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Open Up to Smart Home Automated Windows and Doors

By Chris Schield, Vice President of Marketing


The difference automation can make is astonishing.


Imagine pulling into your driveway and not having an automated garage door. You’d have to stop your car. Get out. Manually open the door. Get back in your car. Pull in. Get back out of your car again. Manually close the garage door. Then go inside.

 

That’s a lot of effort.

 

Now let’s think about how much impact an automated garage door makes. You simply pull into the driveway. The garage door opens. You park. You go inside.

 

That’s much better.

 

Along with a host of other smart home technologies that are redefining how we think about how we live, automated windows and doors offer significant improvements to convenience, safety, and energy savings around the home.

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Restoration or Replacement? Window Solutions for Historic Buildings

By Jeff Kibler, ‎Architectural / Commercial Manager
 
For an architect or specifier, there are several logistics to consider for historic commercial projects, including project scope, materials, collaboration with historic societies, and many more.
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Custom Architectural Tools & Support for Your Project

By Jeff Kibler, ‎Architectural / Commercial Manager
The sky is the limit when it comes to your vision in designing a new project. To match that vision, Weather Shield provides various services, tools and products to make your – and your clients’ — dreams a reality.
 
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2018 Window & Door Trends: Expansive Views, Designer-Focused Options and Affordable Luxury

By Brandon Budimlija, ‎Associate Product Manager

In 2018, there are three major trends emerging in the fenestration market: expansive views, designer-focused options, and affordable luxury.

Weather Shield offers additional insight on these trends along with product innovations that continue to meet the needs of architects, homebuilders, and homeowners.

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Window and Door Design for Storm Protection

By Jeff Kibler, ‎Architectural / Commercial Manager
House with Premium Coastal windows

Of the 10 most destructive hurricanes in the history of the United States, eight occurred in the past 13 years causing $338 billion in total damage. 

In a Weather Shield AIA course titled “Window and Door Design for Storm Protection” (CES Course 200104), we explore wind-related building code changes and products that help protect buildings. Please read on for course highlights.
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