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Current Issue: January/February 2020

Navigating Installation Variables, Part 1

No matter how stringent the building code or the underlying performance standard, proper installation is the ultimate key to performance quality of fenestration products.

A Matter of Privacy

Privacy of consumer data is a legal issue that will affect the fenestration industry into 2020 and beyond. No less than 27 states are in the process of writing or enacting their own privacy statutes. The various approaches to consumer protection…

2020 IBS Product Preview

Exhibiting at IBS? Please tell us about the products you'll be showcasing. Products will be published on WindowandDoor.com and in W+D Weekly. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, Jan. 9.

Futuristic Fenestration

Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality could reach $160 billion by 2023—more than nine times the $16.8 billion figure forecast for 2019, according to a study by the International Data Corporation. Fenestration is exploring these…

2020 Benchmarking Report

The Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to share highlights from the second annual Benchmarking Report.  Following are five key takeaways from this year’s report.

Ringing in the New

Happy New Year, Window + Door readers. We’re ringing in the new decade with an all-new WindowandDoor.com, a project we’ve been working on throughout 2019.

Maximizing Investments

By now, many fenestration manufacturers have invested in some form of automated production technology with the hopes of creating efficiencies, boosting profits and enhancing quality. However, incorporating robotics doesn’t automatically elevate a…

Insights on Hiring

 

Since Window + Door began covering the post-Recession labor shortage in 2014, a similar theme has been clear throughout: the process of recruiting and retaining employees is constant and ever-changing. Every aspect of the process—from…

Navigating Installation Variables, Part 2

Last month, we began this column mini-series on installation by describing the two most common wall types with respect to the configuration of their water resistive barrier—surface barrier and membrane/drainage systems—and introduced the two…