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IECC Slated for More Input by Government Officials

The International Code Council (ICC) released a new framework last week, changing the means by which it updates the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) from government consensus to an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-approved standards process. Adopted by ICC’s board … Continue reading

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Political Outcomes Not Expected to Sway Demands for Housing

Manufacturers were assured this week that the result of a presidential election should have minimal impact on demands stemming from housing. But that didn’t stop the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) from delving into the election as part of … Continue reading

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USMCA is Signed, Ending the ‘NAFTA Nightmare’

The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal was signed by the United States in a ceremony that took place at the White House yesterday. The USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a nearly 25-year-old trade … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Hopeful of What Phase One Trade Deal with China Means

Organizations in the glass industry are hopeful after the announcement of an agreement between the U.S. and China on what the government is calling the Phase One trade deal that may reduce current tariffs and cancelled tariffs that were set … Continue reading

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Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on Brazil and Argentina

President Trump announced Monday morning that tariffs would immediately be restored on steel and aluminum from Brazil and Argentina in response to the countries devaluing their currencies. Both Brazil and Argentina were exempt from the original Section 232 tariffs imposed … Continue reading

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