Posts Tagged ‘ regulations ’

Opportunities for Progress are Knocking

Dec 4th, 2023

Despite a global history of policies being put in place to mitigate pollution and the effects on human health, responses to new policies and regulations never change. Following the Great Smog of London in 1952, the Committee on Air Pollution was formed to look at the problem. In 1954, the committee reported that the burning […]

Are Government Regulations Hindering the Market for New Homes?

Jul 24th, 2023

Officials from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) met with members of Congress to address how they see government regulations impacting housing production and affordability. NAHB chairperson Alicia Huey told members of the House Financial Services subcommittee that the growing number of regulations and mandates supporting environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies are leading […]

Registration Now Open for 2023 FGIA Southeast Region Virtual Meeting

Apr 10th, 2023

Registration is now open for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Southeast Region Virtual Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, April 25. The organization says the one-day virtual event will feature regional-focused topics including state-specific codes and regulations, sustainability efforts, wind design and sea turtle research. “We have created a diverse agenda that includes both timely […]

NAHB Members Send Letter to Biden Warning of Housing Crisis

Apr 29th, 2022

More than 10,000 National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) members from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico sent a letter to President Biden on April 27, the organization reports, calling on the White House to take immediate action as the growing housing affordability crisis is pushing the housing market to an inflection […]

New Standard Revisions Part of OSHA’s Plan for Improvement

Jul 15th, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated several regulations effective July 15. The goal is to simplify employers’ jobs by clarifying and adjusting standards that may be confusing, outdated or unnecessary. The fourth final rule under OSHA’s Standards Improvement Project revises 14 provisions to regulations that are intended to alleviate paperwork, reduce processing […]

AAMA Webinar Explains Canadian Energy Codes and Regulations

Mar 8th, 2019

Energy codes and regulations in Canada are becoming stricter, with lower U-factor requirements on the horizon. The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) hosted a webinar recently titled, “Canadian Energy Codes and Regulations – Where are They Going?” to give professionals a better understanding of recent energy trends across the country. Jeff Baker, president of Westlab […]

WDMA Legislative Conference Day 2: Time to Get Down to Business

Mar 24th, 2015

From congressional speakers to Capitol Hill visits, the second day of the spring meeting and legislative conference for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) epitomized the organization’s mission to be the fenestration industry’s voice in Washington. Republicans Rail Against Regulation Tuesday began with the Washington Briefing Breakfast, which featured Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and […]

WDMA Preps for Congressional Discussions

Mar 19th, 2013

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, held concurrently with the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), which opened yesterday and runs through tomorrow in Crystal City, Va., included issues briefings for members of both associations preparing to take to the Hill to discuss legislative matters with House […]