The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
Because windows involve both the interior and exterior of the home, installing them can involve a lot of planning. How they look from inside and outside, as well as how the client feels about their privacy, are important considerations. To maximize energy conservation and make the home as comfortable as possible, the right tools and equipment are needed to install and reframe your clients' new windows.
When it comes to specifying window systems for new-home projects, energy efficiency and price were always the top two drivers of purchasing preference.
While special considerations were necessary in providing the heating and cooling systems for one of the first passive houses built in the U.S., mostly conventional materials were used for the building envelope.
Marvin Windows and Doors now offers a range of factory-applied stain finishes, as well as a factory-applied clear finish, on its wood and clad-wood windows and doors.
The Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Awards celebrate toughness in the builders, remodelers, and architects who use Integrity products, and now the window and door maker is accepting nominations for the 2013 award program.
Andersen, Narroline, double-hung windows, last
The last Andersen Narroline double-hung window rolled off the production line in Bayport, Minn., on Jan. 31, marking an end to one of the most successful building products ever produced.
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh
With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.
Kolbe Ultra Series 90-degree wall unit
Kolbe’s Ultra Series 90-degree wall unit allows builders and designers to create dramatic corner windows.
Marvin, Loewen, hockey, fundraiser, Dave Christian, January 12, Warroad, Minn.
Marvin and Loewen usually battle for sales with homeowners, architects and builders. But next week, employees of the neighboring window and door makers will face off in an international border battle for bragging rights on the hockey rink.
Marvin, myMarvin Architect's Challenge, 2012, winners, nine, projects
Marvin announced the winners of its fourth annual myMarvin Architect’s Challenge last week, selecting eight design projects from across the U.S. and one in Ireland.
Integrity Window Opening Control Device
Integrity’s Window Opening Control Device limits the window opening to 4 inches unless overridden in a two-step process.