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GlassBuild Connect Delivers Premium Content Throughout September

July 21, 2020

The free online experience offers residential fenestration manufacturers a way to engage with exhibitors, their products, and a host of educational content prepared by industry experts. 

GlassBuild Connect Delivers Premium Content Throughout September

ICC-ES Applauds US-Mexico Canada Agreement, Offers Conformity Assessment Service in All Three Countries

July 21, 2020

Effective July 1, the United States-Mexico Canada Agreement, negotiated to replace NAFTA, officially entered into force. ICC Evaluation Service certifies products in all three USMCA markets and will continue to offer evaluation services in North America under the agreement.

PGT Innovations Hires More than 100 New Employees

July 21, 2020

PGT Innovations recently hired more than 100 new employees at its North Venice, Florida-based headquarters. Positions that were filled include manufacturing technicians, fabricators, material handling technicians and drivers.

States Address COVID Workplace Standards

July 21, 2020

Virginia and Oreon are among the states that operates its own federally approved safety and health agency. Both states are developing emergency workplace safety standards around COVID-19.

Rehau Introduces Hardware Line in North America

July 20, 2020

Rehau launches its Rehau Attivo hardware program, which includes the European-made Kovinoplastika Lož Hardware ARXspin line throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. This window and door hardware range, manufactured using the ARXCoat hot-dip galvanizing process is designed to add elegance and longevity to tilt-turn, turn and hopper windows as well as balcony doors. 

Single-Family Starts and Permits Post Double-Digit Gains in June

July 17, 2020

Led by solid single-family production, total housing starts increased 17.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.

Pandemic Will Affect Home Remodeling Spending Through Next Year, says LIRA

July 16, 2020

Expenditures for improvements and repairs to owner-occupied homes are expected to slow by the middle of next year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

NAHB: Remodeling Market Index Shows Optimism Despite COVID-19

July 16, 2020

The National Association of Home Builders released its Remodeling Market Index in the second quarter of 2020, posting a reading of 73.

Builder Confidence Rallies to Pre-pandemic Level in July

July 16, 2020

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped 14 points to 72 in July, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The HMI now stands at the solid pre-pandemic reading in March before the outbreak affected much of the nation.