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February 19, 2020
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2020 Legislative Outlook: Trade and Tariffs

Window and door manufacturers will be dealing with a complex legislative landscape in 2020, according to legislative experts at the Window & Door Manufacturers Association. Beginning the year with partial resolutions for some of the ongoing trade and tariff tensions, WDMA officials offered insight regarding upcoming legislation relevant to the industry in a recent episode of its podcast, Open & Close. Read More

 
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The Talk

By Eric Thompson

I’ve played window historian on this blog in the past, tracking specifically the way that vinyl has ascended over the decades from a mistrusted bargain material to the undisputed market leader. Why the shift? There have been material improvements, of course. Standards and certifications helped, too. But above all, the general public came to trust vinyl. And consumers have since reaped the benefits that high-performance vinyl framing can provide. 

Trust—that was something I had in mind when I was walking the 2020 International Builders’ Show floor in Las Vegas last month. Some of the trends in the window world I noted are already well-established, including darker, bolder colors and large-format glass for residences. Others were newer: I noticed a few big names highlighting composite framing options at their booths, combining the performance of vinyl or fiberglass with a warmer aesthetic delivered by wood (or wood-alternative) encapsulates. Read more

 



 

 

 

 

 
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