Volume 11, Issue 3 - April 2010

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Attention Dealers:
.30/.30?
Looking for Manufacturers That Meet
Look No Further

Although the U.S. Senate passed a bill in March that will tie the Internal Revenue Service’s tax credits for door, windows and skylights to the Energy Star® criteria, manufacturers continue to promote products that currently meet the .30/.30 standard—the current criteria used to determine tax credit eligibility.

The legislation was passed as an amendment to the Senate’s “tax extenders” bill, which passed the Senate on March 10 with a vote of 62-36. For more information regarding this bill go to www.dwmmag.com and search for .30/.30 in the “search archives” box.

We know dealers continually evaluate suppliers so DWM asked manufacturers who have product that meet the .30/.30 standards to let us know and they supplied the information on the following pages. The manufacturers, along with the list of products that qualify, are listed below. However, be sure to check with the manufacturer for the entire list as in some cases a variety of products qualify and factors such as the glass package and the frame come into play, etc.


Amerimax Windows and Doors
3950 Medford Dr.
Loveland, CO 80538
970-667-8660 (P)
www.amerimax.com
Products that qualify: Craftsman Portrait; Masters Grande, Aristocrat Casement; New Horizons 500 Patio Door; Riviera French Slider and Versailles French Hinged Patio Door.

AWP LLC
8130 NW 74th Ave.
Medley, FL 33166
305-887-2646 (P)
www.awpllc.com
Products that qualify: The company says all products qualify.

Gorell Windows & Doors LLC
1380 Wayne Ave.
Indiana, PA 15701
724-465-1800 (P)
www.gorell.com
Products that qualify: Practically all Gorell windows and doors that incorporate a low-E glass system qualify.

Great Lakes Window
P.O. Box 1896
Toledo, OH 43603-1896
800-666-0000 (P)
www.greatlakeswindow.com
Products that qualify: UniFrame, Lifestyles, Seabrooke and Bayshore
windows.

Hayfield Window & Door
P.O. Box 25
Hayfield, MN 55940
507-477-3224 (P)
www.hayfieldwindows.com
Products that qualify: 201 slider, 201 single-hung, 801 double-hung, 801 double slider, 701 casement, 500 casement, 900 double-hung, 900 double slider, 751 casement, 851 double-hung and 3101 patio door. The company says the preceding window lines meet .30/.30 when ordered with at least low-E/argon.

Hurd Windows & Doors
575 South Whelen Ave.
Medford, WI 54451
800-223-4873 (P)
www.hurd.com
Products that qualify: List includes Energy Plus line, Energy Saver, Premium Clad line, Monument line, Energy Saver Direct line and H-3 line.

Kasson Keller Corp.
60 School St.
Fonda, NY 12068
800-452-7535 (P)
www.ecoshieldwindows.com
Products that qualify: 2000 and 4000 Double-Hung, 2000 and 4000 Picture Window, 2000 and 4000 Rolling Window, 2800 Single-Hung, 2800 Picture Window, 2800 Rolling Window, 2800 Hopper Window, 7000 Casement Window, 7000 Awning Window and 7000 Picture Window.

Kinro
4381 Green Oaks Blvd. W., Suite 200
Arlington, Texas 76016
817-483-7791 (P)
Products that qualify: 1500, 4700 and 9750 Single-Hung Windows, 1500 and 9990 Horizontal Slider Windows, 1500, 4700 and 9700 Fixed Windows, 9770 Double-Hung Windows and 1600 Sliding Glass Doors.

Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork
1323 S. 11th Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401-5998
715.842.5666 (P)
www.kolbe-kolbe.com
Products that qualify: The company offers numerous options within the following product offerings:  Ultra Series, Heritage Series, Classic Series, Latitude Series and Windquest Series.

Lincoln Wood Products/
Timeline Vinyl Products
1400 West Taylor St.
P.O. Box 375
Merrill, WI 54452
715-536-2461 (P)
www.lincolnwindow.com
Products that qualify: Lincoln’s Awning, Casement, Casement Studio, French Casement, Double Hung, Double Hung Studio, Double Hung Replacement Kit, Lincoln Fit, Glider Windows, Slide Patio Door, Swing Patio Door and Direct Set Window. Timeline’s Awning, Casement, Casement Picture, Double Hung, Single Hung, Single Hung Picture and Slider Window as well as Slide Patio Door and Direct Set Window.

