Sunrise Windows Joins WDMA
[Washington, DC 12/9/2013] - WDMA announced this morning that the Sunrise Window company is the association's newest member. Sunrise Windows is a leading manufacturer of premium, custom replacement windows, sliding doors, and interior wood trim. Sunrise products are sold to consumers through specialty window dealers and home improvement contractors. Click here for more details.
WDMA Webinar: 2014 Commercial/Multifamily Building Forecast
[Washington, DC 12/5/2013] - Join Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), for this exclusive WDMA webinar on Thursday December 12, as he reviews the current economic factors impacting the commercial, institutional and multifamily markets. What are the current economic fundamentals of the market and the strengths and weaknesses of these segments? Will we see improvement, decline or flat markets in 2014? Click here for more details. To quickly register, click here.
Screenco Manufacturing Joins WDMA
[Washington, DC 12/4/2013] - WDMA announced today that Screenco Manufacturing is the newest member of the association. Screenco Manufacturing Limited is Canada's leading manufacturer of high quality rollform and screen products, with a reputation for providing customers with great service and outstanding reliability. Click here for more details.
WDMA Architectural Wood Door Standards Approved as American National Standards
[Washington, DC 11/4/2013] - Two of WDMA's Total Product Performance™ standards for interior architectural wood doors have been approved as American National Standards. ANSI/WDMA I.S.1A-13, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Flush Doors, and ANSI/WDMA I.S.6A-13, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Doors have received their recognition from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Standards Review. Click here for more details.
WDMA Commends GSA's Decision on Green Building Certification Systems
[Washington, DC 10/29/2013] - WDMA commends the decision by the General Services Administration to formally recommend to the Department of Energy that federal buildings use the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes 2010 or U.S. Green Building Council's LEED 2009 as the certification systems for construction and renovation. Currently, LEED is the only green building standard used for federal buildings. Click here for more details.
WDMA Scores Key Wins Over Seven Days of ICC Code Hearings
[Washington, DC 10/11/2013] WDMA secured final approval of its key proposed amendments to the 2015 editions of the International Residential Code, International Energy Conservation Code, and International Existing Building Code during seven days of final code hearings conducted by the International Code Council (ICC) that concluded this week in Atlantic City, N.J. The following press release highlights our four major achievements that will greatly benefit manufacturers and their customers. Click here for more details.
Industry Executives Gather to Discuss the Key Issues Impacting the Window, Door and Skylight Industry
[Cambridge, MA 10/3/2013] Industry CEOs and senior executives gathered for the WDMA Executive Management Conference this week in Cambridge, MA. This unique event in the window, door, and skylight industry focused on topics and trends which will shape the industry over the coming year. The forum allowed executives to discuss and explore issues that will be driving the industry. Click here for more details.
EPA Ignores Consumer Concerns and Industry Objections in Final ENERGY STAR Draft Proposal
[Washington D.C.] - The ENERGY STAR Program marked a sharp departure from its past practice of collaborating with industry partners to balance consumer accessibility against the need to raise efficiency standards over time with the final draft of Version 6.0 program requirements for residential windows, doors, and skylights, released today. Click here for more details.
Hanley Wood Announces Groundbreaking Research Alliance with the Window and Door Manufacturers Association[Washington, D.C.] - Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the construction industry, announced today the formation of a strategic research partnership with the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Click here for more details.