burdensome regulations. EPA’s request for comment is to comply with a recent Executive Order by President Trump for federal departments to create task forces that will identify regulations that cause an economic burden to businesses and... 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 »
  • Now in its 15th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, metals and window and door industries in the Americas. This year's event will be held September 12-14, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. Presented by the National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance along with association sponsors, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass... more »
  • IAC/InteractiveCorp., parent company of HomeAdvisor, agreed to buy consumer-recommendation website Angie’s List Inc., intending to combine the two to create a new publicly traded company. The new company will be called ANGI Homeservices Inc. The deal values Angie’s List at more than $500 million. IAC will own 87 to 90 percent of the new company, depending on the number of investors... more »
  • LaCantina Doors provided a Contemporary Clad folding door system to the new Affordable, Buildable, Certifiable Green Home Project, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, California. The pro bono project will be given to a U.S. military veteran. The ABC Green Home Project’s mission is to design and build a series of net-zero-energy homes that serve as examples of high-... more »
  •     Thomas Chen (r.) and Queensborough Community College President Dr. Diane Call.  Photo courtesy of Queensborough Community College. Queensborough Community College in Queens, New York, honored Crystal Window & Door Systems founder, President and CEO Thomas Chen as its 2017 Art Gallery Partner of the Year at the college's annual Partners for Progress gala. Chen... more »