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January 17, 2018
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International Code Requirements for Residential Windows & Doors
The family of International Codes published by the International Code Council is the most widely used in the history of U.S. construction codes. The following is intended as a summary of the major requirements set forth in the recently published 2018 I-codes for windows, doors, skylights and other fenestration products in single family homes, duplexes and townhouses that are three stories or less in height. Read More
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Andersen Acquires Frontier Tooling and Design
NGA, GANA Integration Focus: Technical Services and Advocacy
Further Housing Gains on 2018 Horizon
Residential Remodeling Spending is Up
Velux Receives Best of IBS Product Award
AAMA Presented with World Vision's 2017 Crystal Vision Partnership Award
Anthony Innovations Receives Global Innovation Award
Product Spotlight
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The Talk

By Bethany Stough, Window & Door magazine

Recently, an employee of one of the Window & Door Dealers Alliance member companies received the following email message:

Hi. I would like to know if you have 59.5 in. x 47.5 in. Right-Hand Sliding Low-E Argon Glass Vinyl Windows In Stock ?If Not Can It be Ordered ? I will like to know the price and will make payment with my Credit Card.Please advise so we can proceed.Have a nice day. Regards, Edward Wilson 

After some back and forth, the employee became wary of the transaction, and requested either cash payment or a detailed credit card authorization form to be completed in full. The scammer approved the price and asked the employee to make sure he includes the freight charges with the estimate. Read More


Monthly Reader Poll

For many, social media is a means to stay in touch with industry updates, along with learning about what colleagues are up to, product changes and more. There are a variety of social media tools available, each with a little different approach. In an upcoming issue of Window & Door magazine, we will explore the impact of social media on the fenestration industry, and how it’s being utilized across the industry.

As you consider the opportunities and challenges that 2018 will present, will you utilize social media tools such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and others to stay current, and to connect with others in your field? Weigh in on the poll, post a comment, review the results of last week's survey and/or contact us with any comments. We may use your input in an upcoming story. 

What social media outlet do you deem to be most important for recruiting employees?

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