Newpro Manufacturing
26 William Way
Bellingham, MA 02019
508-966-9463 (P)
www.newpro.com
Products that qualify: Series G 2000, 3000 and 4000 double-hung, horizontal slider, double-hung picture window, casement, awning, casement picture window and hopper.

Polaris Technologies
500 Victoria Rd.
Austintown, OH 44515
330-726-7000
www.polaristechnologies.com
Products that qualify: Various models in the following lines: Supreme2, XL, Ultimate2 , Ultimate Plus2, Steel Entry Door and Fiberglass Entry Door.

Seven D Industries
1001 Loop Rd.
P.O. Box 447
Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648
800-807-7006 (P)
www.sevendindustries.com
Products that qualify: Series 2000-4000 (Awning-Casement-Picture Window), Series 2500-3500 (Patio Door), Series 4000 (Double Hung-Slider-Picture Window), Series 5700 (Double-Hung Picture Window), Series 6000 (Double-Hung-Slider-Picture Window) and Series 9000 (Picture Window).

Simonton Windows
5300 Briscoe Rd.
Parkersburg, WV 26102
800-542-9118 (P)
www.simonton.com
Products that qualify: Simonton Reflections, Prism by Simonton, Simonton Impressions, Generations, Polar Wall, Simonton StormBlocker Plus, Verona, ProFinish Contractor and ProFinish Brickmould.

Soft-Lite Windows
10250 Philipp Pkwy.
Streetsboro, OH 44241
330-528-3400 (P)
www.softlitewindows.com
Products that qualify: Elements, Imperial LS, Pro and Classic, Bainbridge, Barrington and Limited.

Sun Windows Inc.
P.O. Box 1329
Owensboro, KY 42302-1329
270-684-0691 (P)
www.sunwindows.com
Products that qualify: When configured with the proper insulated glass package the company says the following products qualify: SunClad USA Casement, SunClad USA Awning, SunClad USA Easy-Tilt Double Hung, SunClad USA Easy-Tilt Double Hung Replacement/Insert Window, SunClad USA Easy-Tilt Double Hung Sash Kit, SunClad USA Sash Set Fixed Lite, SunClad USA Direct Set Fixed Lite, SunClad USA Inswing Door, SunClad USA Inswing Sidelite, Sun Vinyl SH57 Single Hung, Sun Vinyl DH57 Double Hung, Sun Vinyl DH54 Double Hung, Sun Vinyl SS57 Single Slider, Sun Vinyl PI57 Fixed Lite and Sun Vinyl PI54 Fixed Lite.

Thermal Industries
5450 Second Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA  15207-1825
800-245-1540 (P)
www.thermalindustries.com
Products that qualify: 305, 500, 800 and 900 families, along with the casement family.

Unlimited Inc.
7277 S. 10th St.
Oak Creek, WI  53154
800-848-6213 (P)
www.WindowsByUnlimited.com
Products that qualify: Models in the Silver, Gold and Platinum Series.

United Window & Door Mfg Inc.
24-36 Fadem Rd.
Springfield, NJ 07081
973.912.0600 (P)
www.unitedmfg.com
Products that qualify: The company says that all the United Window & Door products qualify for the tax credit when ordered with the appropriate glass package.

Vinylume Products
3745 Hendricks Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44515-1506
330-799-2000 (P)
www.vinylume.com
Products that qualify: 300 Series (awning and casement windows), 1000 Series (mechanical double-hung windows, slider windows, and picture windows) and 5000 Series (fully welded double-hung windows, slider windows and picture windows). 

ViWinTech Windows & Doors
2400 Irvin Cobb Dr.
Paducah, KY 42003
270-442-7870 (P)
www.viwintech.com
Products that qualify: The company says all of its replacement windows (and new construction when used for replacement) meet or exceed the .30/.30 tax requirement.

Windsor Windows & Doors
900 South 19th St.
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
800.218.6186 (P)
www.windsorwindows.com
Products that qualify: Pinnacle Clad, Pinnacle Prime, Legend CPVC, L

For more companies that meet the .30/.30 guidelines, visit www.dwmmag.com/egreen.



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