Posts Tagged ‘ data ’

More Energy-Efficient Incentives Are On the Way

May 24th, 2023

Bloomberg recently cited data from the National Energy Assistance Directors Association in reporting that 20 million U.S. households are behind on their energy bills. While those struggling to cover bills may not be in a position to afford costly energy upgrades, new efforts are now in place that could help to alleviate that burden. The […]

This Earth Day, We Have Opportunities for Education, Growth and a Louder Voice in Green Building

Apr 3rd, 2023

As with many things these days, it’s hard to believe that once upon a time people agreed on things. In 1969, Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a junior senator from Wisconsin who was concerned about the state of the environment in the U.S., saw a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif. He recruited others to organize […]

2022’s Top Tips From Shop Talk

Dec 29th, 2022

Since the Quanex Technical Services team started writing this blog, our goal has always been a simple one: To provide you with practical advice you can use and apply on your shop floor today. We write these posts based on challenges our customers encounter on a regular basis. Oftentimes, our tips come directly from a […]

PGT Innovations Named a Best Small-Cap Company by Forbes for Second Year

Jan 20th, 2022

PGT Innovations was recently named to Forbes’ latest list of Best Small-Cap Companies for the second year in a row. The complete list includes 100 U.S. companies across a number of industry categories. This year, PGT Innovations was ranked number 79, an improvement from last year’s rank of 87. The manufacturer was one of two […]

Continued High Consumer Demand Leads to Jump in New Home Sales

Dec 28th, 2021

Newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau shows that new home sales posted a solid gain last month, driven by strong buyer demand, low existing home inventory and buyers’ anticipation of higher mortgage rates. “Our members are seeing strong buyer traffic as continued low mortgage […]

Analyzing the Data

Apr 14th, 2014

There are enough government and private agencies reporting key economic data that a new release comes out every few days. It can be difficult to form an accurate picture because the myriad data out there seldom point in the same direction at the same time. While this is a source of frustration for door and […]