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Register Today for the 2016 WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference

Just Announced for the 2016 WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference:

Key Insights and Analysis of the Housing & Manufacturing Agendas with Top NAHB & NAM Advocacy Professionals! 


For the first time, WDMA Legislative Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear from top lobbyists from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) as they share their perspective on their industry agendas in Washington, what's in store for the remainder of the year and the impact of the upcoming elections on the housing and manufacturing sectors. Read more.

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EPA Releases New Rule Simplifying Lead-Paint Training Recertification

WDMA Sought Greater Use of Online Training Options  

[Washington, DC- 2/12/16] - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a change to the refresher training for renovators currently required under the Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP).  Specifically, EPA will allow renovators to take a refresher course without mandatory "hands-on" training, such as online courses, once every other recertification instead of every time.  This action comes after a direct advocacy effort by WDMA and others, which included meetings with EPA and the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to provide industry knowledge and recommendations. Read more.

WDMA ACTION ALERT: Tell Your Senators to Support Key Industry Amendments to Comprehensive Energy Legislation

Support Achievable Building Energy Codes and FHA Mortgage Guidelines Recognizing Energy Efficiency

The U.S. Senate could vote on key amendments at any time to the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 (S. 2012).  WDMA is seeking inclusion of two amendments that are of importance to the industry. The first is an amendment that clearly defines the Department of Energy's (DOE) role in model energy code development and guarantees that certain products and technologies are not given preferential treatment.  The second is an amendment to ensure more accurate mortgage underwriting for energy-efficient home features by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Read more.
 

WDMA Releases 2016 National Policy Agenda for the Window, Door, and Skylight Industry 

[Washington, DC- 2/2/16] - The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released today a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2016, which outlines top policy priorities for the window, door, and skylight industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the vital U.S. manufacturing sector. Read more.

Crystal Finishing Systems Joins WDMA

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is excited to announce Crystal Finishing Systems as the newest member of the association. "Our company has been serving the Window and Door Industry since 1993. During that time we have built several long term relationships with members of the WDMA. We look forward to supporting and learning how WDMA and its members work together to make this industry continue to grow and move forward," said President Mark Matthiae. Read more.

 

Discover Why WDMA Hallmark Certification is Right for You

For more than 40 years, the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program has been the one product certification that provides dealers, builders, architects and code officials with the promise of Total Product PerformanceTM. Learn why you should certify your products and the advantages of using WDMA Hallmark Certified products.

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Calendar

4/18/2016 » 4/20/2016
2016 Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference (Members Only)

5/4/2016
National Architectural Door Conference

6/28/2016 » 6/30/2016
2016 Technical & Manufacturing Conference

3/27/2017 » 3/29/2017
2017 Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference