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Cardinal, Four Seasons Respond to North Carolina Code Council’s Low-E Emergency Rule

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The North Carolina Building Code Council recently enacted an emergency rule in the state’s residential building code that allows builders to use non-low-E glass in areas where it poses a “safety concern.” In the “Emergency Rule-Making Findings of Need” document … Continue reading

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Two Key Communications Publications Named as ASBPE National Winners

Door and Window Market Magazine (DWM) took home the gold for best news video in the national American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards, affectionately known as the Azbee awards. The FILM’d video newscast, produced by Window Film magazine, … Continue reading

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Construction Spending Projections Scaled Back for Rest of Year

Construction spending projections for the rest of the year have been lowered slightly, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Consensus Construction Forecast Panel. The panel cites the weather-related slow start in the nonresidential building market and continued weakness … Continue reading

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JLM Wholesale Inc. to Exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015

JLM Wholesale Inc. is set to exhibit at the Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015 show. The two-day architectural glass event will be held April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. JLM, of Oxford, Mich., will display … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces Fall Conference Registration

Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) National Fall Conference. Participants may register by Monday, August 25 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $925. Paper registration for the conference, to be held at the Westin … Continue reading

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Glass Expo Northeast™ is Returning to Long Island in 2015

The official dates and location for Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015 have been announced. The event will be held April 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge (Long Island), NY. Glass Expo Northeast is the region’s largest glass-related … Continue reading

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“Passive” Buildings Offer Return on Investment

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The Passive House Alliance US (PHAUS) has a big goal: to make the Passive House Building Energy Standard the leading mainstream market force. So what makes a building—and more importantly—a window—“passive?” According to the Passive House Institute’s website, “a building … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Lifts Construction Starts in June

With the help of a rebound in the nonresidential construction sector, new construction starts in June advanced six percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $549.7 billion—the highest level so far in 2014—according to McGraw Hill Construction. Nonresidential building … Continue reading

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Six Finalists for RIBA Stirling Prize Announced

The shortlist for the 2014 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize for the best new building has been announced, and the six buildings will now go head-to-head for architecture’s highest accolade, which be awarded October 16. “Every one … Continue reading

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CGI Windows & Doors Earns AIA Honor

CGI Windows & Doors Inc. has been named Allied Member of the Year by AIA Florida for the second time. “We are so honored to be able to work wth so many wonderful chapters of the AIA throughout Florida,” says … Continue reading

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