Posts Tagged ‘ Introducing ’

Buchanan Appointed to Newly Created Position as FeneTech Restructures Team

Jul 17th, 2019

Ohio-based company FeneTech Inc. has appointed Matt Buchanan as the director of software development, a newly created position, as the company restructures its U.S. office team. These changes involve the creation of several technical leads, which are subject matter experts for specific products, and encompass FeneTech’s commercial, business, production and quality development areas. The software […]

Company Introduces Smart Windows at a Lower Cost Point

Jul 28th, 2017

Denver-based RavenWindow recently launched  a thermochromic “smart” window that  the company says costs much less than electronic-transitioning windows and has a short payback period for homeowners. The Gen3 window uses patented nanotechnology to transition from a clear state to a tinted state based on exterior temperature within minutes. It can optimize natural light, block UV rays […]

Portable Window Energy Meter Shows Promise

Dec 6th, 2016

A new device developed by U.S. and Brazilian researchers could be used to measure the energy performance of installed windows. The portable window energy meter, which is still a prototype, measures the thermal and optical properties of windows in their actual settings. It was developed by scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Brazil’s Federal University […]

Canadian Firm Rolls Out Urban Heat Loss Map

Nov 29th, 2016

A new Canadian company, MyHEAT Inc., says it has developed technology that can track heat loss through doors and windows by using infrared cameras mounted on airplanes. MyHeat’s technology takes detailed nighttime thermal images to map building heat loss. The data gathered is posted in online maps that display how efficient each home is, down to individually […]

Johnson Hardware 1060 Soft-Close

Jul 28th, 2016

Johnson Hardware introduces its new 1060 Soft-Close sliding door hardware. The soft-close hardware works like a cabinet door closer with pocket, sliding and wall-mounted doors. This enables doors to open effortlessly, and close quietly and securely, according to the company. Soft close sliding door hardware can be used in new or retrofitted installations with these […]

Alside Triple-Pane Mezzo Windows

Jul 28th, 2016

Alside  introduces new triple-pane insulating glass technology in Mezzo Windows, its latest replacement window product line. Mezzo Windows with new triple-pane insulating glass are engineered for maximum energy savings, keeping homes warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer with less energy usage. This optional glass system provides consumers with even better energy-efficient performance […]

Jeld-Wen EpicVue Windows

Jul 27th, 2016

Jeld-Wen’s new EpicVue windows are now available through dealers nationwide. The company says these clad-wood windows pair the latest in technology and durability with popular contemporary style concepts and customization options. Clean lines, square interior detailing and a sleek profile enhance the minimalist, contemporary feel of any living space. This design technique leaves more of the glass exposed. […]

New Visual Media Group Rolls Out Dynamic Window Technology

Jul 26th, 2016

New Visual Media Group (NVMG) has introduced a window technology that the company says could lead to a six-fold increase in energy efficiency while costing about 90 percent less than the most comparable window alternatives on the market. As DWM first reported in March 2015, NVMG has developed what it calls ElectroPolymeric Display (EPD) technology, which […]

New App Helps Build Safer, Stronger Homes

Jul 19th, 2016

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) and Munich Re, US recently launched a new app to help builders, contractors, architects and homeowners design and build stronger, safer structures for severe weather. FORTIFIED Home On the Go is an interactive tablet app available for free from the iTunes Store. It helps homeowners, contractors and […]

ASTM International Relaunches International Laboratory Directory

Jul 19th, 2016

ASTM International has redesigned its International Laboratory Directory, which the organization calls the only directory in the world dedicated to helping manufacturers find the right labs to test their products. Independent laboratories throughout the world rely on thousands of standards and test methods, including many developed by ASTM International. The organization says that by working with these labs, […]