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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. 

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. 

Strong Attendance at 2020 Builders' Show Reflects Industry Optimism

Nearly 65,000 home building professionals from around the world attended the National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 21-23.

Live from IBS 2020

More than 1,400 manufacturers and suppliers are occupying 600,000 net square feet of exhibit space this week at the NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. Editor-in-chief Emily Thompson is live on scene, exploring the show floor and uncovering the latest products in the fenestration…