Windows

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.



Energy efficiency, quality top considerations when specifying windows, say build

Energy efficiency, quality top considerations when specifying windows, say builders

Features
October 22, 2012

As builders look to differentiate their homes, energy efficiency plays an increasingly vital role in new-home construction

Marvin, myMarvin Architect's Challenge, 2012, winners, nine, projects

Marvin, myMarvin Architect's Challenge, 2012, winners, nine, projects

News
September 04, 2012

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 Window Opening Control Device

Products
August 22, 2012

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

Simonton SafePoint impact-resistant glass

Products
July 03, 2012

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 Architectural Collection

Products
May 17, 2012

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

Lutron Serena Remote-Controlled Shades

Products
May 06, 2012

These battery-operated shades from Lutron can be adjusted manually via remote control or programmed to different settings.

Pella's SmartSync technology allows shades or blinds to be controlled by a remot

Pella's SmartSync technology allows shades or blinds to be controlled by a remote control or home automation system.

Products
March 18, 2012

Pella's SmartSync technology allows shades or blinds to be controlled by a remote control or home automation system.

Moisture control techniques for wood-framed homes

Moisture control techniques for wood-framed homes

Features
January 03, 2012

Moisture can be the nemesis of today’s more tightly-built wood-framed homes. Creating a tight building envelope is only one part of the equation in creating a high-performing, energy-efficient house — if it’s not coupled with strategies for letting accumulated moisture out of wall cavities, it can be a recipe for disaster. The NAHB Research Center offers moisture control tips for wood-framed homes.

Integrity Wood-Ultrex Windows, expanded line

Integrity Wood-Ultrex Windows

Products
January 03, 2012

Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors has expanded its Wood-Ultrex window line with special sizes.

Hurd Windows and Doors, H3 double hung window

Hurd H3 double hung window

Products
January 03, 2012

Hurd Windows and Doors' new H3 double hung window is a mid-priced model that includes several innovative features, including a concealed wood jambliner.

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