Posts Tagged ‘ window and door ’

MI Windows and Doors Employees Honored at MAEA Luncheon

Mar 28th, 2014

On March 11, eight team members of MI Windows and Doors (MIWD) manufacturing teams were recognized for completing the training for the management development certificate offered by the Northeast Pennsylvania (NEPA) Manufacturers and Employees Association (MAEA). A luncheon was held at the Schuylkill Country Club where employees from seven NEPA companies were represented. The courses [...]

Is a Formula an Acceptable Substitute in Place of Use Phase Results?

Mar 28th, 2014

At the recent Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Winter Meeting held in San Francisco, the idea of using a formula in place of use phase results was addressed. Jeff Haberer, director of technical services for Trulite Industries, and a developer of the formula, discussed how regression equations can be used in place of use phase results [...]

ASHRAE Joins NAHB and ICC to Develop New National Green Building Standard

Mar 27th, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), building science society ASHRAE and the International Code Council (ICC), developers of the ICC Family of Codes for the built environment, today agreed to jointly develop the 2015 edition of the ICC/ASHRAE 700 National Green Building Standard. This is the third edition of the standard and the first [...]

Chelsea Building Products Hires Stephen Kriss and Jason King

Mar 27th, 2014

Oakmont, Pa.-based Chelsea Building Products hired Stephen Kriss as a sales trainee and Jason King as business development manager for the specialty products division. As a part of Chelsea’s sales department, King will focus on increasing sales through customers and prospects by focusing on specialty building product markets as well as other fabrication distribution markets [...]

Quanex Celebrates 35 Years of Warm Edge Technology

Mar 27th, 2014

Quanex Building Products introduced its flexible, non-metal-based spacer 35 years ago to the insulating glass industry. The concept of reducing thermal conductivity at the edge seal for improved thermal performance inspired further innovations, including the introduction of Super Spacer® in 1989 and, more recently, the Dura Spacer platform, which includes Duralite®. “The last 35 years [...]

Sage Adds Distributor

Mar 27th, 2014

Sage hired Spohn Associates Inc. to promote, sell and support SageGlass® in Indiana, Kentucky and Western Ohio. Spohn was established in 1976 by Jack Spohn and is headquartered in Indianapolis. “We strive to offer our clients innovative products and services that will help them with their building needs,” says Eric Spohn, president of Spohn Associates. [...]

NFRC Board Votes on Various Items

Mar 27th, 2014

The board of directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met yesterday at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., and voted to approve several items from the Certification, Technical and Ratings Committees. The board also received an update on the organization’s Independent Verification Program (IVP), among other measures. For the Certification Committee, the board [...]

Color, Entertainment and a Large Profile Rule at Fensterbau 2014

Mar 27th, 2014

“This is the Home Depot for fabricators,” said Tom Debusschere, Deceuninck CEO, when describing fensterbau/frontale, which is being held this week in Nuremberg, Germany.  They come from countries far and wide including Poland, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Greece, Russia, Singapore, Macedonia, United States and more. One exhibitor said representatives from 47 countries would be visiting [...]

Fensterbau Opens with a Bang

Mar 27th, 2014

Check out some of the sights from fensterbau/frontale in Germany. DWM magazine is there to cover all the news from the event.

Mercer Windows Closing Doors and Seeking Buyers

Mar 26th, 2014

Citing the lingering effects of the recent recession, Mercer Industries, the Beaverton, Ore.-based manufacturer of Mercer Windows, announced that it is winding down its manufacturing operations. According to a statement issued by company officials, “Shareholders, including the Mercer family, have gone to extraordinary lengths to sustain the company during the recent economic downturn, but the [...]