Register for the 2015 WDMA Executive Management Conference
Come join WDMA for its Annual Executive Management Conference for industry CEOs and Senior Executives! This unique event in the window, door, and skylight industry will focus on topics and trends which will shape the industry over the coming year and will provide executives with a forum to discuss and explore issues that will be driving the industry. We hope that you will join us for this exciting event. For a complete listing of the schedule of events, program highlights, and to take advantage of the early bird registration rate, click here.
WDMA Alert: Window Product Category Rules Now Available
The first edition of the Window Product Category Rules (Window PCR) for use by the window and skylight industry to develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) has now been published. The Window PCR covers both vertical windows and skylights. It does not cover sliding or side-hinged entry doors or tubular daylighting devices.
The Window PCR has been developed under a joint industry effort by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), and the Glass Association of North America (GANA), together with the Institute for Environmental Research & Education (IERE). Read More
Soft Tech Group Joins WDMA
[Washington, DC - 8/31/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced
today that the Soft Tech Group is the newest member of the association. Soft
Tech Group develops and supports leading applications that drive
operations of the next generation of fenestrations businesses. From
their start in New Zealand in the 1980's, Soft Tech has grown to have
offices on five continents working closely with extruders, fabricators
and assemblers, dealers and component suppliers. Read more.
Fenster Components Joins WDMA
DC - 8/25/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced
today that Fenster Components is the newest member of the association. "Fenster
Components is proud to be a member of WDMA, and we look forward to the
opportunities the organization may afford us. We are excited to build
new relationships with our fellow members as an ally and supporter of
their organizations. We hope our industry perspective and commitment to
excellence will build a lasting reputation in the industry and with our
peers," said Ryan Schwartz, Fenster owner and president. Read more.
WDMA Applauds Senate Introduction of EPA Lead Rule Reform Legislation
[Washington DC-8/6/2015] - The Window and Door Manufacturers
Association (WDMA) applauds the introduction of legislation today in the
U.S. Senate that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's
(EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule to reduce the
burden the rule has placed on the home retrofit market while protecting
pregnant women and small children from lead hazards. The "Lead Exposure
Reduction Amendments Act of 2015" (S. 1987) was introduced by Sen. Jim
Inhofe (R-OK) and 2 original cosponsors. Sen. Inhofe is the Chair of the
Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, which has jurisdiction
over this issue. This bill is a companion piece of legislation to H.R.
2328, introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Kevin Cramer
(R-ND) earlier this year. Read more.
WDMA Study Forecasts Residential Window Growth Through 2016
[Chicago- 7/30/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association's (WDMA) recently released Window and Entry Door 2015 U.S. Market Study shows continued growth for the residential window market through 2016. The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts overall residential window market growth of 6.2% for 2015 and 3.9% for 2016. This follows market growth of 12.7% in 2014. Read more.
WDMA Releases 2015 Architectural Door U.S. Market Study
[Chicago-6/9/2015] The Window and Door Manufacturers Association
(WDMA) has released the WDMA 2015 Architectural Door U.S. Market Study.
This report provides data and insights needed to understand the
industry's performance, key trends, and future direction. The report is
based on extensive industry input for product shipments in 2014 and was
prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company,
and the Virginia Tech Center for Housing Research (CHR). Read more.
Discover Why WDMA Hallmark Certification is Right for You
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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