Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA)

Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) The premier trade association representing the leading manufacturers of residential & commercial window, door and skylight products. The History of WDMA

-The association had its origin in 1927 with the formation of the National Door Manufacturers Association.

-In 1949, it changed its name to the National Woodwork Manufacturers Association to be more representative of the diversity of products made by its members.

-In 1945, the Association created a separate entity -- Ponderosa Pine Woodwork -- to carry out its promotional activities.

This promotional arm was consolidated into NWMA in 1975.

-In 1985, the name was changed to the National Wood Window & Door Association to provide an even better awareness of the products manufactured by its members.

-In 1998, the name was changed again to the Window and Door Manufacturers Association reflecting the increasing diversity of manufacturing materials.

-In 2008, opened an office in

This promotional arm was consolidated into NWMA in 1975.

-In 1985, the name was changed to the National Wood Window & Door Association to provide an even better awareness of the products manufactured by its members.

-In 1998, the name was changed again to the Window and Door Manufacturers Association reflecting the increasing diversity of manufacturing materials.

-In 2008, opened an office in

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The evidence continues to roll in showing that the #remodeling industry is continually improving year over year. Check o...
12/15/2021
Remodeling Industry Confidence Improves Year over Year | Eye On Housing

The evidence continues to roll in showing that the #remodeling industry is continually improving year over year. Check out the research from NAHB. #HomeRemodeling

The NAHB/Royal Building Products Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the third quarter posted a reading of 87, up five points from the third quarter of 2020. The reading is a sign of positive residential remodeler sentiment for projects of all sizes. The RMI is based on a survey that asks remodelers t...

Windows are one of the most important features of a building, in terms of both looks and functionality. #WindowDesign
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Trend Roundup: 13 Of The Hottest Window Designs - Open Up to Performance

Windows are one of the most important features of a building, in terms of both looks and functionality. #WindowDesign

Photo credit: Kolbe Windows and Doors Windows are one of the most important features of a building in terms of both looks and functionality. With styles and options always changing, these 13 window designs are some of the most popular right now. Black Window Frames Clean, bold and elegant sophistica...

Don't just add #skylights for more sunshine during the winter months - go #solar for a more #greenfriendly home.
12/09/2021
Here's Why It's Time to Go Solar with Skylights - Open Up to Performance

Don't just add #skylights for more sunshine during the winter months - go #solar for a more #greenfriendly home.

The phrase “go solar” means different things to different people. It could mean getting off the grid or plugging into solar panels—and for right now—it’s all about soaking in the sunlight with skylights. Sustainable Living Through Skylights Before electric light, when the sun went down, hu...

The more we stay inside working from home, the more #naturallight we need. Get inspired with these ideas to add more lig...
12/08/2021
The Light: Homes That Make Us Feel Better: A Priority for 69% of Buyers

The more we stay inside working from home, the more #naturallight we need. Get inspired with these ideas to add more light and incorporate nature into your #homedesign.

Last month we shared tips on how to cater to the 76% of homeowners* taking more steps to promote their physical health.

Some of the most important elements for home design are found within high quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights. Find...
12/07/2021
Manufacturers - Open Up to Performance

Some of the most important elements for home design are found within high quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights. Find your perfect picks within our manufacturers.

As we draw closer to 2022, take a look at the hottest #homedesigns for 2021. #HouseDesign #HomeDesign #FarmhouseStyle
12/02/2021
The Hottest House Plans of 2021

As we draw closer to 2022, take a look at the hottest #homedesigns for 2021. #HouseDesign #HomeDesign #FarmhouseStyle

These popular home designs features farmhouse style and open layouts

Get inspired by the designs of #FrankLloydWright, whose style opened homes to nature. This can be done through #door and...
12/01/2021
Three Design Lessons from Renowned Architect Frank Lloyd Wright - Open Up to Performance

Get inspired by the designs of #FrankLloydWright, whose style opened homes to nature. This can be done through #door and #window choices, seamlessly blending #livingspace with outdoor space.

A visionary of his time who brought American architecture to the forefront, Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867. As we celebrate his birthday another year, we can reflect on the design and artisanship lessons that we learned from the renowned architect. Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs were st...

The appetite for homes where residents can each have their own space — and enjoy time indoors — will be a lingering lega...
11/26/2021
1 big thing: COVID has changed home design for good

The appetite for homes where residents can each have their own space — and enjoy time indoors — will be a lingering legacy of COVID. #HomeDesign

The pandemic may be on the wane, but the appetite for homes where residents can each have their own space — and enjoy time indoors — will be a lingering legacy, Jennifer A. Kingson writes.

High quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights are imperative to any home renovation or new build. Discover the best of t...
11/24/2021
Manufacturers - Open Up to Performance

High quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights are imperative to any home renovation or new build. Discover the best of the best on our #manufacturers page.

With the #historical reproduction of #doors, aesthetics are just one piece of the puzzle. See why on the WDMA blog.
11/23/2021
The Challenges and Advantages of Historic Reproduction Doors - Open Up to Performance

With the #historical reproduction of #doors, aesthetics are just one piece of the puzzle. See why on the WDMA blog.

There are several reasons why someone might embark on a historic reproduction project for their home. Whatever the reason, renovating and restoring a home to its historic look presents a number of unique challenges and opportunities.

As the #federalgovernment takes action on #climatechange #WDMA is an industry leader for #window and #door #manufacturer...
11/22/2021

As the #federalgovernment takes action on #climatechange #WDMA is an industry leader for #window and #door #manufacturers to align #sustainability with stakeholder goals.

As the #federalgovernment takes action on #climatechange #WDMA is an industry leader for #window and #door #manufacturers to align #sustainability with stakeholder goals.

#Residential remodeling continues to benefit from a strong #housingmarket with elevated #homeconstruction, sales activit...
11/22/2021
Gains in Remodeling to Remain Robust

#Residential remodeling continues to benefit from a strong #housingmarket with elevated #homeconstruction, sales activity, and house price appreciation in markets across the country. The demand for #remodeling will only continue into 2022.

Strong growth in home improvement and maintenance expenditures is expected to continue over the coming year, according to our latest Leading Indicator

Attendees of our #fallconference learned #leadershipskills that will help them manage the evolving #window and #door #in...
11/18/2021

Attendees of our #fallconference learned #leadershipskills that will help them manage the evolving #window and #door #industry.

Attendees of our #fallconference learned #leadershipskills that will help them manage the evolving #window and #door #industry.

With styles and options always changing, these 12 trends in #entrydoor #designs are some of the most popular right now. ...
11/17/2021
Trend Roundup: 12 of the Hottest Entry Door Designs - Open Up to Performance

With styles and options always changing, these 12 trends in #entrydoor #designs are some of the most popular right now. #doordesign

Entry doors function as more than a way to provide ingress and egress; they also can add a splash of pizzazz or imbue a touch of elegance to a home or building. With styles and options always changing, these 12 trends in entry door designs are some of the most popular right now. Scandinavian simplic...

#Cybersecurity means #protecting your #physicalassets & #digitalbrand.
11/17/2021

#Cybersecurity means #protecting your #physicalassets & #digitalbrand.

#Cybersecurity means #protecting your #physicalassets & #digitalbrand.

Get a quick #economicupdate based on our #fallconference.
11/16/2021

Get a quick #economicupdate based on our #fallconference.

Get a quick #economicupdate based on our #fallconference.

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WDMA Webinars

For those who wish to further their knowledge on #windowsanddoors, some of the #webinars on our site will provide you with continuing education credits from AIA, DHI, or NARI. https://bit.ly/3jOUY9w

#Sustainability is at the forefront of our minds at WDMA. Check out our resources on #highperformance #windows and #door...
11/15/2021

#Sustainability is at the forefront of our minds at WDMA. Check out our resources on #highperformance #windows and #doors. http://ow.ly/TGnG50GO491

#Sustainability is at the forefront of our minds at WDMA. Check out our resources on #highperformance #windows and #doors. http://ow.ly/TGnG50GO491

WDMA wrapped up its fall #conference last week. Thank you to all who joined us as we explored trends in #sustainability ...
11/12/2021

WDMA wrapped up its fall #conference last week. Thank you to all who joined us as we explored trends in #sustainability and provided an #economic outlook for the future. #Leaders in the #door and #window industry left with new insight on #cybersecurity and #mangementskills.

WDMA wrapped up its fall #conference last week. Thank you to all who joined us as we explored trends in #sustainability and provided an #economic outlook for the future. #Leaders in the #door and #window industry left with new insight on #cybersecurity and #mangementskills.

