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WDMA Members Take to Capitol Hill

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The EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (LRRP) continues to take center stage, when it comes to industry lobbying efforts. Specifically, the industry wants to make sure that the rule, which affects homes built before 1978, is not expanded … Continue reading

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AAMA/WDMA Report Predicts 6-Percent Increase for Nonresidential Glazing Market in 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the December update to the “AAMA/WDMA 2012/2013 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast.” According to the report, nonresidential construction activity has experienced slow growth, although … Continue reading

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AGC Chief Economist Urges Caution as Construction Industry Slowly Improves

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Slowly, but surely, but hardly where it needs to be yet. That was the gist of Ken Simonson’s outlook on what’s ahead in 2014 and beyond for the commercial/multifamily building markets. Speaking during Thursday’s hour-long webinar sponsored by the Window … Continue reading

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AAMA and WDMA Release Updated Review and Forecast Prediction

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the August update to the AAMA/WDMA 2012/2013 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. This report delivers information on door, window and skylight market trends and product relationships. … Continue reading

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Glass Door Proposal Moves Forward at ICC Hearings

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A proposal that will adapt the International Energy Conservation Code’s (IECC) commercial portion to note that doors with more than 50-percent glass area “shall meet the provisions of Section C402.3.3 for vertical fenestration” was passed this week during the International … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Proposal Regarding Dynamic Glazing in Residential Applications

The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continue this week in Dallas, and today the committee approved a proposal regarding dynamic glazing. Proposal CE161, part 2, introduced by Dr. Helen Sanders, Sage Electrochromics, proposed that the International Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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ICC Approves Industry-Related Code Proposals as Hearings Kick Off

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The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings got underway yesterday in Dallas, and a number of industry-related code proposals have already been approved. Among these, EB37-13, proposed by John Williams, chair of the ICC’s ad hoc committee on healthcare … Continue reading

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AAMA and WDMA Release 2012/2013 Industry Review and Forecast

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the “AAMA/WDMA 2012/2013 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast.” The report provides information on the door, window and skylight market trends and product … Continue reading

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AAMA Tackles Complex Issues During Annual Meeting

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When members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) kicked off the group’s annual meeting this morning in Tucson, Ariz., the association continued its work on some tough subjects including life cycle analysis (LCA) and condensation resistance. Association Highlights But … Continue reading

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AAMA, WDMA Release Industry Review and Forecast

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the December 2012 update to the 2011/2012 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. According to the report, in 2012, nonresidential construction activity experienced … Continue reading

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