editor/associate publsher of Window & Door
Bits and pieces of bad news continue to linger in the industry, so I wanted to share something
positive I see happening right across the street from where I live.
The apartment building there is in the midst of a window replacement
and they appear to be doing the upgrade right.
It's an older
building that probably started with wood windows that were replaced
years ago with single-pane aluminum windows (like I still have in my
apartment). The replacement job is part of an upgrade to the
building's energy efficiency, but I'm particularly pleased to see they
are also spending the money for an aesthetic upgrade as well. The new
wood windows feature SDLs and they're even opening up the walls to
eliminate the need for air conditioning units in the windows.
if you haven't been round the industry long enough to answer this
week's poll question, but I'd like to see if others out there are like
me, and see jobs like this as an example of a positive long term trend.
Does price matter less than it did 10 years ago? And, of course, I'd
like to hear more from you too. Email me and share your thoughts.
To see a shot of the building I'm talking about, go to The Talk page on our Web site.
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