When considering #multifamily #design, plenty of #naturallight and large windows are just two of the vital elements to i...
11/12/2021

When considering #multifamily #design, plenty of #naturallight and large windows are just two of the vital elements to include. https://bit.ly/3GKyU9L

When considering #multifamily #design, plenty of #naturallight and large windows are just two of the vital elements to include. https://bit.ly/3GKyU9L

While the #Farmhouse style first emerged in the mid-1800's, it remains a popular style today. What #housingstyle would y...
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Five approaches to the Farmhouse style - Open Up to Performance

While the #Farmhouse style first emerged in the mid-1800's, it remains a popular style today. What #housingstyle would you like to see us focus on next? Let us know in the comments. #HomeDesign

From traditional to contemporary, slight modifications to exterior forms and window styles can shift the typical farmhouse design in many directions. “Farmhouse modern” doesn’t mean the same thing today as it did 30 years ago. Today’s Modern Farmhouse has an urban edge that mixes well with o...

The best quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights can be found within our manufacturers list. Filter by the style of #do...
11/09/2021
Manufacturers - Open Up to Performance

The best quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights can be found within our manufacturers list. Filter by the style of #door you're looking to include, or discover #manufacturer websites and social media pages.

Energy efficiency continues to be in high demand for home buyers in every aspect of their #housedesign. In fact, the #wi...
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Home Buyers Want Energy Efficient Windows | Eye On Housing

Energy efficiency continues to be in high demand for home buyers in every aspect of their #housedesign. In fact, the #window characteristic that home buyers value more than any other, is #energyefficiency.

Previous posts reported on home buyer preferences for kitchen and bath features, from NAHB’s recent study What Home Buyers Really Want, 2021 Edition. The same study also asked the panel of 3,247 recent and prospective home buyers to rate a dozen different window types and materials on the followin...

For newcomers and seasoned professionals alike, our #webinars are here to help you learn something new about #windowsand...
11/02/2021
Webinars - Open Up to Performance

For newcomers and seasoned professionals alike, our #webinars are here to help you learn something new about #windowsanddoors.

Home #renovations always come with their share of challenges, but converting a nearly 100-year-old commercial space into...
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How Sound Abatement Helps Create a Healthy Home

Home #renovations always come with their share of challenges, but converting a nearly 100-year-old commercial space into a #familyhome comes with extra quirks. Read on to see how important sound is in #homedesign.

Noisy neighbors or environments can take a physical toll on occupants. That's why industry pros increasingly consider noise control to be a green building tenet.

Building #homes can play an important role in leading #economicrecovery, by bringing in many new jobs. Discover why the ...
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Home Building Can Lead Recovery

Building #homes can play an important role in leading #economicrecovery, by bringing in many new jobs. Discover why the future looks bright in the article below. #homedesign

A recent NAHB special study shows the dramatic impact of the housing industry on revitalizing the economy

With retail spending at record levels, #housing starts are the highest they've been since the great recession, and #resi...
10/25/2021
How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Window and Door Market - Open Up to Performance

With retail spending at record levels, #housing starts are the highest they've been since the great recession, and #residential improvement spending is up double digits. Check out our #blogpost to discover more on how COVID-19 has impacted the window and door market.

Photo Credit: Kolbe Windows & Doors Most of the presentations at the WDMA 2020 Fall Conference included some information or data about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic; however, Matt Ritchie, Director, Qualitative Analysis and Casey Olson, Senior Industry Analyst, Windows & Doors from Principia....

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Learn something new before the year ends with our free #webinars for #builders, #remodelers, #architects, and #specifiers.
The evidence continues to roll in showing that the #remodeling industry is continually improving year over year. Check out the research from NAHB. #HomeRemodeling
Windows are one of the most important features of a building, in terms of both looks and functionality. #WindowDesign
In their most recent study, #NFRC revealed insights on the commercial #fenestration market and highlighted the innovative #technologies that can make a difference and even lower carbon emissions.
Don't just add #skylights for more sunshine during the winter months - go #solar for a more #greenfriendly home.
The more we stay inside working from home, the more #naturallight we need. Get inspired with these ideas to add more light and incorporate nature into your #homedesign.
Some of the most important elements for home design are found within high quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights. Find your perfect picks within our manufacturers.
As we draw closer to 2022, take a look at the hottest #homedesigns for 2021. #HouseDesign #HomeDesign #FarmhouseStyle
Get inspired by the designs of #FrankLloydWright, whose style opened homes to nature. This can be done through #door and #window choices, seamlessly blending #livingspace with outdoor space.
For #architects, #builders, and #specifiers, the free #webinars on our site will provide guidance and knowledge to you.
The appetite for homes where residents can each have their own space — and enjoy time indoors — will be a lingering legacy of COVID. #HomeDesign
High quality #windows, #doors, and #skylights are imperative to any home renovation or new build. Discover the best of the best on our #manufacturers page.