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National Glass Association Announces Cancellation of GlassBuild America 2020

The in-person event will return to Atlanta in 2021; NGA will host GlassBuild Connect: The Glass &  Fenestration Online Experience – to take place the entire month of September. 

2021 International Builders' Show Transitions to All-Virtual Event

Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders and National Kitchen & Bath Association announced that the 8th annual Design & Construction Week, including NAHB's International Builders' Show…

GlassBuild Connect | September is for Solutions

1 month of glass & glazing industry-focused programming | 22 days of content targeting all glazing & fenestration industry segments | 5 daily content themes | 330+ companies displaying products and solutions

GlassBuild Connect Delivers Premium Content Throughout September

The free online experience offers residential fenestration manufacturers a way to engage with exhibitors, their products, and a host of educational content prepared by industry experts. 

A Year Without GlassBuild America 

I joined the NGA and Window + Door staff in September of 2014. My second day at my new job entailed watching GlassBuild America in Las Vegas come to life. I was coming in with more than a decade of trade shows under my belt, which gave me the experience to confidently step on the show floor, even…

Passive House and Performance-based Building Codes

Passive House is all about energy modeling and meeting comfort, air quality and hygiene requirements. Rather than using a prescriptive approach to get to the end goal, Passive House requires the finished building meets certain standards.

WDMA Hosts Free Webinar: The Changing Environment for the Housing & Remodeling Market

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association will host a free webinar this Friday, April 10th at 3 p.m. ET.

Fensterbau Frontale Reschedules for June

NürnbergMesse scheduled new dates for Fensterbau Frontale and Holz-Handwerk 2020. The event will take place Tuesday, June 16, through Friday, June 19. 

Fensterbau Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns

NürnbergMesse postponed Fensterbau Frontale and Holz-Handwerk. The exhibition duo will not take place as planned from March 18-21, 2020, in Nuremberg. The reason for the postponement is the increased spread of the coronavirus and corresponding feedback from customers and industry representatives.

Three big themes from the Builders’ Show

I was one of the approximately 90,000 attendees to descend on the Las Vegas convention center last week for the International Builders’ Show at Design and Construction Week. Here are my three big takeaways from IBS 2020.