More articles by Penny Stacey

PGT Industries Awards 2014 Scholarship

PGT Industries has awarded its “Talent for Tomorrow” scholarship to Katlyn Nau as part of its participation in the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Scholarship Partner Program. The award was announced during the 2014 AAMA National Summer Conference held June … Continue reading

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Builder Confidence Rises Four Points in June

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose four points in June to reach a level of 49 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released yesterday. “After several months of little … Continue reading

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NSA Announces Results of the 2014 NSA Design Awards

The National Sunroom Association (NSA) announced the winners and finalists of the 2014 NSA Design Awards at the association’s recent annual meeting in Nashville. The NSA Design Awards recognize excellence in the design and installation of sunrooms, solariums and patio … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases New Guideline for Installing Preassembled Unit Skylights onto a Roof

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published AAMA 1607, “Voluntary Installation Guidelines for Unit Skylights.” This document provides a guideline for installing pre-assembled unit skylights onto a roof. “The AAMA 1607 document is the first and only comprehensive unit … Continue reading

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YKK AP Launches New Career Development Program for Engineers

YKK AP America launched a formal career development program for its existing and future engineering employees. The program provides a means by which engineers can foster personal and professional development as well as grow within the company and the fenestration … Continue reading

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MGA Glass Expo to be Held April 30

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association (MGA) will hold its annual glass expo on Wednesday, April 30, in Greenbelt, Md. The event will be held at Martin’s Crosswinds, located at 7400 Greenway Center Drive from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases, Remains Below Peak Levels

Construction employment expanded in 175 metro areas, declined in 106 and was stagnant in 58 between February 2013 and February 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association … Continue reading

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Apogee Reports 97-Percent Increase in Operating Income for Fiscal 2014 Fourth Quarter

Apogee Enterprises Inc. reported that its fiscal 2014 fourth-quarter revenues totaled $214.4 million, up 19 percent from the previous year, and its operating income of $12.1 million is up 97 percent. For the full fiscal year, the company reported revenues … Continue reading

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AAMA Forms Sustainability Steering Committee

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) board of directors recently voted unanimously to establish a sustainability steering committee. It will oversee the various AAMA committees and task groups involved in establishing standard practices that lead to product sustainability, from component development to structural integrity. “This decision reflects the … Continue reading

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