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High-performance windows, doors and skylights go through rigorous design and testing processes that combine architectural authenticity and expert engineering.
Windows, doors and skylights may offer beauty, but the best-made products also function as complete systems that offer uncompromising quality and functionality, inside and out.
Consumers these days demand innovative products that tap into smart and automated homes using security, solar power, radio frequency and Wi-Fi technologies.
While many certification bodies ensure products comply with minimum building code requirements, products certified to the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program combine compliance, quality and high performance.
Consumers these days demand innovative products that tap into smart and automated homes using security, solar power, radio frequency and Wi-Fi technologies.
While many certification bodies ensure products comply with minimum building code requirements, products certified to the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program combine compliance, quality and high performance.
Consumers these days demand innovative products that tap into smart and automated homes using security, solar power, radio frequency and Wi-Fi technologies.
While many certification bodies ensure products comply with minimum building code requirements, products certified to the WDMA Hallmark Certification Program combine compliance, quality and high performance.

Technology Update: Smart Windows Powered by Transparent Solar

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With the global population swelling and industrialization on the rise in developing nations, keeping pace with humanity’s need for energy is a demanding challenge that is only projected to become…

The Value of LEED Certification for Architectural Wood Doors

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LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. The LEED rating system is available for virtually all building types, and…

The 2021 WDMA U.S. Window and Door Industry Market Study

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The Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) has released its 2021 U.S. Window and Door Industry Market Study. The report provides data into the factors influencing the industry market, as…

Skylight and Sun Tunnel Installation: Top Questions Answered

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When you’re planning to install a skylight or sun tunnel (tubular) model, it’s understood that you need to make sure you understand the rudimentary concepts of design to find the…

Blending Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

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After nearly a year of confinement, outdoor living spaces have been growing in popularity and have become sanctuaries of relaxation, providing a space for people to feel connected with nature.…
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Updated Versions of WDMA’s Architectural Wood Door Standards Now Available

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Photo Credit: TruStile In February of 2021, the latest editions of the ANSI/WDMA I.S.1A-21, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural Wood Flush Doors, and ANSI/WDMA I.S.6A-21, Industry Standard for Interior Architectural…