This fenestration industry information is provided by the Showcase Window and Door Company. Below is a list of informational links to a variety of building, construction and fenestration industry websites. Both professionals and homeowners may find this information helpful. The listing below includes publications that cover new construction, replacement, remodeling, and the fenestration industry, in particular. Please check back as this information will be updated.



noun fen·es·tra·tion \ˌfe-nə-ˈstrā-shən\

1 : the arrangement, proportioning, and design of windows and doors in a building

Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Fenestration Industry Publications

Builder Magazine

Building, Design & Construction Magazine

Door & Window Market Magazine

Journal of Light Construction

Qualified Remodeler

Rate It Green Directory

Remodeling Magazine

Replacement Contractor

Window & Door

Fenestration Industry Research Sources

IBIS World
Window installation market research (for purchase).

Fredonia Group
Windows & Doors – Industry Market Research, Market Share, Market Size, Sales, Industry Trends and more (for purchase).

Remodeling Magazine

Window and Door “Top 100” List
Top 100 U.S. window and door manufacturers (free report).

Industry-Related Organizations and Trade Associations

Aluminum Extruders Council

American Architectural Manufacturers Association

American Institute of Architects

(Free architectural information on building materials, manufacturers, specifications, etc.)

American Society of Civil Engineers

ASTM International
(Formerly American Society for Testing and Materials)

Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council
(Part of the National Institute of Building Sciences)

Building Performance Institute

Energy Star Windows
(Managed by the Environmental Protection Agency)

Insulating Glass Certification Council

Installation Masters Institute

Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance

National Association of Home Builders

National Association of the Remodeling Industry

National Fenestration Rating Council

National Glass Association

National Sunroom Association
National Sunroom Association

Residential Energy Performance Network

Safety Glazing Certification Council

U.S. Green Building Council

The Vinyl Institute

Window & Door Manufacturers Association