fenestration design fundamentals

To understand fenestration design fundamentals, we should first take a look at the meaning of the term “Fenestration.” From there we can explore in greater detail fenestration design fundamentals, as they apply to the architectural world. Read more

NFRC Window Ratings

If you have a basic understanding of NFRC Window Ratings you can confidently select windows that are best suited for your home. The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has simplified the window selection process for the average consumer. The NFRC is a nonprofit organization that has established the labeling requirements for windows and doors sold today. The program they created ensures that windows and doors are tested, certified, and labeled by independent labs throughout the country. Read more

window condensation

There are three main factors that cause window condensation; cold outdoor temperatures, excessive indoor humidity, and window surface temperatures that are lower than the dew point of the air inside your home. The dew point is the temperature at which moisture in the air begins to form into visible water drops. In the case of windows, if the glass surface falls below the dew point of the air, water droplets will begin to form on the glass. Read more

Energy Efficient Windows

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of installing new energy efficient windows in your home. The older your home, and the older the windows, the more pronounced the benefits and savings when you upgrade to energy efficient windows such as the Cardinal Glass LoĒ³-366®. Read more

Cardinal Glass Plant Tour

Take the Cardinal Glass Plant Tour one time and you will quickly discover why professional window contractors choose Cardinal when they want the best products for their customers. Read more