Today’s News for 22 August 2014

Window Company Develops Correction for Alcatraz






America’s most famous former correctional facility needed a correction of its own, and a fenestration company came to the rescue. Indow Windows (IW) has created a window solution for Alcatraz that opens up greater public access to the former federal … Continue reading




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Petersen Aluminum Hires Rob Heselbarth as Director of Communications






Petersen Aluminum has named Rob Heselbarth director of communications. Heselbarth will be responsible for overall marketing communications, including public and media relations, promotional material, social media, website content and advertising. “Our marketing program has reached the point where we need … Continue reading




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AAMA Adds Two to Certification and Technical Staff






The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) named Jason Seals certification manager and Rich Rinka technical/industry affairs manager. Seals comes to AAMA with more than 15 years of experience in the fenestration industry. As AAMA’s certification manager, he will direct all … Continue reading




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Construction Starts Rise in July






New construction starts in July climbed 6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $588.8 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction. Nonresidential building continued to advance, and residential building was unchanged from its pace in June. For the first … Continue reading




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Industry Groups to Streamline Green Building Tool Coordination and Development






The International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) signed a memorandum to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International … Continue reading




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