Here are some door- and window-related news items you might have missed:

PGT Posts Record Sales in Second Quarter: Second-quarter profits rose and sales hit a record at PGT Innovations Inc. The North Venice, Fla., maker of impact-resistant doors and windows said Thursday that net sales were a new high of $137.38 million, an increase of $18.4 million, or 15 percent, in the period that ended July 1.

Employers Added Robust 209,000 Jobs in July: U.S. payrolls surged the second straight month in July as employers added 209,000 jobs, underscoring that hiring remains robust despite a tight labor market that’s making it tougher to find workers.

Forget the Urban Stereotype: What Millennial America Really Looks Like: Perhaps no generation has been more spoken for than millennials. In the mainstream press, they are almost universally portrayed as aspiring urbanistas, waiting to move into the nation’s dense and expensive core cities.

Report: Reforming Land Use Regulations: Arguably, land use controls have a more widespread impact on the lives of ordinary Americans than any other regulation. These controls, typically imposed by localities, make housing more expensive and restrict the growth of America’s most successful metropolitan areas.

 

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