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Manufacturer of Exterior Building Products Introduces Energy-Efficient Fiberglass Door

ProVia, manufacturer of exterior building products, developed the most energy-efficient door in the U.S. market – the new Embarq™ Fiberglass Entry System. The performance of Embarq was independently tested by Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI), a leading building products testing and certification laboratory in North America, founded in 1975.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia




Increase Home Resale Value with Eye-Catching Midrange Improvements

Whether building a new home or considering a facelift on an existing home, there are midrange improvements that you can take to the bank. This white paper identifies some of the top midrange home improvement projects that make your home stand out and give you the highest ROI at selling time.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia




What to Look for in Replacement (and New Construction) Windows

Replacement windows, and original windows in a newly constructed home, are among the most important investments of a home. Not only do they need to keep the harsh elements out while keeping the indoors comfortable, they need to reflect the character of the home. This white paper identifies a few energy efficient window options available.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia


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2017 Interior Color Forecast: Gray is Here to Stay

Color trends in interior design are frequently fickle, quickly swinging from one side of the spectrum to the other.

Net Zero Demo Home Uses Heat Mirror Glass

The unique window design offers reduced interior condensation and 99.5-percent UV protection.

Ply Gem Engineered Cedar Shake Roofing Selected as 2016 Architectural Record Product of the Year [Video]

Ply Gem Roofing Engineered Cedar Shake, which launched in early 2016, is a superior new product in the composite roofing category.

Drafts and Poor Insulation Create Both Discomfort and Familial Strife

A new survey found that uncomfortable homes caused not only physical discomfort, but emotional discomfort as well.

Washington, D.C. Could Enhance Livability with Smart Surface Technologies

Smart surface strategies, such as cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV and porous pavements could enhance health and livability and cut summer peak temperature.

Sheathing System Cuts Home Building Time and Boosts Building Envelope Sealing

On a residential or commercial building site, time equals money, so building professionals are interested in shortening the process while maintaining quality.

Manufacturer Ramps Up Production for Heat Mirror Windows

Heat Mirror technology suspends one or more lightweight films inside the airspace of an insulating glass unit to create multiple “super-insulating” chambers.

'Shadow' Named 2017 Color of the Year

It is a color that calls to mind a 'past', yet it can also make a contemporary, color-confident statement.

Ply Gem, Darius Rucker Team Up for Habitat For Humanity

The Ply Gem Home for Good project is a multi-year initiative that includes a donation of over $1 million of exterior building products and funds for Habitat for Humanity.

Does Your Home Need an Energy Star Makeover? Use This Guide

A local expert in Home Performance with ENERGY STAR can help you uncover the potential of your home.

Low Flow Toilets and Fixtures Cut Water Use Without Changing Habits

Like high-efficiency lights, high-efficiency plumbing fixtures can help reduce water use, regardless of the bad habits of the people living in the home.

Honey Glow Named Color of the Year for 2017 (Video)

The cheerful spirit that radiates from this color will re-energize any room.

Transform Old Windows From Leaky to Tight With Window Inserts

With cold weather fast approaching, Americans who wish to preserve their country’s historic glory and stay cozy have a solution.

Use Pocket Doors for a Sustainability Secret Weapon

Pocket doors allow builders, remodelers and architects to design more energy-efficient, right-sized kitchens that deliver cost-savings and outstanding space utilization.

Green Gab Podcast | Preserving a bit of History, the city’s or your own

Gabbing about green remodeling in historic homes and general remodeling projects with a green tint with Kate Ewing of Mosby Building Arts.

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