Oftentimes, homeowners believe they have to choose between tinted ENERGY STAR doors or impact glass ENERGY STAR doors. The reality is that they can have both. In fact, nearly any treatment or glass package can compliment a tinted door, except for low-e coatings because the combination of the two may alter the color of the glass.Read More
Whether you’re remodeling to increase your home’s resale value, repairing a damaged door, or just want better energy efficiency, you’re probably wondering which patio door you should install—hinged or sliding?Read More
Businesses and consumers are continually adopting new practices and lifestyle hacks to minimize their energy use, resulting in a smaller carbon footprint and more money in their pockets.Read More
Manufacturers, from kids' toys to windows, follow stringent regulatory guidelines to ensure workplace safety, product quality and consistency.
The certifications available are endless when it comes to enhancing and proving that your product and company cause minimal, if any, harm to the environment and give back to the community.Read More
Does your company have what it takes to be an ENERGY STAR partner?
Whether you’re updating your products’ compatibility with home automation, like EMS just did recently with their roll shutters, or partnering with leading sustainable programs, it’s important to continually advance your company’s practices, products and certifications.Read More
Most building professionals understand the impact and importance of using quality, high-performance materials.
Energy efficient appliances and installations are in high demand because they’re designed to reduce energy bills, improve residential comfort, and are better for the environment.Read More
Florida summers are inevitably hot and humid. Many residents enjoy the warmer weather outside but don’t enjoy the heat in their home.
That’s why homeowners find energy efficient windows most beneficial. According to EnergyStar.gov, “Heat gain and heat loss through windows are responsible for 25%–30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.”Read More
Does Florida energy code actually translate to energy savings in your home? Government regulatory codes are often convoluted with industry specific jargon. It can be challenging to decipher what it all means and if it actually affects your day-to-day energy spend.Read More
Impact windows and doors can greatly reduce your environmental impact while also reducing your energy bills.
Floridians should be selective and shop for windows and doors that meet their home’s design and lifestyle needs and keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter without making your HVAC system go into overdrive.Read More