Posts Tagged ‘ windows and doors ’

Stephen Selkowitz Honored for Green Building Research

Apr 4th, 2014

Stephen Selkowitz of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory received the 49th Award of Excellence, Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) highest honor. Selkowitz received the award in front of more than 800 industry leaders at a black-tie awards gala in New York City. He was among ENR’s 2013 Top 25 Newsmakers, who were also honored for their achievements. Selkowitz sparked [...]

Door, Window and Glazing Cos. Named Energy Star Partners of the Year

Apr 4th, 2014

Several door-, window- and glazing-related companies have been named 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Streetsboro, Ohio-based Soft-Lite Windows was recognized for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. Soft-Lite officials say the company’s innovative Energy Star achievements [...]

Simonton Windows Offers New Master Consultant Sales Training

Apr 4th, 2014

Simonton Windows announced it now offers a free Master Consultant Sales Training course designed to strengthen in-home selling skills for remodelers and contractors. “This full-day course brings valuable tools and skills to anyone conducting in-home sales presentations to consumers,” says Doug DeLuca, national trainer with Simonton. “We’ll include a variety of role-playing customer scenarios plus [...]

Power Home Remodeling Group™ Earns Angie’s List Super Service Award

Apr 4th, 2014

Power Home Remodeling Group earned recognition as a 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award winner for what the company calls its “ongoing commitment to providing customers with the highest level of service throughout each stage of the home remodeling process.” The Super Service Award is an honor given annually to the top 5 percent of [...]

WDMA Announces New Leadership Team

Apr 3rd, 2014

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced its new leadership team. At the WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., the WDMA board of directors elected Steve Donner of Weiland Sliding Doors and Windows in Oceanside, Calif., as the association’s 2014-2015 chair. Donner replaces outgoing chair Mike Salsieder of Kolbe and Kolbe Millwork [...]

MIWD Gratz Facility Receives Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence

Apr 3rd, 2014

On March 19, the employees of MI Windows and Doors (MIWD) in Gratz, Pa., were awarded the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence (GASE). The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry presented the award to the team lead by Chris Koperna, Safety Coordinator, and Mike Troutman, Corporate Safety and Environmental Manager. “It’s a great honor [...]

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.” [...]

Equipment and Software Investment Growth Forecast Upgraded to 4.2 Percent

Apr 3rd, 2014

Investment in equipment and software is expected to grow 4.2 percent in 2014, according to the second-quarter update to the 2014 Equipment Leasing and Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation. The foundation increased its 2014 equipment and software investment forecast to 4.2 percent, up from 3.1 percent growth forecast [...]

WDMA and NLBMDA Lobby Congress about Lead and Energy Rules

Apr 1st, 2014

Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders said housing is on its way to recovery.

Visits to Capitol Hill for legislation lobbying began today at the 2014 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, hosted by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA). Held in Arlington, Va., at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, attendees were briefed on lobbying basics before listening to [...]

CopyTele Subsidiary Enters into License and Settlement Agreement with MI Windows and Doors

Apr 1st, 2014

CopyTele Inc. (CTI) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp. (JCIC), has entered into a license and settlement agreement with MI Windows and Doors LLC in connection with JCIC’s patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology. This is the sixth license for the J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology and resolves the patent infringement lawsuit [...]