Posts Tagged ‘ manufacturers ’

The Manufacturer’s Case for Thin Triples

Oct 10th, 2022

The latest cover of Door & Window Market ([DWM]) magazine didn’t mince words regarding ENERGY STAR 7.0: “It’s go time.” The new criteria for the prestigious EPA label will hit in just about a year, and the significant changes for U-factors and solar heat gain coefficients (SHGCs) will be driving manufacturers to make major alterations […]

Manufacturers Weigh In On Why Windows Matter

May 16th, 2022

The Why Windows Matter campaign sees involvement from numerous organizations such as the National Fenestration Rating Council, the Efficient Windows Collaborative, the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Partnership for Advanced Window Solutions (PAWS). Manufacturers are on board, too, and are spreading the message that from financial and health perspectives, windows matter. Unlike in decades […]

Last Chance to Submit Applications to IECC Development Committees

Apr 23rd, 2021

The application submission period for the 2024 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Development Committees will close tonight, Friday, April 23 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Under the Code Council’s new framework, Leading the Way to Energy Efficiency: A Path Forward on Energy and Sustainability to Confront a Changing Climate, the IECC will be developed by the […]

NFRC Looks to Fill Additional Seat on ANS Committee for Fenestration Issues

Mar 25th, 2021

Due to the interest the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) received earlier this year for seats on its American National Standards (ANS) Committee, the organization is opening an additional general interest user position on the committee. As an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer (ASD), NFRC’s ANS Committee oversees any changes to its […]

20/20 Vision: Manufacturers and Dealers Have Positive Outlooks on New Year

Nov 19th, 2019

The U.S. fenestration market collectively remains optimistic as the New Year approaches, according to [DWM]’s sneak peek into the 2020 Door and Window Industry Outlook. The report, produced by [DWM]’s parent company, Key Media & Research (KMR), takes a detailed look into the state of the industry and the year ahead. According to the Industry […]

Energy Efficiency Gains Support but Issues of Affordability Still Remain

Oct 22nd, 2019

The trend toward energy efficiency continues to sweep the country as represented by the growth over the past year of energy-efficient (EE) jobs by 3.4%, almost half of America’s entire job growth rate, according to a report by E2. And the construction industry is the sector leading the pack. “Green builders” account for more than […]

Manufacturers’ EPA Challenge to be Heard Before Supreme Court

Oct 17th, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced it will accept the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and other associations’ petition challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulation of greenhouse gases, according to a release from the Glass Association of North America (GANA), which is a part of the coalition challenging the EPA regulations. NAM president and […]

BHMA to Hold October Meeting in Florida

Oct 15th, 2013

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) will hold its annual membership meeting on October 22-24 in Palm Coast, Fla., at Hammock Beach Resort. The meeting will prioritize 2014 initiatives, including the launch of BHMA’s residential standards program, and members will assess the progress of the ongoing work of the industry’s strategic and technical teams. “Leading […]

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