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  • North Atlantic Corp. partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to install a 1551 kilowatt solar energy system on the roof of its Somerset location. The solar array is projected to cover 90 percent of North Atlantic Corp.’s annual electricity bill and will contribute to substantial savings on the company’s energy expenditures. “NAC has been looking at solar the... more »
  • Deceuninck North America is collaborating with Owens Corning to improve thermal efficiency and performance in window and door systems, according to officials from Deceuninck. Projects may include Owens Corning Weatherstripping, Innergy Rigid Thermal Reinforcements and thermal installation. "We are excited to be a part of an industry-changing initiative," says Filip Geeraert, president... more »
  • JELD-WEN plans to build a new training center in Charlotte, North Carolina, employing 200 new and relocated company associates. “JELD-WEN is investing in Charlotte because this vibrant city has so much to offer in the way of talent and amenities. We appreciate the support provided through the state Job Development Investment Grant as well as local Charlotte Mecklenburg support and we... more »
  • Press Glass received certification from the Institute of Ceramics and Construction Materials for its bullet-proof glazing units. The certificate is a formal proof that panes produced by the manufacturer meet the requirements included in EN 1279-5:2005+A2:2010. ICiMB is a state-run R&D and implementing body operating in Poland for over 60 years.  "Bullet-proof glass provides... more »
  • Pella Corp. acquired Duratherm Windows Corp., a manufacturer and designer of customizable hardwood windows and doors located in Vassalboro, Maine. “It was a pleasant surprise to me when I received a call from Pella, especially since I wasn’t actively seeking to sell the business,” says Tim Downing, president at Duratherm. “This partnership creates exciting possibilities... more »
  • The GlazeAlarm, first showcased Glasstec in 2014, released a target date for full production and delivery of Q1 2017. The GlazeAlarm is a home automation security product that allows glazing manufacturers to compete in the security space, the company reports. A patent-pending wireless shock- and humidity-sensor system, it is installed within a double-glazed unit during manufacture and will... more »
  • Westeck Windows & Doors will open its seventh showroom in Kirkland, Washington. The window and door dealer will celebrate the expansion with a Grand Opening on Fri., Nov. 4 from 2 - 6 p.m. The new showroom is located at 8902 122nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, Washington, 98033.  more »
  • Western Window Systems introduced the Series 610 Single-Hung and Series 620 Sliding Window. The all-new window line replaces the Series 100, the company’s previous line of single-hung and sliding windows. Each window integrates with Western Window Systems’ large sliding glass doors and fixed windows. Both styles can be directly mulled to most of Western Window Systems’ product... more »
  • 3M and Energy Products Distribution released a new technology, Thinsulate Window Film, which slows down the process of fading. Thinsulate not only helps to block out the sun’s heat in the summer, but it also helps to trap heat inside during the winter, providing extra insulation and comfort in colder months. The film is added to existing windows, providing a nearly invisible layer of... more »
  • Quanex Building Products refreshed quanex.com with insights and technical resources developed to help make its customers’ businesses better, according to the company. The redesigned website, now mobile responsive for all devices, features an easy-to-use layout, offering the visitor an intuitive user experience. “Most people spend a significant amount of time using their mobile devices... more »