Posts Tagged ‘ low-E windows ’

DOE Aims to Drive Adoption of Better Glass

Apr 5th, 2021

Amid the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Spring Committee Meeting last week, Doug Anderson, a project manager for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), reported that sales for Energy-Star-rated products remain high. Too high, perhaps. With program goals initially aiming for 20% adoption and current market shares registering at 86% for windows, 87% for hinged entry […]

Fires Raise Questions About Windows and Reflective Heat

Mar 16th, 2017

A spate of spontaneous fires near a home in North Carolina is reigniting debate about the role windows might play in such events. In January, Nancy Monda’s security cameras captured flames erupting in her yard in Davie County in central North Carolina, according to a report from WRAL-TV in Raleigh. The fires broke out several […]

Survey Says Buyers Willing to Trade Square Footage for Amenities

Jan 12th, 2017

The average size of newly built homes decreased in 2016, and a survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says this is because millennials are finally dipping their toes into the market. One of the amenities they are looking for is low-E windows. In 2015, the typical new home had 2,689 square feet. […]

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