More articles by Tara Taffera

FGIA Statistical Review and Forecast: A Tale of Two Markets

Non-residential commercial glazing decreased 11% in 2020 across several different applications. New construction shrank by 11% as well, while renovation demand decreased by 12%.  The new stats are part of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2020/2021 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and … Continue reading

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PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives (HR 482) March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone from union leaders, to small businesses trying to figure out … Continue reading

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Preventing Accidents and Developing Safety Protocols

“Good accident protocol not only protects your company but your team,” said Mike Troutman, vice president of EHS Excellence at MI Windows and Doors. He educated attendees of the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2021 Virtual Annual Conference on … Continue reading

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Economist Predicts When We Will Hit a Post-COVID Economy

What will the other side of COVID-19 look like and how will we know when we get there? This is one of the questions keynote speaker Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence attempted to tackle yesterday when he addressed members … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Government’s Latest Aid Efforts

As businesses continue to struggle from the effects of COVID-19, there are government funding options available, as the Economic Aid Act was signed into law on December 27, 2020. It includes an expanded employee retention tax credit, and round two … Continue reading

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