Posts Tagged ‘ WDMA ’

Cardinal, Four Seasons Respond to North Carolina Code Council’s Low-E Emergency Rule

Jul 28th, 2014

*+-The North Carolina Building Code Council recently enacted an emergency rule in the state’s residential building code that allows builders to use non-low-E glass in areas where it poses a “safety concern.” In the “Emergency Rule-Making Findings of Need” document submitted by the N.C. Building Code Council, “four documented cases of fires being caused by […]

Harvard Business Professor to Address WDMA Attendees

Jul 22nd, 2014

*+-Jeffrey Rayport, a Harvard Business School professor and best-selling author, will be speaking at the Window and Door Manufacturer Association’s (WDMA) annual executive management conference. His session entitled, “Big Data: The Analytics Revolution,” will focus on how businesses can use big data to monitor the behaviors of their customers in order to better personalize service. […]

House Proposes Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

Jul 14th, 2014

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*+-In a rare display of bipartisanship, House Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) introduced a resolution aimed at increasing buildings’ energy efficiency. According to a press release on Blackburn’s website, H.R. 5027, or the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act, will “increase transparency and cost-effectiveness in the development of model energy codes” by […]

Registration Open for WDMA Executive Management Conference

Jul 8th, 2014

*+-Senior executives can now register for Window and Door Management Association’s annual Executive Management Conference. The conference will be held Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2014 at The Charles Hotel at Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass. The event will focus on topics and trends that will shape the industry over the coming year and will […]

NAFS User Guide Now Available

Jun 19th, 2014

*+-The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have released a User Guide to the 2011 AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS). The guide is the result of a multi-year effort by the three associations. The user guide was developed as a non-mandatory, advisory document and has been […]

WDMA Releases 2014 Window & Entry Door U.S. Market Study

Jun 9th, 2014

*+-The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has released the WDMA Window and Entry Door Industry 2014 U.S. Market Study. The report is based on industry input for product shipments in 2013 and was prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company, and the Virginia Center for Housing Research (CHR) at Virginia Tech. […]

Mike Wilson to Speak at WDMA Annual Technical Conference

Jun 3rd, 2014

*+-The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced that Mike Wilson, environmental protection specialist for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics &and EPA’s Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program, has been added to the speaker line-up for the association’s upcoming Annual Technical Conference, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa., […]

WDMA Annual Technical Conference Adds Jeff Baker to Speaker List

May 30th, 2014

*+-The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced that Jeff Baker, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., has been added to the speaker line-up for the association’s upcoming Annual Technical Conference, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel from Tuesday, June 17, to Thursday, June 19, 2014. According to a statement, Baker will discuss, “Where […]

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 […]