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Registration Opens for FGIA 2021 Virtual Western Region Summit

July 23, 2021

Registration is now open for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance's FGIA 2021 Virtual Western Region Summit to be held Aug. 24.

Registration Opens for FGIA 2021 Virtual Western Region Summit

Winco Window Co. Introduces Thermally Advanced Window Series

July 22, 2021

Winco Window Company has introduced the 8325 series, a thermally advanced window series.

Winco Window Co. Introduces Thermally Advanced Window Series

NGA Plans New, Reimagined Industry Pavilion for GlassBuild 2021

July 22, 2021

The Industry Pavilion will showcase resources from leading associations, organizations and stakeholders spanning all avenues of the glass, fenestration and construction industries on the brand new GlassBuildTV platform. 

NGA Plans New, Reimagined Industry Pavilion for GlassBuild 2021

WDMA Supports New Canadian Formaldehyde Regulations

July 22, 2021

While a thorough review of the annexed regulations is under way by WDMA staff and members of the WDMA National Architectural Door Council, the cursory review of the Rule appears to have satisfied most of the concerns raised by WDMA.

Bill Shipman Celebrates 35 Years at Roto Frank of America

July 21, 2021

Bill Shipman, Roto Frank of America’s product manager of European products, recently celebrated his 35th anniversary at RFA. 

Bill Shipman Celebrates 35 Years at Roto Frank of America

Housing Starts Increase in June but Concern Grows Over Weakening Permit Numbers

July 20, 2021

Overall housing starts increased 6.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Despite the increase in housing production, there is concern over weakening permit numbers for both the single-family and multifamily markets.

Housing Starts Increase in June but Concern Grows Over Weakening Permit Numbers

NAHB Responds to White House Material Supply Chain Meeting

July 19, 2021

Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders, issued the following statement upon the conclusion of last week's White House meeting to discuss home building material supply chain issues.

NAHB Responds to White House Material Supply Chain Meeting

FGIA Promotes Kathy Krafka Harkema to US Technical Operations Director

July 19, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance restructured several staff positions at the association. This restructure includes the promotion of Kathy Krafka Harkema from U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager to the newly created position of U.S. technical operations director as of Aug. 1.

FGIA Promotes Kathy Krafka Harkema to US Technical Operations Director

Builder Confidence Edges Lower as Material Challenges Persist

July 19, 2021

Strong buyer demand helped to offset supply-side challenges relating to building materials, regulation and labor as builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes inched down one point to 80 in July, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. 

Builder Confidence Edges Lower as Material Challenges Persist

EPA Releases Proposed Energy Star Version 7.0 Specification

July 19, 2021

Last week EPA released its Energy Star Version 7.0 Residential Window, Door, and Skylight Draft 1 Specification for public review and comment. Comments are due Aug. 20, 2021.

EPA Releases Proposed Energy Star Version 7.0 Specification