Vol. 12 - Issue 7
September 2011

 

features

Special Tornado Report
Part two in DWM’s series on tornadoes looks at the research being done at Texas Tech University’s Wind Science and Engineering Research Center. Researchers talk about everything from the testing of doors and windows to how change is needed in the building industry—but it won’t come quickly.

BIM: A to Z
Whether you know what BIM is and you just don’t see the need in getting involved, or you need a primer on what this acronym entails, DWM has BIM covered from A to Z. You will find it isn’t something window companies should ignore.

Atlanta Show Preview
From saving energy to manufacturing more efficiently, GBA exhibitors are armed with new innovations that will help companies do this and more. Check out all the product offerings on page 48.

Plant Tour
Learn how Moulding and Millwork Inc.’s Virginia plant has carved a niche for itself by listening to its customers and adding new product lines.

 

columns
From the Publisher
Trend Tracker
Protect the View
AAMA Analysis
WDMA Update
AMD Headlines

departments
What’s News
What’s Happening
What’s Legal
Introducing
Ones to Watch
Industry Indices


On the Cover

Building Information Modeling is starting to be used by residential door and window manufacturers. For more on BIM, including what you need to know to get started, check out page 38.

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