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Survey: Window Installers Say Business is Strong

More than eight out of ten door, window, siding and roofing professionals say they’re confident they’ll be able to get new business in the next six months, according to the latest HomeAdvisor Farnsworth Index, which measures the home improvement industry … Continue reading

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In Singapore, Watch for Falling Windows

If you’ve paid attention to news from the glass and window industry for the past year or so, you might have noticed an odd story that crops up every now and then — windows falling from high-rise buildings in Singapore. This … Continue reading

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Canada Seeks High Standards for Window Efficiency

Fenestration Canada’s annual general meeting wrapped up last week with some eye-opening educational sessions, including one that delved into significant changes that are ahead for thermal standards for windows in the country. Debbie Scharf, director of the equipment division of … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Raises Questions About Windows Melting Vinyl Siding

A lawsuit in Oregon over melted vinyl siding is revisiting the question of what role, if any, windows might play in such events. Michael Harney of Beaverton, Ore., is suing Associated Materials of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, the makers of Alside … Continue reading

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What’s the EPA’s Future Under a Trump Administration?

For the glazing industry, the election of Donald Trump casts the spotlight on one of his biggest pledges during the presidential campaign – the elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), whose Energy Star standards are used to certify doors, windows … Continue reading

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