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St. Cloud Window Hires Independent Rep Group, Window Reps

St. Cloud Window Inc., a manufacturer of commercial aluminum fenestration products, announced that Window Reps joined its sales team as independent sales representatives. Window Reps, an independent representative group that provides technical and customer support on projects for new construction, … Continue reading

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Follow the Numbers: Retrofit and Renovation Can Mean Big Opportunities

They say the numbers don’t lie, so co consider these: U.S. commercial buildings consume more than $120 billion in annual energy costs. That’s according to the 2012 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey released in 2016 (Note: The 2012 study is … Continue reading

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Alternative Window Material Helps College Preserve History

When officials at the College of William and Mary in historic Williamsburg, Va., decided it was time to update a group of early- to mid-1900s dormitories, they replaced crumbling, decades-old wood windows with low-maintenance aluminum models in the first building. It would be … Continue reading

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DOE Develops Paint-On Coating to Tackle Energy Leakage

In an effort to curb the estimated $50 billion annually that energy leakage through windows costs building owners, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has synthesized a potential solution. Researchers have developed a polymer … Continue reading

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Behind the Façade: How a New Building Resource Could Change the Game

Much of the current building stock will still be around by the middle this century, and those structures will likely represent a much larger percentage of the 2050 stock than that of new buildings going up from now until then. … Continue reading

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