Posts Tagged ‘ Sustainability ’

Industry Leaders Share Insights on Innovation at FGIA Annual Conference

Feb 21st, 2024

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2024 Annual Conference kicked off Monday at the Omni Amelia Island Resort near Jacksonville, Florida. The three-day event brings together industry experts to discuss various glass- and glazing-specific topics. These include innovations in the window industry, diversity, sealants, sustainability, technology, weathering, insulating glass, and more. The conference aims […]

SPONSORED LINK: Driving Sustainability in the Vinyl Industry

Nov 8th, 2023

Transparency. Continuous improvement. A leader in sustainability. How can your company effectively demonstrate these efforts? Become +Vantage Vinyl® verified through the Vinyl Sustainability Council. Demonstrate to the world that you are serious about sustainability – in your products, in your operations, and in how you interact with the community around you. Take the first step. […]

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 […]

SPONSORED CONTENT: The Role of PVC in Sustainable Design

Oct 14th, 2022

There is a growing awareness that the Earth and its fragile climate is being stressed due to the unintended consequences of rapid population growth, economic growth, and consumption of natural resources. It is no surprise that the concept of sustainability in building materials and green alternatives has become one of the most talked about topics. […]

Builders FirstSource Releases Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report

May 24th, 2022

Builders FirstSource, Inc., a national supplier of structural building products, has published its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The report offers an overview of the comprehensive initiatives and programs the company has implemented, which it says are to improve transparency and sustainability throughout the organization for the betterment of its team members, shareholders and […]

Report Suggests Optimism for Construction Industry, but Vigilance is Required

Dec 10th, 2021

“COVID-19 has brought about a new age for the construction industry,” says Yann Dreyer, global practice group leader for construction in the global energy and construction team at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in a new report. “While construction projects continued during the pandemic, the overall environment has changed fundamentally. The industry faces new challenges […]

Amid a Renewed Focus on Climate, Companies Say the Earth is Worth More Than a Day’s Celebration

Apr 22nd, 2021

More than 50 years ago today, 20 million Americans took to the streets, across college campuses and hundreds of cities, “to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward,” say officials for earthday.org. The activities of that day helped to spur the passage of new environmental laws in the U.S., they say, including the […]

April Newscast: Where Does the Industry Stand with Sustainability?

Apr 19th, 2016

With Earth Day right around the corner, DWM looked at environmental issues, including breaking down the different material types. Environmental issues go way beyond recycling window frames and glass and re-using sawdust in production. We also tell you where the industry stands in terms of developing life cycle assessments for door and window products. Find […]

Andersen Corp. is pushing for a ‘Window to a Better World’

Jul 24th, 2015

Andersen Corp. wants the public to know it’s making an all-out stride for sustainability. The company released its corporate sustainability report (CSR), named Window to a Better World, that “highlights the long-standing values, commitments and practices that connect Andersen’s heritage while looking forward to continued success along the sustainability journey,” a company release reads. “Our […]