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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.
historic windows

Advantages and Challenges of Historic Reproduction of Windows

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Photo Credit: Pella Corporation There are several reasons why someone might embark on a historic reproduction project for a building. It might be a personal choice to restore a building…
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Creating an Optimal Occupant Experience

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Consumers nowadays have specific expectations for their home and work spaces. Simply having an aesthetically attractive space is now insufficient; consumers expect specifically chosen elements within their home and work…
Philip Johnson the lipstick building

Four Stunning Examples of Glass and Post-Modernism in Philip Johnson’s Work

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A renowned and influential American architect, Philip Johnson was born on July 8, 1906. Best known for his promotion of International Style and revolutionizing Postmodernist Architecture, Johnson was a pioneer,…
trends window walls

Trend Roundup: 13 Of The Hottest Window Designs

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Photo credit: Kolbe Windows and Doors Windows are one of the most important features of a building in terms of both looks and functionality.  With styles and options always changing,…
Velux solar skylights

Here’s Why It’s Time to Go Solar with Skylights

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The phrase “go solar” means different things to different people. It could mean getting off the grid or plugging into solar panels—and for right now—it’s all about soaking in the…

Protecting Homes From Hurricanes: Windborne Debris Resistant Windows, Doors and Skylights

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The entire U.S. Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico coasts, and islands of Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands and American Samoa are all vulnerable to hurricanes.  Wind speeds exceeding…