Source: THE GLAZIE
The latest Palmer report reveals a new market leader in entrance door materials, which will be the main beneficiary of the next few years of growth.
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) third-quarter Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions continues to show growth. Quarter-over-quarter increases are evident in nearly all sub-components measuring remodeling activity.
Source: glass magazine
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office is seeking the next game-changing, energy-saving window technology, says Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist for the BTO’s Emerging Technologies Program fenestration and building envelope technology portfolios. Essentially, this means the BTO is looking for the next low-E.
Housing Leads Construction Industry to Moderate Growth in 2014, According to McGraw Hill Construction
Source: Door & Window Market Magazine
It is difficult for door and window companies to keep up with all the latest code changes, so DWM makes it a little easier with a look at some revisions to recent standards including the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) and the International Code Council (ICC), as well as some new standards developed by the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA).
Source: THE GLAZINE
Construction will swing into a period of rapid and sustained growth over the next four years, according to leading economists. The latest forecast from the Construction Products Association anticipates the £111bn construction industry will enjoy a massive19% growth by 2017.
Source: Woodworking Network
With the fear of lumber shortages as strong as the outlook for 2014, lumber sales should hold steady through year-end even as North American manufacturing winds down for the winter. Global consumer confidence will also get a boost as the U.S. debt default is averted…or at least kicked down the road.