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Energy Star Updates its Recognition Criteria for Windows

Aug 7th, 2014

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Energy Star Updates its Recognition Criteria for Windows The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has updated its Energy Star Most Efficient 2014 and the proposed Energy Star Most Efficient 2015 recognition criteria for windows. The proposed recognition criteria for 2015 was developed in consultation with the U.S. Department of Energy based on an analysis of [...]

EPA Releases New Label Standards for Energy Star Certification

Jul 31st, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a draft version of labeling guidance for Energy Star windows, doors and skylights for Version 6.0 to allow stakeholders to provide feedback. The labeling guidance describes the proper use of the Energy Star label on products, product displays and product packaging. According to an open letter written by [...]

Door, Window and Glazing Cos. Named Energy Star Partners of the Year

Apr 4th, 2014

Several door-, window- and glazing-related companies have been named 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Streetsboro, Ohio-based Soft-Lite Windows was recognized for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. Soft-Lite officials say the company’s innovative Energy Star achievements [...]

Kolbe’s Windows Awarded Energy Star Most Efficient in 2014

Jan 31st, 2014

Kolbe’s windows have been recognized as a most efficient product in The Energy Star® Most Efficient 2014 designation. “Kolbe products are designed for today’s stricter building codes and standards for energy efficiency, as well as the energy requirements for green building rating systems,” says Kolbe’s executive vice president Jeff De Lonay. “You can tailor our products to meet the energy-efficiency level you want [...]

What Were the Top Stories of 2013?

Dec 30th, 2013

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There was a great deal of door and window news in 2013, but what were the most clicked on stories on dwmmag.com throughout the year? Was it Andersen’s purchase of Weiland? The fact that former Republic CEO Richard Gillman pled guilty? Those were in the top 50 but not the top five. Lawsuits always gain [...]

All Weather Windows Named Energy Star® Fenestration Products Manufacturer of the Year

Dec 5th, 2013

cheap longchamp online nike outlet All Weather Windows has been named 2013 Energy Star Manufacturer of the Year in the Fenestration Products category. This is the third time in four years that All Weather Windows has been awarded this honor. The Energy Star Market Transformation Awards winners were recently announced by the Honorable Joe Oliver, [...]

EPA Sets Final Criteria for Energy Star Most Efficient

Nov 7th, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced final recognition criteria for Energy Star Most Efficient 2014, including windows. These final criteria will recognize, for environmentally minded consumers, the most efficient Energy Star products in 2014 across 11 product categories. Products that meet the 2014 criteria will deliver significant savings over a conventional product. In the [...]

AAMA Speakers Address Roadmap for Reducing Building Energy Use; Energy Star Criteria

Nov 1st, 2013

Speakers at the recent American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference in Baltimore addressed a number of issues of importance to the industry. On Monday, Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist in the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office’s (BTO) Emerging Technologies Program, delivered a keynote presentation on BTO’s integrated approach to the development [...]

Masco Home Services Inc. Receives Leadership in Housing Award

Sep 20th, 2013

Masco Home Services has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2013 Energy Star Leadership in Housing Award. This award recognizes the contribution it has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by verifying more than 5,500 Energy Star certified homes in 2012. To earn the Energy Star label, a home [...]

Draft Version 6.0 Comment Deadline Extended

Sep 6th, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) has granted stakeholders’ request for additional time to submit comments for the Final Draft Version 6.0 Energy Star Specification for Residential Windows, Doors and Skylights. Based on the interest, EPA has extended the deadline to comment until Friday, September 13, 2013. Comments must be submitted to EPA no later than [...]