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  • The Pros and Cons of Window Films

    Solar-controlling window films can block up to 80% of the sun’s heat, boosting a home’s efficiency. Here’s what builders and remodelers need to know.

  • Digital Glazing-Measurement Device From EDTM

    EDTM. The Glass-Chek Pro (model GC3000) is a digital glazing-measurement device designed for window installation, replacement, inspection, and fabricating professionals. The compact, portable unit can measure the glass and airspace thickness of single-, double-, and triple-pane windows from just...

  • Folding Glass Wall System From NanaWall

    NanaWall. The SL70 thermally broken aluminum-framed folding glass wall system is now offered with triple low-E insulated glazing for a U-value of 0.30 and an SHGC of 0.24. The Energy Star–rated units are available as a floor-mounted system in more than 50 stacking configurations. 888.411.6262...

  • Marvin Windows and Doors Tripane with Krypton

    Marvin Windows and Doors has introduced Tripane with Krypton, an option for the company’s windows that enables the windows to perform to a U-factor of 0.2 or lower.

  • Illumra Door/Window Sensor

    Illumra has introduced the solar-powered wireless Door/Window Sensor. The battery-free sensor communicates using the EnOcean protocol to a variety of compatible actuator and controller products.

  • Self-Tinting Glass From Pleotint

    Pleotint. Using sunlight-responsive thermochromic technology, Pleotint glass darkens in direct sunlight, reducing heat and glare while maintaining the view; because the sun does the work, no wiring is required. The film is the same base material used in laminated safety glass, so it also prevents...

  • Product Review: Daylighting & Skylights

    Light penetration deep into a home can boost comfort, livability, and energy efficiency. Here are strategies to strike the right balance.

  • Flat-Glass Tubular Skylight From Velux

    Velux. For times when the typical acrylic dome may be unappealing or violate local ordinances, the flat glass Sun Tunnel skylight lets in the sun well under the radar. Designed for rooms incompatible with a traditional skylight, the 14-inch light tunnel is prefabricated for easy installation in...

  • Heat-Blocking Window Film From Solar Gard

    Solar Gard. Blocking up to 79% of solar heat, this residential window film helps save energy costs, stabilize interior temperature, and reduce glare, according to the manufacturer. The film, which comes in varying tints from clear to dark, also blocks UV rays to protect furniture from fading. It...

  • Energy Star Casement Windows From Kolbe

    Kolbe. With a U-factor as low as 0.19, triple-pane aluminum-clad Ultra Energy Performance casement windows meet Energy Star certifications throughout the United States and Canada. Pine frames are standard, but multiple wood species are available. The casements have a standard 3 1/4-inch jamb depth...