Posts Tagged ‘ Fenestration Canada ’

FGIA Annual Conference Tackles Building, Energy Code Updates and More

Mar 11th, 2022

Numerous updates on the International Code Council (ICC) and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) were discussed during the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Annual Conference held last week. Addressed were proposals regarding window fall prevention, screening, thermal bridging and more. International Code Council Group B Jennifer Hatfield, FGIA code consultant and managing member […]

H.B. Fuller’s Lena Chernyak Received Fenestration Canada Award

Nov 2nd, 2021

Lena Chernyak, who joined H.B. Fuller in 1979 after moving to Canada from Russia, has served in a technical capacity supporting the window industry for four decades. Her involvement in the industry has earned her the Industry Pioneer award from Fenestration Canada, which “honors those who have helped to shape the window and door industry […]

Fenestration Canada Doubles Down on Technical Directors

Mar 2nd, 2021

Fenestration Canada announced the hiring of Terry Adamson as a full-time technical director. Adamson joins existing technical director Al Jaugelis, who joined the association in February 2020. After launching the online platform Marketplace by WinDoor to temporarily replace its annual trade show, officials said its new, two-person department will make it possible to produce additional […]

WinDoor Opens on Topic of Government Assistance Amid Worsening Pandemic

Nov 17th, 2020

Fenestration Canada’s Marketplace by WinDoor opened this week and with COVID-19 worsening across the U.S. and Canada, the event wasted no time in getting to topics about battening down financial hatches. In a brief opening session, executive director Stephane Labelle welcomed attendees to the online event—urging them to participate in its virtual trade show and […]

Fenestration Canada Announces Regional Week

Jul 31st, 2020

In an effort to meet the specific needs of Canadian door and window companies, Fenestration Canada announced Regional Week today, which is sponsored by VEKA, and will be held online September 28 through October 2. Stephane Labelle, executive director, explained in a live announcement that each region will have a specific day of education directed […]

Lean Manufacturing—It’s Much More Than You Think

Jul 6th, 2020

When members of Fenestration Canada met in early June as part of its virtual spring meeting (moved to virtual due to COVID-19), they were able to attend an informative presentation on lean manufacturing—a concept that’s been around for years, but might go much deeper than you think. It could also save your company time and […]

Industry Coalesces Through Virtual Gatherings

Jun 11th, 2020

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was undeterred this week by social distancing and coronavirus, instead proceeding with its 2020 Technical and Manufacturing Conference through a virtual format. After opening Tuesday with a session on market expectations, the event reminded attendees that while balancing COVID-19 with day-to-day operations, there’s still progress to be made […]

Energy-Efficient Topics Discussed at Length During Virtual Meeting

Jun 5th, 2020

Fenestration Canada held its spring meeting virtually this week—just one of many events being canceled this year and moving online due to COVID-19. Though it was not an in-person meeting as planned, attendees were still treated to a variety of educational seminars—and even a trivia night and supplier showcase. The event’s seminars educated individuals on […]

Safe Install Guidelines – Precaution Measure During the Pandemic

May 21st, 2020

As installations begin resuming during COVID-19 many will have to interact with customers, so Fenestration Canada put together guidelines centering on the precautions measures to consider in the next few months. Members and non-members, are free to use and share the document, according to Fenestration Canada. To view the document, click here.

Fenestration Canada Brings Companies up to Speed on Relief Programs

Apr 13th, 2020

Fenestration Canada hosted a webinar last week, aiming to assist members in navigating economic relief measures amid the effects of the coronavirus. Bonny Koabel, of AKR Consulting, provided a detailed overview for what door and window companies should expect from programs implemented by the municipal government, including how they can be used to reduce economic […]

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