Since the launch of Professional Builder’s Daily Feed newsletter on June 4, 2014, I have scanned thousands upon thousands of news stories about or related to home building in some way.
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.
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.
Simonton SafePoint impact-resistant glass
Engineered to withstand high winds and flying debris, the new SafePoint impact-resistant laminated glass package from Simonton Windows is now available nationwide as an option on the company's line of ProFinish Brickmould 600 windows and doors.
Andersen Architectural Collection
Andersen Windows’ new Andersen Architectural Collection brings together the company’s premium product lines — Andersen A-Series and E-Series/Eagle windows and doors — with tools and resources to help designers and homeowners identify the ideal window and door styles, options, and features for their project.
Lutron Serena Remote-Controlled Shades
These battery-operated shades from Lutron can be adjusted manually via remote control or programmed to different settings.
Energy efficiency, quality top considerations when specifying windows, say builders
As builders look to differentiate their homes, energy efficiency plays an increasingly vital role in new-home construction