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  • All Weather Windows joined the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Launched in Edmonton, Alberta nearly 40 years ago, the window and door manufacturer has since expanded to nine cities, with over 1,000 dealers.  Richard Scott, president and CEO, says “Our membership in the WDMA demonstrates our commitment to learning, improving and innovating the best products in the industry.... more »
  • Andersen Corp. acquired Frontier Tooling and Design Corp., an extrusion tooling supplier. "The acquisition of Frontier strengthens Andersen by providing an element of vertical integration in the design and fabrication of tooling for our many extrusion technologies," says Jay Lund, Andersen chairman and CEO. "Specifically, Frontier supports our strategic initiative of driving growth... more »
  • Anthony Innovations won the National Association of Home Builders 2017 Global Innovation Award for its QUADZilla sliding door roller. The Global Innovation Awards recognize cutting-edge products and marketing approaches based on their innovation, functionality, good design, user experience, sustainability and uniqueness, the NAHB said in a release. The QUADZilla sliding door roller gives window... more »
  • San Francisco's federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals directed the Environmental Protection Agency to update its regulations defining lead-based paint and how much lead in dust represents a hazard. The court gave EPA 90 days to issue a proposed rule and one year to publish a final rule with an option to convince the court that it needs additional time. The court said the agency had unreasonably... more »
  • Tax laws cited as favorable to housing production; rising mortgage rates may impact for-sale supply The National Association of Home Builders estimates 2017 saw 1.21 million total housing starts and expects overall production to grow an additional 2.7 percent this year to 1.25 million units. Single-family starts are expected to rise 5 percent in 2018 to 893,000 units and increase an additional 5... more »
  • The National Glass Association, has formed a new Technical Services and Advocacy Department to ensure continuance of the important and ongoing work by the Glass Association of North America committee volunteers and staff upon closing of the combination. Committee volunteers will continue to work on documents in-process before the combination close and will renew their collaborative... more »
  • Ply Gem is expanding its Home for Good project in 2018. In addition to continuing its partnership with national campaign ambassador and Grammy Award winner, Darius Rucker, the company will also partner with two country music artists, Brett Young and Lauren Alaina, as regional ambassadors for the Home for Good project. The campaign partners with Habitat for Humanity to help renovate and... more »
  • Spending on residential remodels will continue to grow at a modest pace in the next two years, according to a panel of remodelers and industry experts hosted by the National Association of Home Builders which cited increased consumer confidence as a large factor in the trend. NAHB predicts that remodeling spending for owner-occupied single-family homes will increase 4.9 percent in 2018 over 2017... more »
  • Velux Active by Velux America received the Best Window and Door Product award during the Best of IBS program, presented by the National Association of Home Builders, during the 2018 International Builders’ Show. Decided by a panel of 27 independent judges made up of attending reporters and building professionals, the awards were given in nine categories, plus an overall Best in... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association received the 2017 Crystal Vision Partnership Award as presented by humanitarian organization World Vision at the 18th Annual Crystal Vision Award breakfast during the 2018 International Builders Show in Orlando. World Vision's Partnership Award is given each year to a company within the industry that has partnered... more »