• Windows
    Shwinco Architectural Products announced that its 9000 Series single-hung vinyl hybrid window recently achieved an STC 40 sound rating at the test lab. No additional storm panels or sashes were necessary. The Shwinco design also meets Level E Impact, Energy Star up to R5, GSA bomb-blast requirements, as well as ASTM and Dade County up to DP100, according to the supplier. more »
  • Door Processing Equipment
    The RoboClean RC‐1000 robotic corner cleaner represents the first major change in vinyl window and door cleaning in more than 20 years, according to GED Integrated Solutions. The robotic technology allows for new profiles to be added with ease, complete cleaning all the way into corners with no need for touch-ups, and consistent, repeatable movements, the supplier reports. Providing a high level... more »
  • Interior Doors
    The latest molded high-density fiberboard door from Lynden Door, the Madison features a smooth skin and a single, true recessed panel with a simple Shaker-inspired sticking profile for a clean, uncomplicated look. The versatile design suits many decors, from traditional to contemporary, while the dramatic shadow lines appeal to homeowners, builders and designers, the company states. The door is... more »
  • Windows
    Intus Windows introduced the Premier 78 Alu Mira Advanced triple-pane wood window, featuring a high-density composite foam material integrated into a pine wood window frame, and an aluminum clad exterior frame. An extrusion allows both the wood and aluminum to thermally expand and contract independently of each other. The triple-pane glass has a U-value of 0.088, and when combined with the... more »
  • Windows
    Designed to give a contemporary feel to new construction and replacement applications, the Lifestyle double-hung window from Lincoln Windows combines style, performance and affordability. Both sash are built using equal glass, and utilize matching stiles and rails for clean sightlines. Recessed flat style jambliners with no visible weatherstrip, an 8 degree sloped sill, and low-profile tilt... more »
  • Computer Software & Systems
    As manufacturers prepare for Energy Star Version 6.0 implementation, Quanex Building Products has released an updated version of its Quanex Optimizer that includes new user-friendly search filters for estimating U-factors in more than 625,000 window and door configurations, the supplier reports. The updated software allows users to mix and match a variety of framing materials, common North... more »