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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.
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The 2022 Residential and Commercial Construction Market Outlook

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At the WDMA 2021 Fall Conference, Kermit Baker, Chief Economist for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), took a look at several key leading indicators for the commercial and residential…

Specifying the Aesthetics, Construction and Finishes of Architectural Wood Doors

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Architectural wood doors are an essential design element of every commercial building. Properly specified wood doors can go a long way in achieving the aesthetic, performance, functionality and safety requirements…

Daylighting in Offices

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The benefits of natural light in office spaces are many. Studies have shown that natural light boosts mood, helps regulate the wake/sleep cycle (circadian rhythm), improves productivity and reduces eye…

What to Learn from Architect Helmut Jahn

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Known for his postmodern designs, architect Helmut Jahn has transformed and modernized the skyline of many places across the globe. To swerve away from the simplicity of the Miesean modernism…

The Popularity of the Craftsman Style

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The Craftsman style home developed in California during the late 1800’s and flourished through the 1920’s, reflecting the Arts & Crafts design movement. Brothers Charles and Henry Greene were among…

Installing Big Doors: What You Need to Know

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The demand for big doors continues to be driven by customers looking for that combination of size, style, performance and innovation. In the last few years, the indoor/outdoor living trend…