Editor at @dwmmag. Formerly at @USATODAY. Retweets aren't endorsements, but they do class up the joint.

Trey Barrineau's Biography

TREY BARRINEAU is the editor of Door & Window Market magazine, an award-winning publication dedicated to in-depth coverage of the fenestration industry. He joined the magazine's parent company, Key Communications, in December 2014.

From September 2000 to December 2014, Trey was a multiplatform editor and writer in USA TODAY's Life section, where he composed blog entries and stories, managed the Life website's presentation on mobile and desktop ...

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Hainer Awards

Best print headline in USA TODAY for July 2014. Best print headline in USA TODAY for May 2014. Best print headline in USA TODAY for December 2013. Prior to that, a 13-time winner in USA TODAY's monthly Hainer Awards competition from 2001-2006.


2008 - General
Part of a team recognized for exceptional deadline coverage of the Oscars.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports reporter, Hickory Daily Record, Hickory, N.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but never for work.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is making news personal and sharable, which encourages people to become immersed in stories.

FenestrationAssociate Round 3: Sealants, Hardware and More

dwmmag.com — It might be the hectic holiday season, but that hasn't slowed down my quest to earn a FenestrationAssociate certificate. I've written about my first dive into the professional certification program, and most recently I updated you on Round 2. I've now moved on to the third group of courses.

FenestrationAssociate Round 2: Aluminum, Vinyl and More

dwmmag.com — A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about my first dive into the FenestrationAssociate coursework. Group 1 was pretty challenging. It covered window selection, glass, performance standards for doors and windows, and special challenges such as sound abatement, wind-borne debris and blast mitigation. Group 2 was shorter, but still interesting.

Never Stop Learning: The Road to a FenestrationAssociate Certificate

dwmmag.com — Has it been a year already? Wow. Time flies when you're working hard, learning a lot and having fun. I joined DWM in December 2014. Since that time, I've traveled all over North America, and I've met some great people. I've also learned what "fenestration" means.
Dec 03, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM's Trey Barrineau is working to be an @AAMAInfo FenestrationAssociate (no, really, he is!). Why you should, too: ow.ly/Vr4Ab

How are Things Up North?

dwmmag.com — Here's one key takeaway from last week's Win-door North America trade show in Toronto -- it looks like the Canadian market for doors and windows could be facing a slowdown. As economist Warren Jestin made clear during his presentation last Thursday morning, Canada's economy is struggling.
Nov 09, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau says there's some evidence of an economic slowdown in Canada: ow.ly/UqPsF

Changes in Overtime Pay Rules: Should You Be Worried?

usglassmag.com — The U.S. Department of Labor's proposed overtime rule, which would raise the threshold under which most salaried workers are guaranteed overtime pay from $23,660 a year to $50,440 a year in 2016, grabbed the attention of the construction and manufacturing industries this summer.

AAMA Goes Big on Marketing; Meet the New Regulatory Affairs Manager

dwmmag.com — Other than the crab cakes, one thing really stood out for me at this week's American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) fall conference at the beautiful Hyatt Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, Md. - hearing the words "marketing" and "social media" pop up in nearly every presentation and conversation.
Oct 22, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau heard some new words buzzing around at the recent #AAMAConf: ow.ly/TJqjp

GlassBuild America: What an Experience

dwmmag.com — It's been quite a first year for this fenestration newbie -- at least as far as trade shows go. About a month after starting in a new industry, I was at my very first trade show -- the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.

We Know You Work With Great Women - Tell Us About Them!

dwmmag.com — by Trey BarrineauAugust 31st, 2015 August 31st, 2015 by Trey Barrineau I'm coming up on nine months here at DWM covering the fenestration industry, and among the many things I'veobserved about the field during that time, this one perhaps stands out most of all: This is clearly a business that's still dominated by men.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @dwmmag: DWM editor @treybarrineau wants you to help us find outstanding women in the door and window industry: ow.ly/RAlfz

Millennials Giving Major Boost to Multifamily Construction

usglassmag.com — The focus of the U.S. housing market might be shifting in a big way: from owning single-family homes to renting multi-family units, according to the annual State of the Nation's Housing report from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Millennials are increasingly becoming renters, according to the report, and multifamily rental construction is booming.

Who “Owns” Legally Binding Construction Codes?

usglassmag.com — The state of Georgia has filed a lawsuit against public-domain activist Carl Malamud for publishing the state's entire legal code online. It's the latest legal battle for a man who is currently being sued by organizations that develop construction standards-including ones used for glazing, doors and windows-that are then incorporated into state building codes.
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Feb 05, 2016

RT @JohnHMcWhorter: Ta-Nehisi Coates' attack on Bernie Sanders about reparations is vastly unfair, I write here cnn.com/2016/01/20/opi…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @AndrewEpstein3: This symposium devoted to the work of Albert Murray at Columbia University on February 13 looks great -- jazz.columbia.edu/event/albert-m…

Feb 05, 2016

America, please read some Albert Murray. Please.

Feb 05, 2016

RT @dwmmag: Hot off the presses: The February issue of DWM is here. Check it out! ow.ly/Y03fp pic.twitter.com/9a4g8Dlt9h

Feb 04, 2016

Did Neal Awards finalists go out, @SIIA? Seeing @SN_news, @adage, others announcing finalists; Neal site says list goes out Feb. 18.

Feb 04, 2016

@nzmuda hi, when did they release the list of finalists?

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