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Canadian Tariffs Hit U.S. Fenestration Industry

As expected, Canada slapped retaliatory tariffs on U.S.-produced steel and aluminum and a host of other products on July 1, including a 10-percent surcharge on aluminum doors, door thresholds and windows. The tariffs will add 25 percent to the cost … Continue reading

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What’s Going on with Canadian Codes?

The adoption of the North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS) has been one of the biggest changes in the Canadian industry in recent years, according to Jeff Baker, president of Westlab and Fenestration Canada’s technical consultant. Baker recently gave a webinar … Continue reading

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The Paris Climate Agreement and Windows: What’s the Connection?

Last week, the Paris Agreement to fight climate change officially became international law, and it will have a major impact on the way residential and commercial buildings are constructed around the world, now and in the future. The goal of … Continue reading

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Shedding Light on the State of Daylighting

When it comes to optimal daylighting, a one-size-fits-all approach just doesn’t cut it. According to one expert on the topic, the design community continues to gain a better understanding of this, and the glazing and fenestration industries are eager to … Continue reading

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Condo, BIM Talk Closes out BEC Conference

After two and a half days of extensive networking and industry discussion, the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) conference came to a close Tuesday. On the final day, Courtney Little of ACE Glass gave an update … Continue reading

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