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October 10, 2019

Ontario looking at 1.6 U-factor maximum for all windows sold in province

The Ontario government is seeking industry input on a proposal to update regulations to require any windows sold in the province to meet a standard of 1.6 U-factor or 25 energy rating. The regulation would apply to products manufactured in 2022 and later.

Glass topics take center stage at 2019 AAMA Fall Conference

Glass was a large focus among the topics addressed during the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference, which incorporated speakers from the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA).

Richelieu reports sales to manufacturers up following acquisitions

Richelieu's performance in the third quarter benefited from the acquisitions made in the past twelve months, all of which contributed to good growth in the manufacturers market in Canada and the United States.

StatsCan building permits report: August 2019

The value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities rose 6.1% to $9.0 billion in August, largely because of increases in multi-family and industrial permits.

Episode #6: Windows In The Bloodstream

Mike Bruno remembers playing with his toy trucks on the floor of Everlast, the Toronto-based window and door fabricator he runs today. In this episode, he talks about throwing the window industry’s biggest party, the market demand (or lack thereof) for high-efficiency windows, the changing Toronto real estate market, the importance of industry involvement in business success and more.

FenMan hosts seminar on Step Code

Winnipeg is blessed with a rich pool of design talents. This creativity is annually displayed and publicly engaged by the Winnipeg Design Festival, under the auspices of Storefront MB. The 2019 event was spearheaded by Jae-Sung Chon,a member of the University of Manitoba’s faculty of architecture and the director of STUFF (Studio for Transformative Urban Forms and Fields). » Read more...

Fenestration Canada Toronto Regional Lunch

Oct. 16
Location: Moxies Bar & Grill, Etobicoke, Ont.
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Passive House Conference

Oct. 18
Location: Toronto
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Fenestration Canada Calgary Regional Lunch

Oct. 21
Location: Moxies Bar & Grill, Calgary
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Fenestration Canada Surrey Regional Lunch

Oct. 22
Location: Milestones, Surrey, B.C.
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November 20-21, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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