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    A Solar Powered Dimmer allows consumers to control the amount of natural light entering the home through their ODL tubular skylight. The dimmer is the first in the industry to not require hard wiring, using solar energy instead, resulting in quicker and less expensive installation than competitors, the supplier explains. The dimmer can be installed in new or existing 10-inch ODL tubular skylight... more »
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    Installation & Trim
    A low-density, closed-cell EPDM sponge product for continuously extruded profiles offers enhanced sealing properties for applications requiring low closing forces and intricate shape maintenance in both small and large cross-sections. From Lauren Manufacturing, the compound is capable of maintaining a 6 to 8 pound per cubic foot density and can be processed through both LCM salt bath and... more »
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    Patio Doors
    The VSW65 single track slider from Nanawall Systems is a wood-framed, individual panel single sliding system that provides a clean line for a seamless transition from inside to outside in large openings. The multi-panel system can be used to create large glass walls that easily glide open and close, with each system custom designed to the size and number of panels needed. Maximum panel width is... more »
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    Door & Window Hardware
    Competitively priced, Truth Hardware’s TwinLatch is a new high strength composite tilt latch designed to be simple to install. It does not require any t-shaped routes as the window profile is being prepped for hardware installation. With a unique push-down installation, vinyl and fiberglass window manufacturers will quickly see how easy it is to snap these flush-mounted latches into the... more »
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    Glass & IG Components
    The technologically advanced materials used to manufacture Intercept Stainless Steel Ultra enable the product to achieve a reduced NFRC conductivity multiplier of 13.63 W/mK, translating into a 20 percent reduction from standard stainless steel material, according to the supplier. From GED Integrated Solutions, the Ultra spacer material results in unit U-Values that are equal to or better than... more »
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    Glass & IG Processing Equipment
    Capable of increasing throughput by more than 50 percent, the TAPE MT1500 line enables IG fabricators to produce between 1,400 and 1,600 units per shift on a single line. From Besten Inc., the new equipment layout pairs two spacer applicators in a single line. Parallel processing with two applicators greatly improves efficiency and prepares fabricators for a future that will likely... more »