• Intus Windows' uPVC window and door lines now meet Wind-Borne Debris Region, Florida High-Velocity Hurricane Zones and Miami-Dade County requirements, according to the manufacturer. The energy efficient, triple-pane windows and doors were subjected to 9,000 wind cycles of high positive and negative air pressure to simulate the force up to 200 mph hurricane winds. The windows were also subjected... more »
  • Computer Software & Systems
    ODL introduced the Your Door Stylizer online tool that allows homeowners to visualize a wide variety of glass and door options for their entryway. Users can upload a photo of their home or choose a home from the sample gallery to customize their entryway in one of the project options: replace glass, add glass, or replace door. Users then progress through a series of steps to select the doorglass... more »
  • Windows
    Caldwell Mfg.’s newest hybrid balance, the Ultra-Lift Extreme, delivers Class 6 performance in single-pair applications up to 130-pound sash weights after 8000 cycles, the company reports. The QT3 is Caldwell’s most recent addition to its Constant Force Spring product line, and offers the only Class 3 performance in a fixed coil balance solution, according to the supplier.  more »
  • Patio Doors
    The Solar Innovations pivot door system provides an ideal solution for large openings with projection restrictions, the manufacturer reports. The pivot doors can accommodate 60-inch-wide openings―or larger with engineering approval―and project just 48 inches from the jamb when outfitted with a 12-inch offset pivot. The doors are available in single- or double-door configurations,... more »
  • PPG Industries introduced Solarban 67 solar control, low-E glass for the residential market. Launched earlier this year for commercial building applications, Solarban 67 glass is formulated with a proprietary double-silver, magnetron-sputtered vacuum deposition coating that combines solar-control performance and a clear neutral-glass appearance that reflects the true timbre and brightness of... more »
  • Shipping, Handling & Packaging
    EAM-Mosca Corp., in conjunction with its German partner Mosca AG, introduced ROMP-6 Evolution strapping equipment designed for strapping protective packaging on windows and doors. The ROMP-6 Evolution product line offers faster strapping speeds, higher strap tension and a greater choice of strap widths than its predecessor, according to the supplier. The machine is available with a heavy duty... more »