Register Today for the 2016 WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference
Registration is now open for WDMA 's Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference which will take place
from April 18-20, 2016 at the Renaissance DuPont Hotel in Washington,
D.C. This conference is an incredible opportunity to remind leaders of
the importance of our industry and advance the advocacy agenda of WDMA. More information.
WDMA ACTION ALERT: Tell Your Senators to Support Key Industry Amendments to Comprehensive Energy Legislation
Support Achievable Building Energy Codes and FHA Mortgage Guidelines Recognizing Energy Efficiency
The U.S. Senate could vote on key amendments at any time to the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 (S. 2012). WDMA is seeking inclusion of two amendments that are of importance to the industry. The first is an amendment that clearly defines the Department of Energy's (DOE) role in model energy code development and guarantees that certain products and technologies are not given preferential treatment. The second is an amendment to ensure more accurate mortgage underwriting for energy-efficient home features by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Read more
WDMA Releases 2016 National Policy Agenda for the Window, Door, and Skylight Industry
[Washington, DC- 2/2/16] - The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released today a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2016, which outlines top policy priorities for the window, door, and skylight industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the vital U.S. manufacturing sector. Read more.
Crystal Finishing Systems Joins WDMA
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is excited to announce Crystal Finishing Systems as the newest member of the association. "Our company has been serving the Window and Door Industry since 1993. During that time we have built several long term relationships with members of the WDMA. We look forward to supporting and learning how WDMA and its members work together to make this industry continue to grow and move forward," said President Mark Matthiae. Read more.
ODL, Inc. Joins WDMA
The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) welcomed its newest member to the association, ODL, Inc. ODL
was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan. With its
two brands, ODL and Western Reflections, the company manufactures a
variety of residential products, including window and door privacy
solutions, decorative and clear doorglass, enclosed blinds, retractable
screens and doorglass frames - all designed to build value into the
home. Read more.
Menck Windows Joins WDMA
DC - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced
today that Menck Windows is the newest member of the association. Menck
Windows was founded in 2013 and manufactures finely-crafted,
energy-efficient windows, doors and curtain walls for residential,
commercial and institutional buildings. Earlier this year the company
began building fenestration products for the North American market in
its new production facility located in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Read more.
WDMA Issue Briefing: Congress Passes Year-End Tax Extenders Legislation
[Washington DC - 12/21/2015] - On Friday, President Barack Obama signed a bill extending several tax credits and incentives that were passed by Congress earlier in the week. The legislation (H.R. 2029) includes the permanent extension of the Section 179 deduction, extensions of tax incentives for energy efficient improvements and bonus depreciation, and the extension of the research and development (R&D) credit. Read more.
WDMA Applauds Passage of Comprehensive Energy Legislation
DC- 12/3/2015] - The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) is pleased
that the House of Representatives passed the North American Energy
Security and Infrastructure Act (H.R. 8) today, by a vote of 249 to 171.The
bill includes a WDMA-backed provision sponsored by Reps. Marsha
Blackburn (R-TN) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) known as "Blackburn/Schrader,"
which defines the Department of Energy's (DOE) role in new model energy
code development and guarantees that certain products and technologies
are not given preferential treatment. Read More.
WDMA Alert: Window Product Category Rules Now Available
The first edition of the Window Product Category Rules (Window PCR) for use by the window and skylight industry to develop Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) has now been published. The Window PCR covers both vertical windows and skylights. It does not cover sliding or side-hinged entry doors or tubular daylighting devices.
The Window PCR has been developed under a joint industry effort by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), and the Glass Association of North America (GANA), together with the Institute for Environmental Research & Education (IERE). Read More
Discover Why WDMA Hallmark Certification is Right for You
more than 40 years, the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program has been the one product certification that
provides dealers, builders, architects and code officials with the promise of
Total Product PerformanceTM. Learn why you should certify your
products and the advantages of using WDMA Hallmark Certified products.
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