Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
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.
Geared toward homes in the eastern U.S., this new collection from Ply Gem consolidates all of the company’s vinyl window options into one platform, with a common sash and sizing.
Twelve standard sizes are available for this moving glass wall system from Milgard that brings high-end luxury to the average homeowner.
Equipped with Honeywell’s Verilock sensor technology in the frame, this series of windows from Andersen will alert homeowners if they are open or closed, locked or unlocked.
These acrylic block windows from Hy-Lite offer all of the privacy of traditional glass block windows with the functionality of an operable window.
This new window product line from Kolbe was designed in collaboration with architects to emphasize clean, modern design.
David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately held home builders, released the winners of its "Partners of Choice" Award for 2013, which recognizes outstanding suppliers from the builder's evaluation system.
Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. has introduced the VistaLuxe Collection, developed with architects specifically for contemporary designs that utilize multiple units to create large expanses of glass.
The National Fenestration Rating Council approved changes to its NFRC 100 and NFRC 200 standards, allowing certain shading devices to be rated for U-factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient.
The New Mexico State Court of Appeals struck down an attempt to repeal energy-efficient building codes. The original decision to roll back the building codes came from a suggestion by Gov. Susana Martinez’s small business task force.
The development of this new line—with single hung, sliding, picture, and architectural shape styles—includes a consolidation of Ply Gem Windows’ multiple vinyl window options into one platform, with a common sash and common sizing.