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  • MI Windows and Doors implemented Cardinal’s LoE3-340 solar control glass into all products manufactured in its Prescott Valley, Ariz. plant. The new glass features solar performance for double-pane units, achieving 0.18 solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) without the need for room-darkening tints. The coating used for the new glass is able to handle each portion of the solar spectrum... more »
  • Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Soft-Lite Windows that enables Soft-Lite to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line. Tyson Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing at Soft-Lite, said his company has been exploring dynamic glass options in response to customer demand. “We are excited to be able to offer self-tinting Suntuitive glass to our customers,... more »
  • Sanford & Hawley acquired Rogers Sash & Door and will close the company’s Newington, Conn., location, ProSales magazine reported online. Going forward, Sanford & Hawley will serve the customers of both companies from its locations in Unionville, Avon, and Manchester, Conn., stores and its regional location in West Springfield, Mass. more »
  • Synergist Window Company launched several new high performance window options for North American Passive House projects. Previously recognized for achieving the first Passive House Institute (PHI) certified all-wood outswing casement window in the U.S., new window product options are immediately available, including Passive Clad aluminum-clad window line and Passive Landmark, an all-wood window.... more »
  • In a new partnership between Alure Home Improvements and Marvin Windows & Doors, Alure will be the exclusive provider and installer of the Marvin Infinity Windows line on Long Island in New York, according to a release from PR Newswire. "We are excited to be working with Alure,” says Dan Marvin, Infinity business manager. “We share a vision that begins and ends with a... more »
  • Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business selected Western Window Systems and president and COO Scott Gates for its first-ever Sun Devil Select event, a celebration that honors top businesses owned or run by ASU alumni.   The door and window manufacturer is among 17 firms from across the country that will be recognized at an invitation-only luncheon on March 20 at... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors is accepting submissions for its annual design contest: the Architects Challenge. Now in its seventh year, the contest honors projects that represent the best in architectural design and use Marvin windows and doors.  The Architects Challenge will close for submission on May 1, 2015. The Showdown runs June 1 to July 12, and the winner announced July 15. Juried... more »
  • Three of MFM Building Products’ window flashing tapes comply with AAMA 711-07 as specified in ICC-ES AC38 (02-11) as the result of independent, third-party testing. The products include WindowWrap PSX-20, WindowWrap PowerBond and WindowWrap White. AAMA 711 is a voluntary specification outlined by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association to establish the test methods and minimum... more »
  • Eastern Architectural Systems (EAS) moved into its brand new 172,000 square foot warehouse located at 16341 Domestic Avenue in Fort Myers, Fla. This move will open up new job opportunities and cement EAS’ commitment to the Fort Myers and surrounding communities. “The economy is picking up and a lot of the building is coming back”, said Owner Greg Weekes. “We are excited... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors received Energy Star’s "Most Efficient" designation for more than 22,700 of their products. To comply with the standards, Marvin and Integrity offer the required high-performance glazing options and available accessories across many window product lines. Marvin and Integrity's certified window product and glass options... more »