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  • Matt Harnack, an environmental filmmaker currently studying at Stanford University, recently posted the following video on YouTube.  Extolling the environmental benefits of going from single-pane to double glazinG, as well as other energy efficiency upgrades, the video, "Double Panes," is set to the tune of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes."   more »
  • Edgetech I.G. Inc. yesterday hosted Environment Ohio for a special event to introduce the organization’s new report, “Growing Ohio’s Green Energy Economy.”  Environment Ohio, which works to protect Ohio's air, water and open spaces, chose Edgetech to participate in the event because of Super Spacer’s contributions to meeting the stringent energy-efficiency... more »
  • Door manufacturer Therma-Tru Corp. and window manufacturer Gorell Enterprises Inc. have been honored by World Vision in recognition of their donations to the humanitarian organization.The organization honored both companies at AAMA’s 72nd annual meeting on Feb. 24.“Therma-Tru and Gorell have been enthusiastic participants in World Vision’s mission to serve those affected by... more »
  • Truseal Technologies Inc. is celebrating its 10th year as an Energy Star partner. The supplier of warm-edge IG spacer systems became a partner in 1998, the first year window components were recognized as a category in the Department of Energy program, officials note. “We’re proud to announce that Truseal has been an Energy Star partner for a decade. The partnership... more »
  • PPG Industries reports it has shipped its 20-millionth square-foot of Solarban 70XL glass, said to be the world’s first triple-silver-coated, solar control low-e glass. Introduced initially in the commercial market, the product is making strong inroads into residential windows and doors now too, according to Margie Hahn, residential segment manager for the glass maker. The glass has... more »
  • In a home improvement segment that aired last week on The Today Show, Simpson Door Co. had a few of its products featured.  The segment was hosted by Amy Matthews, one of the hosts of the DIY Network series Sweat Equity. She went through a series of simple upgrades homeowners can do to their homes. One of those upgrades she discussed was the replacement of hollow core... more »
  • Window World Inc. has signed on to sponsor two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Terry Labonte and his Toyota Camry for the 2009 Daytona 500. Todd Whitworth, CEO for the replacement window company says Window World is looking at additional race sponsorship opportunities with Prism Motorsports, the newly-fomed firm which is fielding Labonte. “Window World has grown to be... more »
  • Roto Frank of America is celebrating its 30-year anniversary in North America in 2009 with a special logo that will appear in sales materials, newsletters and advertisements throughout the year. The hardware producer will also celebrate the anniversary with a variety of customer-related activities and during the GlassBuild America show which will take place in Atlanta, Ga., in September. “... more »
  • Edgetech IG Inc. is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Started in 1989, the company is planning special edition newsletters, ads and case studies that focus on the many Super Spacer projects that have stood the test of time. Customers are encouraged to submit their stories and successes with Super Spacer at www.edgetech360.com. “We are enjoying the opportunity to reflect on the... more »
  • Simonton Windows is donating a house full of energy-efficient, low-maintenance windows to the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway in Morgantown, W. Va. Representatives from A&A Homes broke ground in November for the 1,682 square foot, single story home, which will be given away during the summer of 2009 to a raffle winner. Raffle tickets are priced at $100 each and will be available starting April 3... more »