Posts Tagged ‘ Doors and Skylights ’

FGIA Releases 2020/2021 Market Studies Update; Offers Adjusted Forecast of Fenestration Industry Trends

Oct 1st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released updated industry market data in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights. The report updates the reports the association released this past spring. New forecasts included in this update are based on projections of construction activity as […]

Sizing Up: Multi-Panel Doors Are Becoming a Unique Market Segment

Jun 14th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred an existing trend for integrating the indoors and outdoors using arrays of multiple glass door panels. These reap the psychological benefits and energy savings of natural light and fresh air, while still allowing closure for protection against the elements. Such multi-panel exterior door systems often feature multiple sliding, operable panels […]

EPA Releases Final Energy Star Specification

Jan 17th, 2014

After months of revisions, feedback and comments, today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final Energy Star Version 6.0 Residential Windows, Doors, and Skylights Specification. The new guidelines will take effect January 1, 2015, with the exception of the Northern Zone prescriptive and equivalent energy performance criteria for windows, which will take effect […]

EPA Announces Slight Delay for Responding to Energy Star Comments

Mar 18th, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an announcement last Thursday stating it “recognizes that it needs additional time to review and respond to the comments received on the Energy Star for Windows, Doors and Skylights Version 6.0 Draft 2 specification and revised skylight criteria.” A revised timeline is not yet available, but EPA plans […]

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