Attend Fenestration Day™ and Visit Glass Expo Midwest™ in Same Trip

Sep 23rd, 2013

Free admission to the Glass Expo Midwest™ (GEMS) trade show floor is just one more reason for door and window manufacturers and dealers to make plans now to attend Fenestration Day™. Fenestration Day is being held October 31 at The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Ill. Concurrent with the door and window event [...]

GANA Tackles Glass Issues in Recent Meeting

Sep 23rd, 2013

The Glass Association of North America (GANA) wrapped up its fall conference last Friday which included a variety of discussions surrounding glass products. Within the technical committee, chaired by Mike Rupert of PPG Industries, the group had a number of documents to discuss. These included the efforts of a task group chaired by Jeff Nixon [...]

Win-door Event Registration is Open

Sep 20th, 2013


Registration for Win-door North America, which will be held November 12-14 in Toronto, is now open. The event, sponsored by Fenestration Canada, offers exhibitions and seminars targeted at those in the door and window industry. Planned seminars include door pre-hanger compliance update, Ontario Green Energy Act requirements, design considerations for multiple cavity glass units (IGMA), [...]

Screenco is Latest Sponsor of Fenestration Day™

Sep 19th, 2013

Screenco has signed on as a sponsor for the fourth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine. The event will take place October 31, 2013, in Schaumburg, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint educational sessions as well as individual sessions tailored to those groups. [...]

Conference Attendees Learn to Build a Better Building

Sep 18th, 2013

“The trouble with energy efficiency is its boring. It’s just not sexy.” It was a sentiment shared by Chris Mathis of Mathis Consulting in Asheville, N.C., during the Energy Symposium portion of the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) Fall Conference underway at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, N.C. Mathis was one of three presenters [...]

Manufacturers Go Shopping

Sep 17th, 2013

When speaking to door and window manufacturers at the GlassBuild America show last week, DWM editor Tara Taffera asked them what they were looking for at the show, whether it be new machines, hardware or components. Whatever the product, there is no doubt companies were window shopping. “We are looking for new ideas, what’s new [...]

Fenestration Day Pre-Registration Deadline Approaching

Sep 16th, 2013

The deadline for pre-registration for Fenestration Day, an educational event for window manufacturers, dealers and distributors ends October 25. The event is sponsored by DWM magazine. On Thursday, October 31, door, window and other fenestration industry leaders will come together in Schaumburg, Ill., for one full day to learn more about the door and window [...]

Residential Construction and Remodeling Expo to Launch in 2014

Aug 12th, 2013

NürnbergMesse North America announced the launch of a new trade fair: The Residential Construction and Remodeling Expo to be held October 7-9, 2014 in Atlanta. This trade show will serve the horizontal product offerings of suppliers wanting to reach home builders, architects, designers and remodelers on the east coast of the U.S., according to show [...]

IGMA Summer Conference Continues in Nova Scotia

Aug 9th, 2013


The Technical Services Committee was the focus of Thursday’s second day of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2013 Summer Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, says spokesman Brian Pitman. A discussion was held on various activities of the subcommittees, as well as updates from other organizations and on building codes and standards in the industry. [...]

IGMA Summer Conference Under Way in Nova Scotia

Aug 8th, 2013

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) kicked off its 2013 Summer Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on Wednesday. The large gathering of many of the top minds from the insulating glass (IG) industry began the three-day event by discussing current active projects, says Tracy Rogers, the director of industry relations and advanced technology for [...]