Posts Tagged ‘ South Carolina ’

CPSC Issues Recall on MI 1620 Impact Windows

Jan 13th, 2023

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall alert Thursday for products produced by MI Windows and Doors, warning that some of the company’s 1620 vinyl single-hung impact windows with window opening control devices (WOCDs) present fall and serious injury hazards. According to CPSC officials, the product’s tilt latches can cause its WOCD […]

Amended Sea Turtle Act Would Require Tinted Glass in Windows

Dec 12th, 2022

To mitigate the amount of light from residential beachfront properties, South Carolina Rep. Greg Hembree introduced several amendments to the Sea Turtle Protection Act that states beachfront homeowners should use tinted glass, filmed glass or shade screens on windows facing the ocean above the first floor of a multistory structure when practical. Hembree also seeks […]

Ian Hits Florida as Hurricane, Tropical-Storm Downgrade Not Forecast to Last

Sep 29th, 2022

Wind speeds near 150 mph were recorded when the eye of Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Ian is forecast to move into the central part of the state and beyond late Thursday, Sept. 29, and door and window operations are doing what they can to prepare for and weather the […]

South Carolina Could be Third in the Southeast to End Subminimum Wage

May 13th, 2022

Joint resolution (S.533), a bill to end subminimum wage in South Carolina, recently went to the floor of the House of Representatives following a favorable report with amendment from the Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee. South Carolina could become the third state in the Southeast, following North Carolina and Tennessee, and the fourteenth state in […]

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 […]

Colonial Pipeline Restarted as Shops Assess Damage

May 13th, 2021

The 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline began restarting its operations Wednesday evening after a ransomware attack that crippled the system for six days and led to gas shortages across the Southeast, according to CNN. Pipeline operators have cautioned that it could take time for service to return to pre-attack levels. Following the attack, for which authorities believe […]

Stock Building Supply Opens New Facility Serving Charlotte

Jul 3rd, 2014

Stock Building Supply Holdings Inc., has opened a new lumber and building materials distribution facility serving the Charlotte, North Carolina area. In Troutman, North Carolina, a full-service lumber and building materials distribution facility, design center and showroom is now open to serve growing customer demand. This facility will join the existing store in Rock Hill, […]

Masonite Opens Interior Door Production Line; Files Form 10

Aug 21st, 2013

Tampa, Fla.-based Masonite® International Corp. recently opened a 200,000 square-foot door manufacturing facility in Denmark, S.C., with a fully automated production line. With its premier automation technology, Masonite says the manufacturing facility in Denmark will help the company improve product quality and safety while distributing its interior residential door products to the southeast market faster. […]

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