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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How to Choose Sustainably Manufactured Home Exterior Products

From the products we use to build them to the energy they use every day, our homes have a large impact on the environment. That’'s why building companies are developing products that have a lower environmental impact. This white paper reviews looks at some of the ways that exterior building products offer sustainable options for your home project.

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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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New Colonial Home Wins Brick Architecture Award

Although appearing somewhat monumental when first encountered, the residence is actually of a quite intimate scale.

Historically-proven designs for modern homeowners

The architectural style of your home is what gives it character. Fortunately for today’s homeowner, there are many styles that have stood the test of time and remain popular among those with an eye for good design.

Thermochromic Smart Windows Improve Circadian Rhythms

With no need for programming, wiring or additional installation, the patented nanotechnology transitions in real-time.


Trends in entryway customization: minimalism

There is an increasing interest in minimalist styles among homeowners, and entryway and door designs are no exception.

Find your fit: door glass for any home

The entrance to your home is the perfect place to make a statement and express your personal style. You can dramatically up your curb appeal by simply adding or replacing your front door glass - it’s easy!

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

Habitat for Humanity Dedicates State-Of-The-Art Green Home

The home is a three-bedroom, 1400-square-foot center-entrance colonial.

Baby boomers and millennials have this in common when it comes to home customization

It’s easy to identify the differences between millennials and baby boomers in many ways, but it might be surprising to learn that there are also many similarities when it comes to these groups’ buying habits.

Solar Screens Beautify Homes as Well as Save Energy (Video)

The new screen utilizes custom printed graphics and gives the visual appearance of Plantation Shutters from the outside,

An easy DIY project that adds curb appeal and lasting value

No matter the architectural style of your home, you can add your own personal touch with a relatively easy change. If you’re an advanced DIY-er, this one’s for you!

Trendy Black Finish Redefines Window Style

Many homeowners today seek to coordinate finishes and hardware in matching colors to create a streamlined look in kitchens, baths and throughout the home.

DOE: 3 Technologies that Will Make Your Home Smarter

The rise of internet-connected devices, from phones to thermostats, is changing the way we live, work, and commute.

Understanding Rainscreen Design for Home Exteriors

A rainscreen is essentially an extra layer of skin attached to the building to protect the main wall from harsh weather.

Ply Gem Supports Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes Across America

Homebuilders in more than 70 communities across the U.S. will volunteer to help build, rehab or repair more than 200 homes as part of the initiative.

Custom Exterior Doors Command Attention (video)

It’s the first thing you see when you enter and the last thing you see when you leave.

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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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