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  • Vinyl Windows
  • BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine (5/5/2010)
  • SafeHarbor vinyl windows include laminated glass, double-reinforced interlocks to resist weather infiltration, and warm-edge spacer systems, all in a range of styles and sizes. The units' design pressure ratings are up to 55, so they meet coastal wind and hurricane debris code requirements, the manufacturer states. The performance of the windows, without optional grids, ranges from a 0.27 to 0.30 U-factor and a 0.19 to 0.29 solar heat gain coefficient. 214-630-5757.
  • Vinyl Replacement Windows
  • BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine (5/5/2010)
  • Precedence vinyl replacement windows mimic the look of wood windows, the firm states. With a U-value of 0.3, the series also qualifies for Energy Star certification and the tax credit. The window comes with the option to include Cardinal's Neat glass that reacts with UV light to break down dirt on the surface, allowing particles to be washed away by rain. Additionally, a tilt-in sash provides access to the window's outside surface. 800-955-9551.
  • Vinyl Windows
  • BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine (5/5/2010)
  • EnergyCore vinyl windows feature triple glazings that can be configured to have a 0.15 U-factor and a 6.5 R-value, the firm says. The insulated frame system adds to the windows' energy efficiency, so the units are 15 percent more efficient than hollow vinyl-frame windows, the maker states. EnergyCore is available in new colors that prevent heat distortion and with wood-grain laminate interiors. When combined with high-performance triple-glazing systems, windows with the EnergyCore frame system exceed current Energy Star requirements by 50 percent, the firm claims. 800-456-8020.
  • EnergyCore Hits Home on Earth Day
  • ebuild (4/28/2010)
  • People considering energy efficient home improvements are often inspired by Earth Day. Earth Day serves as a yearly reminder of what's important year round: reducing homes' carbon footprint while saving money. Today, Mikron Industries, one of the most innovative and customer-focused solutions providers to window manufacturers, is offering its EnergyCore window system technology to the best vinyl window manufacturers in the country.
  • Moving Up
  • BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine (3/1/2010)
  • Mikron launches EnergyCore Window System
  • ebuild (12/14/2009)
  • Today, Mikron Industries, one of the most innovative and customer focused solutions providers to window manufacturers, launches its new EnergyCore window line at GlassBuild America 2009. The breakthrough replacement window system is perhaps the most important vinyl window innovation in years, designed to help window manufacturers gain market share with a patent pending, Fusion Insulated System that delivers superior thermal performance compared to fiberglass, rigid PVC and wood frame materials.
  • Two-Tone Windows
  • ebuild (9/1/2009)
  • The Decorum line of vinyl windows and patio doors now includes a two-tone option, with a pure white exterior and the choice of driftwood or tan for the interior. The windows also can be specified with interiors of antique cherry, maple, and contemporary oak; matching grids are available. 800-736-6686.
  • Simonton Introduces Two-Tone Window and Door Options for Homeowners
  • ebuild (7/9/2009)
  • Responding to growing consumer requests for white interior and colored exterior vinyl window frame options for their homes, Simonton Windows now offers Two-Tone windows and patio doors in the Decorum by Simonton collection. The products feature a durable Pure White laminate interior on the replacement window or patio door, and homeowners may choose from either Driftwood or Tan colors for the exterior.
  • New Decorum by Simonton Interior Window Styling Options
  • ebuild (5/27/2009)
  • Simonton Windows has just created another reason for remodelers and homeowners to select low-maintenance vinyl windows. The new Decorum by Simonton collection allows remodelers and homeowners to create custom interiors by choosing from a variety of rich, durable and scratch-resistant woodgrain laminates and complementary hardware finishes on energy-efficient vinyl replacement windows.

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