Tag Archives: Window and Door Manufacturers Association

CPSC Considers Revisions to Safety Certification Regulations

courthouse

The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has reopened its safety certification rulemaking proceedings to revise certification obligations for domestic and imported consumer products subject to CPSC safety standards, including architectural glass, among others. The CPSC rulemaking proceeding proposes revisions to … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WDMA Market Study Projects Strong Growth for U.S Architectural Door Market

The architectural door market is poised for strong growth in 2015, according to a recently released study from the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The Architectural Door 2014 U.S. Market Study—prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

North Carolina Puts Low-E Code Loophole into Effect, Fenestration Industry Poised to Respond

Sun

An emergency building code rule that was adopted in North Carolina in June regarding low-E glass was put into effect the first week of July. The state’s residential building code used to require the use of low-E windows for their … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

House Proposes Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

July14leadAAMAchart2

In a rare display of bipartisanship, House Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) introduced a resolution aimed at increasing buildings’ energy efficiency. According to a press release on Blackburn’s website, H.R. 5027, or the Energy Savings and Building … Continue reading

Posted in Featured News, Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NAFS User Guide Now Available

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have released a User Guide to the 2011 AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS). The guide is the result of a multi-year effort by … Continue reading

Posted in Today's News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment