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    Door & Window Hardware
    An alternative to standard outdoor lighting, the Solar Entry Light from ODL Inc. uses free energy to light entryways throughout the night. The unit contains four super bright LEDs and provides enough light to see the keyhole, the ground and the steps leading to a door, allowing easy entrance into homes after nightfall.  The unit is completely self-contained,... more »
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    Premium fiberglass-clad wood windows from Weather Shield Windows & Doors represent the leading edge of energy efficiency, the company states. Available in casement, awning and direct-set units in rectangle, radius and specialty configurations; double-hung tilts; bows and bays; and sliders and triple sliders, the line of windows is offered with Zo-e-shield 5, 6 and 7 glazing... more »
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    Empire Pacific Windows has upgraded the sash locks on its window line.  The new standard PAC (positive action cam) lock, made from an environmentally advanced composite, enables users to move the cam from a locked position through the detent to unlock the window by pressing on the cam, without ever touching the thumb turn, the manufacturer points out. Unlike... more »
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    Other Products & Services
    Bruce’s GSR glass spot and stain remover is now offered by Chemical Technologies International. Removing hard water spots, mineral deposits, grease, oil and rust from windows, doors and all types of glass products, the product is a solid paste that can be easily applied with a damp cloth or sponge and polished off with a terry towel, the supplier states. For more severe water spot damage a... more »
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    Vinyl Fabricating Equipment
    Linear-Pro fabrication saws use parallel processing to enable window manufacturers to meet increasingly higher capacity numbers while also increasing the number of fabrication operations being preformed in line with the cutting process, the supplier explains. From Stürtz Machinery, the new line features “Flying Bridge Technology” to deliver the fabrication time... more »
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    The Primo, Bravo and Ipex vinyl window and patio door lines, featuring energy efficiency options and new styles, are being offered by Jeld-Wen Inc. as part of a new replacement program tailored to dealers who market, sell and install windows and doors into existing homes. Designed for the West, the Primo Collection comes with a 3 1/4-inch frame width and features the Mag-Lock one-touch locking... more »