May 28, 2015
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May 9, 2015
How to navigate the multi-panel door market
ABSi orchestrated the details on this project that uses LaCantina Door’s folding door system to extend the kitchen and living room of this farm house into the veranda. (Photography by Open Homes Photography)
The concept of bringing the outside in is nothing new to the industry. But, the trend hasn’t yet permeated all levels of the general public, as traditionally it has...
August 20, 2014
Whether natural or man-made, wood entry doors continue to gain market share
When it comes to entry doors, insulated steel is still king. Yet wood, whether in its natural form or fiberglass replicate, continues to make headway. There is an “emphasis on natural materials…and the influence of nature” that’s driving homeowner purchases, says Keith Juhola, vice president, sales and marketing, ODL Inc.
What’s also trending in entry doors? To hear...
February 25, 2014
“We’re seeing a shift from need-based repairs to things that will improve the look of the home,” said Chris Klein, CEO of Fortune Brands Home & Security, which includes Therma Tru, Simonton Windows, and Fypon, at the recent 2014 International Builders Show. And, it seems that many homeowners are starting their improvements at the front door.
Manufacturers are responding with...
September 4, 2013
Honoring the industry's innovators in technology, manufacturing and marketing
Window & Door is pleased to announce its 2013 Crystal Achievement Award winners. Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the industry, the awards recognize significant innovations and achievements in window and door technology, manufacturing, and marketing.
“Once again, our Crystal Achievement Award winners reflect the tremendous level of ingenuity, creativity and...
August 15, 2013
Homeowners willing to embrace energy-efficient windows and doors…if the price is right
Ask a half-dozen window and door manufacturers what defines a green product and you’re likely to receive as many different answers. What they all seem to agree on, however, is that residential customers— while increasingly open to green, and specifically energy-efficient, designs— are sensitive to cost increases unaccompanied by perceived value.
July 23, 2013
A supplier of synthetic trim and moulding products overviews basic styles
On the “what’s in and what’s out” list for homeowners, naked window exteriors are definitely “out,” according to Fypon, the manufacturer of synthetic millwork and trim products. Easy-to-install decorative accents like mouldings, window crossheads and shutters are now on the “in” list.
Installing crossheads and other window surround...
November 12, 2012
Exhibitors make new introductions at Canadian event
Win-Door North America celebrated its 18th anniversary November 6-8, 2012, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, where show officials reported an increase in attendance and exhibitors by 15-20 percent. Read an overview of the event here, and view some of the new products on display below.
Novatech Group featured its Element sliding hybrid patio door that combines aluminum, PVC...
August 1, 2012
Market recovery, pending Energy Star changes, set stage for busy show in September
Components designed to provide enhanced energy performance were featured by numerous suppliers at last year's GlassBuild in Atlanta.
Improving markets enjoyed by some window and door manufacturers already and anticipated by others are setting the stage for a busy GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo coming this fall. Nearly 7,000 industry...
March 7, 2012
Welcome to Window & Door's ongoing coverage of the 2012 Fensterbau/Frontale trade fair. This page provides a look at some of the window and door components and equipment showcased at the international event, held in Nuremberg, Germany at the end of march.
Click here to read our overview report of the event.
Attention Fensterbau Exhibitors: If you’d...