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Make Work Cool Again

Although the skilled labor shortage is a long-discussed topic, it’s a conversation happening with renewed vigor, particularly as companies are experiencing record-high business and feeling the labor shortage more acutely as they struggle to keep up with demand.

Market Like You Mean It

Marketing is more than posting to Facebook once a week and doing some ads here and there. Marketing is every single way that you present your product and your business. So here's a checklist to get you started.

The Importance of Supply Chain Technology

The pandemic has increased the risk for every business with many experiencing shocks in both supply and demand. As factories continue operating through the pandemic and beyond, how will businesses navigate these wider risks, specifically with an eye toward supply chain resilience?

Leadership Means Having Strong Soft Skills, Too

In the FGIA Education Department, we talk about the labor shortage and continuing education all the time. But another integral facet of education that doesn’t always get as many headlines is the importance of leadership skills.

By Kaydeen Laird | March 23, 2021

High-performing Windows and the Energy-efficient Home

The interactive Window Selection Tool is a way for manufacturers to list their products and reach energy savings-savvy consumers.

3 Tactics to Contend with Lengthy Lead Times

Getting quality products into our customers’ hands in a timely manner is our responsibility, and we need to be doing whatever’s in our power to do it.

An Optimistic Outlook for a Busy Industry

Last week’s FGIA Virtual Annual Conference was packed with information for the fenestration and glazing industries, and covered everything from economics to safety to design to codes and regulations, and more. Read on for some of the key residential takeaways from the event.

Upskilling: Training During a Pandemic

As a small business, how do you improve your services and better your skills/knowledge? You can employ a strategy called upskilling.

Launching LEAFF

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s Linear Energy Analysis for Fenestration (LEAFF) new simulation methodology aims to reduce the amount of time required to conduct simulation testing, streamline the certification process and empower manufacturers to advance the continuous improvement of fenestration products.

By Scott Hanlon | February 09, 2021

3 Ways to Leverage YouTube for Your Business

Video lets you easily illustrate and bring to life the before-and-after transformation in a home when you install new doors and/or windows. YouTube can be the perfect place to promote that transformation to your target audience.