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OSHA Announces National Emphasis Program on COVID-19 Safety

March 16, 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched a new National Emphasis Program (NEP) on COVID-19 worker safety, which will focus on increasing OSHA inspections and enforcement efforts at high-contact worksites.

OSHA Announces National Emphasis Program on COVID-19 Safety

NAHB Launches IBSx Education & Exhibitor Showcase

March 16, 2021

Following the cancellation of the IBSx Virtual Experience, NAHB has launched the IBSx Education & Exhibitor Showcase at BuildersShow.com.

NAHB Launches IBSx Education & Exhibitor Showcase

Fensterbau Frontale 2022 Has 480 Registered Exhibitors

March 16, 2021

With a year to go, Fensterbau Frontale has registrations from 480 exhibitors from 33 countries. Bookings already account for more than 50,000 square meters, or 80 percent of the available net stand space in the 11 exhibition halls.

Fensterbau Frontale 2022 Has 480 Registered Exhibitors

Quanex Building Products Hires Cristina Murray as Director of Marketing, North America

March 16, 2021

Quanex Building Products has named Cristina Murray its new North American Director of Marketing. 

Quanex Building Products Hires Cristina Murray as Director of Marketing, North America

Builder Sentiment Falls Amid Higher Material Costs, Interest Rates

March 16, 2021

Despite high buyer traffic and strong demand, builder sentiment fell in March as rising lumber and other material prices pushed builder confidence lower.

Builder Sentiment Falls Amid Higher Material Costs, Interest Rates

NAHB Forms Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force

March 15, 2021

The National Association of Home Builders formed a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force to review and establish best practices for developing and sustaining policies designed to enhance a diverse and inclusive membership that is representative and reflective of all communities that seek the American Dream of homeownership.

Fenestration Canada 2021 Spring Conference to Be Held Online; WinDoor Plans Hybrid Event in November

March 15, 2021

Fenestration Canada will hold its 2021 Spring Conference Online on May 18-20 in the Marketplace and is also planning a hybrid event for WinDoor this year, with in-person events and an online presence Nov. 16-18 in Toronto and in the Marketplace.

AERC Certifies Commercial Secondary Window Systems

March 15, 2021

The Attachments Energy Rating Council certified six new commercial secondary window systems: four interior storm window products from Larson Manufacturing, two interior and two exterior products from Quanta, and two window insert products from Indow Windows. 

President Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill

March 12, 2021

President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, into law on Thursday, March 11.

U.S. Remodeler Index Signals a 10 Percent Market Surge in 2021

March 11, 2021

A new index of residential remodeling activity, the U.S. Remodeler Index, offers key insights from a surging remodeling and home improvement market, spurred in part by the COVID-19 pandemic