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WMA News Brief – June 30, 2015

WMA Welcomes New Member 84 Lumber Company
Founded in 1956, 84 Lumber Company is the nation’s leading privately held building materials and services supplier to professional contractors and build-it-yourselfers. The company owns and operates 249 stores, […]

June 30th, 2015|Categories: WMA News Briefs|
  • Government-and-Legislature - World Millwork Alliance

Supreme Court Upholds Provision of the Affordable Care Act

The Washington Post reports that today the Supreme Court, by a 6-3 vote, upheld a provision in the Affordable Care Act that government subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans should be […]

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Government & Legislative|
  • Housing-Industry-News - World Millwork Alliance

New Home Sales at a 7 Year High

Recently, building permits and home resales have peaked,  and now new U.S. single family home sales increase in May to a more than 7 year high increasing the optimism of the housing market for 2015.

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June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Housing Industry News|
  • Codes & Standards News - World Millwork Alliance

ASHRAE and DOE Renew MoU

Energy Manager Today reports that ASHRAE and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOE) have renewed their memorandum of understanding, which was last renewed in 2011.  The agreement between ASHRAE and DOE continues the two organizations’ […]

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Codes & Standards News|
  • Codes & Standards News - World Millwork Alliance

State Rankings in Using LEED Certification

EcoBuilding Pulse reporter, Katie Gloede, breaks down U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) May state market brief report in her article about where states currently fall in obtaining LEED Certification for building projects.  Find out which […]

June 20th, 2015|Categories: Codes & Standards News|
  • Housing-Industry-News - World Millwork Alliance

Housing Starts Look Good but Will They Ever Get to Where They Were in 2006?

HousingWire’s, Trey Garrison, reports that while it has been forecasted that housing starts will surge 40% over the next few years to 1.5 million by 2017, what is not so certain is whether starts will […]

June 19th, 2015|Categories: Housing Industry News|