Select Replacement Windows for Durability and Energy Efficiency

Select Replacement Windows for Durability and Energy Efficiency

If your house is older than 20 years or so, it may be time to replace your windows. Sure, windows can last a lot longer and they may be a key part of a historic home's charm, but they could be costing you money and wasting energy. This white paper explores some of the options for selecting replacement windows for your home.

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Energy-Efficient Window Designs

Energy-Efficient Window Designs

New designs and materials make windows more efficient than ever before, helping to save money and decrease the impact on the environment.

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Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Home Exteriors: Choosing the Perfect Look and Materials for Your New Home or Home Remodel

Home Exteriors: Choosing the Perfect Look and Materials for Your New Home or Home Remodel

Using specially designed products for new home construction or a home remodel can help homeowners improve the appearance of their home and reduce overall maintenance needs and cost.

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5 Secrets To Choosing The Best Windows For Your Home

5 Secrets To Choosing The Best Windows For Your Home

The overwhelming majority of windows and doors manufactured have an NFRC label.

Actually, This Net Zero Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Actually, This Net Zero Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.

Tiny Happy Home Blends Indoor and Outdoor Living on Maui

Tiny Happy Home Blends Indoor and Outdoor Living on Maui

In addition to a spacious outdoor entertaining area and a full-size chef’s kitchen, a multi-purpose master bedroom was a must have for the owners.

Persona Doorglass Offers Personalization Within Glass

Persona Doorglass Offers Personalization Within Glass

The word “personalization” can make a customer think in many different directions, from initials on a t-shirt or a monogram on a wallet or clutch to a custom license plate on a car. ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, has taken personalization to a new place – your front door.

ODL Resolves to Eliminate Wet Glaze by 2021

ODL Resolves to Eliminate Wet Glaze by 2021

Resolve™ sealant from ODL, Inc., a leader in frame-and-seal technology, is changing the game for door glass installation.

4 Technological Advances for Keeping Your Home Warm While Reducing Your Energy Bill

4 Technological Advances for Keeping Your Home Warm While Reducing Your Energy Bill

Reports on significant progress from investments in Building Envelope and Windows Research and Development in the DOE's Building Technologies Office.

The ODL Story

ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, was founded as a small-town, local business based in Zeeland, Michigan. In the over 70 years since its foundation, it has grown to become a national brand.


Flat Profile Severe Weather Frame Appeals to Modern Design Styles

Flat Profile Severe Weather Frame Appeals to Modern Design Styles

New construction in hurricane-prone areas, such as Florida and the Gulf Coast of Texas, requires the use of severe weather door glass.

Textured Glass in Simulated Divided Light Frames Offers Privacy Element

ODL recently introduced two new textures of SDL doorglass that offer moderate to high privacy levels.


Dialogue™ Layered Glass from ODL Offers Privacy in Aesthetic Patterns

Each of the six patterns of Dialogue™ Layered Glass from ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, are named for their “conversational” features.


ODL Makes Patterns Come to Life with New Dialogue™ Layered Glass

ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear door glass and entry treatments, aims to shake up the industry with its new line of layered glass. To make their vision a reality, ODL collaborated with Rhode Island-based...


New High Performance Building Products Debut at IBS

New High Performance Building Products Debut at IBS

More than 80,000 building professionals from across the country gathered in Orlando for the 2018 International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

A Look Back: Best of 2017 Green Building Trends

Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Modular Tiny Home Plan Designed for Style and Comfort

Though the floor plan is compact, homeowners of the Saltbox won't have to sacrifice having friends over or entertaining.




How to Fix Window Condensation

How to Fix Window Condensation

As the weather cools, you may notice that your windows ‘sweat’ whenever the temperature drops below 40 degrees F. Water condenses on the window and runs down to wet the frames and sills.

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Energy–efficient windows offer some of the most effective ways to make your home green. This research center provides news and information for eco-friendly window options, including high-performance glazing and coatings, and many products made of sustainable and recyclable materials.

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