Product News: Architectural and Civil Engineering Products
Folding Windows provide expansive views.
Press Release Summary:
July 23, 2012 - With Ultra Series, architects can design open spaces with expansive views and natural light. Windows accommodate up to 8 panels on each side, spanning more than 50 ft with each panel as wide as 39 3/8 in. and as high as 72 in. Double pane insulating glass with LoE2-270 coating, 3 in. stiles and rails, and 1 ¾ in. thick pine wood construction are standard. For windows' interior, sustainably harvested wood species can be selected. Exteriors are clad in extruded aluminum with recycled content.
Original Press Release
Kolbe Introduces Ultra Folding Window
Press release date: July 10, 2012
Wausau, Wis. -- Kolbe's Ultra Series Folding Window supports architects in designing open spaces with expansive views, fresh air and natural light. The Folding Window complements the flexible customization, matching profiles, high performance and expansive sizes of its Folding Door product.
The Folding Window accommodates up to eight panels on each side, spanning more than 50 feet with each panel as wide as 39-3/8 inches and as high as 72 inches. Double pane insulating glass with LoE2-270 coating, 3-inch stiles and rails, and 1-3/4-inch-thick pine wood construction are offered as standard. Optional sizes for stiles, rails and thickness are available, as are glass types, hardware, screens, sills and divided lites.
For the windows' interior, a range of sustainably harvested wood species can be selected, such as those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council(TM) (FSC® license code FSC-C019541). Kolbe's Ultra Series products' exteriors are clad in low-maintenance extruded aluminum with recycled content. The outer metal surfaces may be finished in environmentally friendly, durable coatings in a broad palette of colors.
Kolbe products' environmental attributes also support projects pursuing green goals including U.S. Green Building Council's LEED® Rating System(TM), Green Globes(TM) and ENERGY STAR®. Kolbe's website offers air, water, structural and thermal reports; warranties, installation and maintenance information; 2-D drawings and building information models; and online videos to demonstrate product operation and performance testing.
What began in 1946 as a two-brother team has grown into an internationally respected manufacturing company. Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co, Inc. remains a privately held, community-oriented business located in Wausau, Wis. Covering nearly one million-square-feet, its state-of-the-art facilities feature high-tech machinery and a design center to present the creative possibilities offered by Kolbe windows and doors.