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Department of Energy Provides Update to New Research and Development Opportunity Report

During the 2022 Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference in Chicago this past week, Marc LaFrance, Windows Technology manager, Department of Energy (DOE), provided updates to the DOE’s new research and development opportunity report. The report, “Pathway … Continue reading

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EPA Announces Final Recognition Criteria for ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2023

Earlier this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued final recognition criteria for specific products to qualify as ENERGY STAR Most Efficient in 2023. Residential Windows and Sliding Glass Doors is one of 13 product categories that have recognition … Continue reading

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Quikserv and U.S. Bullet Proofing Form New Company, Specialty Fenestration Group

Quikserv and United States Bullet Proofing (USBP) announced a new joint venture, Specialty Fenestration Group (SFG). The new company will provide high-security aluminum doors, windows, louvers and transaction systems for the security, glazing and architectural community. Quikserv and USBP, a … Continue reading

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Oregon’s First ‘Living Building’ Features Photovoltaic Technology, Large Operable Windows

An unassuming brick-clad building in Portland, Ore., seeks to become the state’s first “living building.” Located at 151 S.W. First Ave., the five-story, multi-use building was designed to provide replicable cost-effective solutions for sustainable design that can last for more … Continue reading

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Some PPI Prices Improve Steadily, Others Just Steady

The seasonally unadjusted prices for materials used in glass and glazing manufacturing were predominantly positive in August and in year-over-year price changes, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In August, … Continue reading

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