ProBuilder Product Report: Windows & Skylights

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A plethora of new windows and skylights from Kolbe, Jeld-wen and more for your consideration.

March 01, 2008

You normally don't lump "historic" and "Low-E2" together, but Kolbe does just that with the Ogee Direct Set windows. The windows have 7/8-inch of insulated glass with an argon gas fill to give the historic-looking windows a green kick. Performance divided lights, multiple grilles and a slew of custom wood species are included in the bonanza of options.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-126 


The latest windows from Andersen Windows & Doors include the 400 series, which features pre-formed rigid vinyl PVC cladding. Sill members feature a solid wood core and the company's Fibrex composite material on the exterior. A factory-applied rigid vinyl anchor flange on the head, sill and the side of the outer frame help secure the window to the house.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-125 


Made for all types of construction jobs, Pella's Designer Series collection of stylish windows and patio doors feature optional between-the-glass shades, blinds or decorative panels. The windows and patio doors also offer energy-efficient double- and triple-paned glass options, and many of the SKUs meet Energy Star requirements.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-127 


As the first company in the nation to introduce magnet lock technology for residential vinyl windows, Jeld-Wen's new MAGLock mechanism now comes standard on the company's Premium Vinyl slider and single-hung windows. The one-touch lock is easy to use and has an unobtrusive low-profile design.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-128 


Carrying a rather historic namesake, MW Windows & Doors' Jefferson Series is available in double-hung, casement/awning and picture windows and is complemented by a variety of accent windows and architectural shapes. The Jefferson series features a cellular PVC sash and frame with a two-piece sill, brick mold and blind stops.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-129 


The new Designer Select Bevel Series from Pittsburgh Corning features 11 patterns in a glass block form. They feature the company's VUE glass with bevel-like designs or a stipple pattern. All 11 products are available in 8- by 8- by 4-inch glass blocks.

For FREE information visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-130 


The crew from Medford, Wis., pulled out all the stops on Weather Shield Windows & Doors' push-out casement window. Its standard 4 9/16-inch jamb thickness and push-out hinges with friction/stay devices keep the windows securely in place. Simulated divided light grille bars are available in putty-glazed or colonial profiles. Oil-rubbed bronze hardware comes standard.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-131 


The engineers certainly had foresight with Visions 3000 single-hung windows. The windows combine the classic look of wood in premium vinyl. The sash glides within a 3¼-inch jamb, and the window has a traditional Brickmold profile with an integral J-channel. The 3000 windows sport fusion-welded corners, replacing unsightly squared-off appearances or overlapping frame and sash sections.

For FREE information, visit http://pb.ims.ca/5643-132

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