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JELD-WEN Reveals Sustainable Windows and Doors at Ecobuild

SHEFFIELD, England, - Visitors to Ecobuild will be able to view all the exciting new sustainable and energy efficient products from JELD-WEN at this year's Ecobuild show. The leading manufacturer of high quality doors and windows will be demonstrating how its doors and windows provide market leading U values that enable developers to meet the higher levels of the Code for Sustainable Homes and...

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Phifer PetScreen Just Got Cleaner with Microban
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Phifer PetScreen Just Got Cleaner with Microban

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Phifer Incorporated announces the launch of Microban® antimicrobial product protection in its PetScreen, a heavy-duty, pet-resistant insect screening. PetScreen joins a lineup of Phifer products - insect screening, sun control and outdoor furniture fabrics - that help safeguard against the growth of pesky microbes such as mold and mildew. Added during the manufacturing...

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Creating a Screen Porch: Variety of Phifer Screen Options Abound
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Creating a Screen Porch: Variety of Phifer Screen Options Abound

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The screen porch is where relaxation and family time take center stage! Sitting in the open, fresh air, connecting with nature, all in a bug-free environment? Your home's porch can easily become the most sought-after room" in the house - perfect for dining, reading or any other favorite pastime! When considering installing a screen porch, the screening options are almost...

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Phifer Exterior Sun Control Fabrics Receive GREENGUARD Select Certification
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Phifer Exterior Sun Control Fabrics Receive GREENGUARD Select Certification

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Phifer Incorporated has attained the elite GREENGUARD Select certification for its Exterior Sun Control Fabrics. Phifer is the first and only window coverings manufacturer to receive the Select certification by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) for superior indoor air quality performance. Phifer's fabrics are also certified as meeting the stringent GREENGUARD...

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More Than 20,000 Kolbe Products Are ENERGY STAR Qualified in Both the U.S. & Canada

Wausau, Wis. - A sampling of the more than 20,000 Kolbe products that meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® criteria for both the U.S. and Canada will be exhibited at the 2012 International Builders Show (IBS) in booth W3729. Many of Kolbe's energy-efficient windows will be displayed with high-performance, double or triple pane insulating glass with LoE coatings. Window products can qualify for...

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Alcoa Kawneer Wins Crystal Achievement Award for Most Innovative Curtain Wall Product

Fifth time Kawneer has been recognized by Glass Magazine for innovative product NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced that its Kawneer architectural aluminum products and systems business has been named the winner of Glass Magazine's 2011 Most Innovative Curtain Wall Product" Crystal Achievement Award for its Clearwall(TM) Curtain Wall. This is the fifth time Kawneer has been recognized with a...

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Meeting the Needs of Hurricane Zones, Kolbe's Sterling Double Hung Windows Earn HVHZ Certification
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Meeting the Needs of Hurricane Zones, Kolbe's Sterling Double Hung Windows Earn HVHZ Certification

Wausau, Wis. - Without modifying its traditional architectural aesthetic or ease of operation, Kolbe's Ultra Series Sterling double hung windows have attained High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) certification in the state of Florida. Kolbe's Ultra Series Sterling double hungs not only meet criteria for the HVHZ certification, but also meet the criteria for large missile impact Level D, and Wind...

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Wausau's Copper-colored INvent Windows Help Restore Middle School's Historic Character, Improve Performance

Wausau, Wis. - Beaty-Warren Middle School in Warren, Pa., nears the completion of an extensive renovation to update and unify its 80-year-old facility. Gothic arches, turrets, steeply-pitched rooflines, brick and stone masonry, and tall, narrow doors and windows distinguish the school's Tudor style. Matching the classic design, while increasing daylight, energy-efficiency, interior comfort,...

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Projected Windows offer look of double-hung windows.

Suited for historical window renovations, INvent(TM) 4250i and 4250i-LXT feature offset glass planes to replicate double-hung sash, while providing low air infiltration of projected windows. Using recycled content, windows have 4.5 in. frame with polyamide thermal barrier and integral between-glass blinds. Configurations include fixed, in-swing and out-swing casements, top-hinged, awning, and...

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Grand Rapids Christian Elementary New School Enhances Community Connections with Wausau's Windows

Wausau, Wis. -- Connection and community are integral design themes for the new Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School in Michigan. Contributing to these aspects and to the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC's) LEED® certification criteria, Wausau Window and Wall Systems® triple-glazed, insulated windows provide transparency, daylighting, views, as well as thermal performance for...

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