WDMA Announces Two New Speakers for Annual Technical Conference

May 20th, 2014

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced two new speakers and sessions for its Annual Technical Conference, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel from Tuesday, June 17, to Thursday, June 19, 2014. One of the new sessions, “Understanding ASCE 7-10 Wind Design for Building Code Compliance & Using the [...]

Dan Johnson to Speak at WDMA Annual Technical Conference

May 13th, 2014

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced Dan Johnson, director of regional operations of the St. Paul, Minn., laboratory of Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI)/Intertek, as a speaker at its annual technical conference. Johnson has more than 20 years of experience in fenestration testing and has provided testing and consultation services for product evaluation including [...]

Speakers Announced for NWDA Summer Meeting

May 12th, 2014

The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) announced the final speaker agenda for its summer meeting to be held at Caesars in Atlantic City, N.J. June 2-3. The lineup of six industry experts will be addressing critical fenestration manufacturing issues including future forecasts, logistics, codes, websites, field testing, contracts, collections and legal best practices.  The [...]

Win-door Attendees: Beware of Hotel Scam

May 8th, 2014

Organizers of Win-door 2014, to be held November 18-20 in Toronto, cautions attendees to be aware of emails regarding hotel availability that originate from reservations@globalhousingcorp.net. “This is a scam,” says show organizer Patrick Shield. “Our hotels deal direct only.”

AAMA Announces Keynote Speaker and New Phone App for Summer Conference

Apr 24th, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced Dr. Elizabeth Watson will serve as keynote speaker for the associations’ Summer Conference, to be held in downtown Indianapolis, June 1-4. Watson will address the future of ADA principles and design. Additionally, AAMA will be introducing a new app, offering several optional events for attendees and announcing this year’s scholarship winners. In her presentation, [...]

WDMA Annual Technical Conference June 17-19, 2014 in Pittsburgh

Apr 21st, 2014

The Window and Door Manufacturers Alliance (WDMA) announced that the president of the Green Building Initiative, Jerry Yudelson, will speak at the 2014 WDMA Technical Conference. Yudelson was named head of the Green Building Initiative in January. He is a LEED Fellow, GSA National Peer Professional and the author of 13 books about green buildings, water [...]

Registration Open for AAMA National Summer Conference

Apr 18th, 2014

Registration is now available for the AAMA National Summer Conference. The event will be held June 1-4, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis in Indianapolis. Anyone interested may register by Wednesday, May 14 to receive the discounted early bird rate of $875. Download the registration form here. Additionally, May 14 is the deadline for hotel reservations and registration fee [...]

Guangzhou Shading Window-Door Expo Dates Set

Apr 15th, 2014

The 2014 Guangzhou Shading Window-Door Expo will be held in Guangdong, China, July 8-11, 2014. According to a statement from event management, more than 200 enterprises from China and other countries will participate in the expo. These exhibitors will showcase potential products for building shading, electric doors and windows, access control systems, door and window [...]

Fenestration Canada to Hold Annual Meeting in Winnipeg

Apr 3rd, 2014

The Fenestration Canada annual meeting will be held June 12-14 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. According to event organizers, the program will feature several informative and relevant business sessions as well as important technical updates. Sessions will focus on an array of topics, including “Building Code Case Studies” and “Commercial Energy Codes and How They Impact Manufacturers.” [...]

NWDA Members Discuss Industry Challenges at Winter Meeting

Jan 28th, 2014

Glass, it seems is the biggest problem door and window manufacturers in the Northeast have. Not glass per se, of course, but the rising cost of glass and its transportation. The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) begin its meeting at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Conn., this morning with a roundtable about [...]