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CGI Windows & Doors Launches Statewide Florida Heroes Contest

April 6, 2021

CGI Windows & Doors, part of the PGT Innovations family of brands, is expanding its “CGI Heroes: Celebrating Strength” initiative into a statewide contest to recognize heroes across Florida who go above and beyond to help others.

CGI Windows & Doors Launches Statewide Florida Heroes Contest

Interest in New Homes Increases Among First-Time Buyers

April 2, 2021

As the housing industry celebrates New Homes Month in April, recent data from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, reveals that first-time home buyers account for almost half (43 percent) of the new home market in 2021, up from 32 percent in 2018.

Nominate a Frontline Worker for a Free Door Through Palmer-Donavin Contest

April 2, 2021

Palmer-Donavin opened its PD Cares Contest for a second year. Participants are invited to enter to reward a frontline worker with a new Therma-Tru entryway.

Nominate a Frontline Worker for a Free Door Through Palmer-Donavin Contest

NAHB Commends Biden's Infrastructure Plan

April 1, 2021

President Joe Biden unveiled a comprehensive $2 trillion infrastructure plan in late March that would address roads, bridges and address climate change, racial inequities raising corporate taxes and more.

Pella Implements Software to Automate Order Distribution, Management

April 1, 2021

Cilio Technologies LLC, a developer of order management and field service software for home improvement manufacturers, retailers, and installers, will work with Pella Corp. to enhance visibility, clarity and accuracy of customer orders and project status.

Glo European Windows Expands Dealer Network

March 31, 2021

“We are excited about our expansion and adding a strong team of professionals,” says vice president, Mark Wells. “Our dealer expansion is focused at serving a wider region of clientele who have shown strong interest in our high-performance windows and doors.” 

Contractor Index Shows Increasing Optimism

March 30, 2021

The Farnsworth Group's Q1 - 2021 Farnsworth Contractor Index shows increasing optimism across the board, though not yet to pre-pandemic levels.

Construction Supply Chain Struggles Could Worsen Following Suez Canal Blockage

March 30, 2021

The U.S. construction industry will likely feel ripple effects of the blockage of the Suez Canal, adding to a series of ongoing supply chain and material acquisition concerns.

Construction Supply Chain Struggles Could Worsen Following Suez Canal Blockage

FGIA Updates Specification for Sliding Door, Lift and Slide Roller Assemblies

March 30, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance released an updated version of a document pertaining to roller assemblies, with or without height adjustment features, for use in sliding doors and lift and slide doors. AAMA 906-21, "Specification for Sliding Door and Lift and Slide Roller Assemblies," was last updated in 2018.

FGIA Updates Specification for Sliding Door, Lift and Slide Roller Assemblies