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  • Window Performance Guide From Marvin

    Marvin's “Performance Education Handbook,” available online and in print, includes design pressure (DP) ratings, Energy Star ratings, glass performance, and NFRC certification and labeling for the company’s entire product line, among other performance topics.

  • Energy-Efficient Window Packages From Milgard

    Milgard. Designed to take the guesswork out of optimizing window efficiency and matching units to the home’s climate, 3D/3D Max Energy Packages address energy efficiency through the three dimensions of a window: frame, product design, and glazing unit. Package components include technologies with...

  • Glass Performance Tutorial From Jeld-Wen

    Jeld-Wen. The company a 2010 Energy Star Partner of the Year, offers an energy resource section on its Web site with information on the energy tax credits, a tutorial on glass performance, guidelines on Energy Star zone requirements, and a list of qualified models. The site also lists thermal...

  • Energy Star-Labeled Window Series From Accu-Weld

    Accu-Weld. The Haddon Signature series comprises three Energy Starlabeled and NFRC-rated window lines offering good-better-best performance. Accu-Vision windows feature a 15-chamber, foam-filled, beveled vinyl frame and come with Solarban60 insulating glass for an R-value of 3.33 and a U-factor of...

  • Survey: Consumer Interest in Green Homes Declines

    Although the market for certified green homes is growing, a new national poll has found that consumer interest in owning a sustainable or energy-efficient home has declined.

  • Online Glossary of Insulating Glass Options From Hurd

    Hurd. An online glossary and comparative chart of various insulating glass options supplements printed materials that illustrate and explain the best use of each option for residential projects. The company also offers continuing education courses through and in person via its...

  • Product Review: Windows

    Spot-specing windows based on their orientation--rather than installing a houseful of the same model--can have a significant impact on efficiency and homeowner comfort.

  • Seven Green Trends for 2010

    Sustainable building experts offer predictions for the year ahead.

  • Case Study: Net-Zero Home in Lewisville, Texas, Sets High-Performance Standard

    GreenCraft Builders' latest Texas project blends well with its 60s-era neighborhood, while its high-performance features push the boundaries of modern sustainability.

  • The National Fenestration Rating Council's Component Modeling Approach Product Certification Program Is Implemented

    The pilot program, which awards product energy performance ratings for commercial projects, was officially implemented in January