Posts Tagged ‘ WDMA ’

WDMA Urges Biden Administration to Rescind Border Vaccine Mandate

Jan 25th, 2022

WDMA sent a letter earlier this week to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urging the agency to rescind its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for “essential” travelers coming into the United States. Beginning Saturday, January 22, DHS required that all inbound foreign national travelers, including truck drivers, crossing any U.S. land or ferry port of entry […]

WDMA Recognizes Mark Mikkelson with the James Krahn Lifetime Achievement Award

Jun 17th, 2021

Mark Mikkelson, director of corporate regulatory affairs for the Andersen Corp., received the James Krahn Lifetime Achievement Award at the WDMA Technical and Manufacturing Conference last week. First given to James Krahn from Marvin, the award is given to recognize individuals who have devoted significant time, energy and effort toward creating and achieving the strategic […]

FGIA Gives U.S. and Canadian Codes Update at Conference

Jun 25th, 2020

The second day of the virtual Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Summer Conference included an update on window, door and glass-related codes in the U.S. and Canada, many of which have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. FGIA U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager Kathy Krafka Harkema and glass products and Canadian industry affairs […]

Vetrina Joins WDMA

May 7th, 2020

Vetrina Windows recently joined the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). “On behalf of Vetrina Windows, we are honored to be a part of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association while supporting their efforts in defining the standards of excellence in the residential and commercial window and door markets. We look forward to new opportunities […]

WDMA Opposes Legislation Related to New Role for DOE

Mar 17th, 2020

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) recently issued a notice to its members urging them to act in opposition on an energy savings legislation act. According to the association, the Senate is considering amendments to the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. 2137), which was introduced by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman […]

Are We There Yet? Why Yes, We Are.

Feb 25th, 2020

I remember when I bought my first house. It was a two-bedroom bungalow in one of Richmond’s early suburbs, overlooking a small meadow and one of Bryan Park’s two-acre ponds. This is a rare setting to find in the middle of the city. And to go with that pond view (a feature we came to […]

WDMA Takes aim at Energy and Fair Trade in 2020

Feb 20th, 2020

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) released its 2020 National Policy Agenda recently, calling on Congress and the White House to advance legislation and policies that officials say will help to extend a state of economic expansion. Chief among the association’s concerns are policies that promote energy efficiency and fair trade, while eliminating excessive […]

WDMA Officials Say Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act is Back

Jun 28th, 2019

Officials for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) say they’re applauding legislators today for reintroducing the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act (H.R. 3586). Sponsored by Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), the bill fills an important role, WDMA officials suggest, by defining the Department of Energy’s (DOE) role in new model energy code development, while […]

WDMA Extends Early Bird Registration

May 29th, 2019

Officials for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) announced that they’re extending the early bird registration rate for the association’s Technical and Manufacturing Conference, to be held June 25-27, 2019, through June 3. A finalized schedule of sessions and speakers now includes Brad Farnsworth, Ed Hudson, Jeff Baker, Regina McMichael and Cindy Wasser. The […]

WDMA to Advocate for ‘List 3’ Exceptions

May 20th, 2019

Like politics and religion, you can add trade tariffs to the list of taboo topics at the dinner table. Supporters believe we need to take tough action against China’s abuse of trade barriers and intellectual property ownership. Opponents believe we can only thrive through free and open trade on a global basis. I see merits […]