• Glass & IG Components
    AGC Glass Company North America has combined its U4 technology with its Comfort Select line of products to exceed the new Energy Star Version 6.0 standards. The U4 technology allows window manufacturers to utilize two low-emissivity coatings in dual-glazed insulating glass units, providing the same level of performance as triple-glazed IGUs, but at significant cost savings, according to the... more »
  • Windows
    Crestline Windows & Doors added double-hung windows to its vinyl Crestline Select 250 Series. The new windows include a 3 1/4-inch PVC frame with high-impact modifiers and UV stabilizers to resist fading. Available colors include White, Ivory, Almond, Desert Tan and Terra Bronze. Crestline also offers a painted Dark Bronze, Black or Brown exterior, specially formulated for scuff-free wear,... more »
  • Windows
    Thermal Windows & Doors released its SilentGuard Windows products, a replacement window line specifically manufactured with noise-reducing technology. SilentGuard Windows offer advanced noise control to reduce outside noise annoyances from barking dogs and loud lawn mowers to sirens and motorcycles,  according to the supplier. SilentGuard Windows have a sound transmittance class rating... more »
  • Door & Window Hardware
    Cavity Sliders USA Inc. introduced the CaviLock CL400 Magnetic latching and locking system for interior pocket and sliding doors. The magnetically activated system provides a positive 'hold close' for passage applications and smooth operation in locking configurations. Featuring modern architectural styling, the hardware is available with a range of finishes and is suitable for use on doors... more »
  • Windows
    Hope’s Windows Inc. launched the Landmark175 Series steel window with Thermal Evolution Technology. The technology structurally bonds fiberglass-reinforced polymer liners to fully-welded, hot-rolled, solid steel profiles to meet increasingly stringent energy efficiency standards, the company reports. The Landmark175 can achieve a 0.17 to 0.25 U-factor and a condensation resistance rating of... more »
  • Entry Doors
    GlassCraft Door Co. introduced a laminated veneer lumber method of wood plank door construction. GlassCraft constructs the doors using hundreds of individual long pieces of wood that have been laminated together for strength and durability, similar to a laminated timber beam bonded with durable moisture-resistant structural adhesives, the company reports. The new LVL construction continues... more »