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  • Loewen published new Building Information Modeling content, available for download on the Loewen website. Architects and dealers can access 3D models of 80 percent of actively specified products in Revit and SketchUp platforms, including features for architectural design, engineering and construction. Files are complimentary and no password is required. Current models have a full range of options... more »
  • La Loma Windows & Doors by Loewen is now Loewen Vero Collection. The operations of Vero Collection remain in Tucson, Arizona, and will be supported by the Loewen operations and dealer network. The Vero products will be offered under the following brands: VeroSteel windows and doors and VeroCore, constructed with Accoya wood. more »
  • Ply Gem Windows Premium Series received a Consumers Digest Best Buy. Highlighted in the magazine’s October 2016 issue “Clear Winners” section, the window series was selected as a midrange price Best Buy in the vinyl replacement window category. In its evaluation, Consumers Digest notes that the Ply Gem Windows Premium Series “includes high-density polyurethane insulation... more »
  • Roto Frank of America introduced its new Alversa sliding patio door hardware system. According to the company, the system facilitates quick and efficient installation and makes it easier and faster to add or modify components. Key features include a universal central locking system, a universal handle and a modular sliding system. "The Roto Alversa Sliding Patio Door system was developed as... more »
  • Windows suitable for passive house construction are now available through Earthwise Windows of Albany, New York, known locally as PVC Industries. Earthwise Windows developed the Revolution window system with passive housing requirements in mind. The triple-glazed windows feature a seven-chambered sash and a continuous triple weather seal. The window can achieve thermal performance ratings of R-7... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, volunteers filled backpacks with school supplies to benefit children at a local Title I elementary school in the Savannah, Georgia, area. A total of 500 backpacks were filled and distributed during the event at East Broad Street K-8 School on Sept. 26. This event was coordinated in partnership with World... more »
  • At the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, Garrison Wynn shared the ways in which top performers harness the power of their personal and organizational influence, stressing the importance of making those around feel heard. Wynn's advice centered around ways to work with difficult people, as well as the importance of taking responsibility for one's own... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, Michael Collins, partner and managing director of Building Industry Advisors LLC, provided an economic overview and outlook of the window and door industry. When it comes to lending standards, loans to businesses over the last year or so have become more difficult to obtain, Collins observed. On the other... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 National Fall Conference, the AAMA Sustainability Steering Committee hosted speakers Lauren Wallace, Epsten Group, and Dr. Elliott Horner, UL, who stressed the importance of wellness in buildings the industry assists in creating and renovating. "When we think of sustainability, we often think of environmental impact,"... more »
  • Adler Windows was named one of the Best Places to Work in New York City by Crain's New York Business. The list recognizes and honors employers in New York City benefiting the city’s economy, workforce and businesses. Adler Windows prides itself on maintaining a workplace that is rewarding, fun and fulfilling for its employees. "Our company is built upon our phenomenal staff, we... more »