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August 23, 2017
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From Window & Door Magazine
The Multi-generational Workplace

To better understand your employees and what drives them to succeed, you have to understand that Generation X and millennials are operating with a completely different perspective than baby boomers. The key to success is understanding how the different generations view the world and using that knowledge to motivate each. Read More

Note: The author of this week’s featured article, Cam Marston, is the keynote speaker at this year’s GlassBuild America and Window & Door Dealer Days, held Sept. 12-14 in Atlanta. Click here for more information on the event.

Press Opportunity: Energy-Efficient Products Showcase

The October/November issue of Window & Door magazine will feature a special product section all about energy-efficient products, including finished products and components/supplies for the manufacture of windows and doors. To be included, fill out the form by Thursday, September 7. Submit a Product


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Product Spotlight
Tremco Residential Glazing Systems
Tremco will showcase the EnerEDGE warm-edge spacer at GlassBuild America, as well as the company’s TremGlaze silicones, polyurethanes, urethanes, foams, butyls and tapes. The EnerEDGE pre-desiccated, ready-to-apply, cellular silicone warm-edge spacer is inset and applied to a glass lite’s perimeter to enable fabrication of dual and triple-glazed IG units in conjunction with the company’s new EnerSEAL 332 hot melt butyl IG perimeter sealant.
The Talk

By Gene Marks

Editor’s Note: Gene Marks will be a moderator and speaker at this year’s Window & Door Dealer Days, held September 12-13 in Atlanta. Marks will present the closing keynote address on growth and opportunities for business owners in 2018. Read more about the event here.

Successful business owners are already thinking about next year. They are looking ahead, planning and strategizing about what is happening now that will affect their businesses in the future. There are many issues that business owners should be thinking about in order to successfully navigate their companies through the next year. Let’s look at three of the big challenges for businesses in 2018: taxes, credit and financing, and technology.  Read More


Monthly Reader Poll

Energy-efficient Technology
Window and door manufacturers, suppliers and dealers use a variety of energy-efficient, sustainable or green technologies, methods or products for their work, and they do so for a number of reasons. The October/November issue of Window & Door magazine will explore this topic and how it relates to the fenestration industry. As part of that coverage, we want to hear from you. 

Do you utilize any sustainable or green technologies, methods or products for your work in the window and door industry? Weigh in on this month’s poll, post a comment and/or send an email with your thoughts.  Send us a comment or email about the topic, and we may contact you to be interviewed for the October/November issue of Window & Door magazine.
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