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Mira Premium Series Bi-Parting Door

 Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series Bi-Parting Doors 

Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series Bi-Parting aluminum-clad wood door is a four-panel option ideal for architectural and custom home designs. The door is made of durable .080 extruded aluminum cladding and is available in eight exterior colors and a clear wood or pre-finished white interior. For added performance, the door can be configured with the Ply Gem Windows HP2+ glass package that meets ENERGY STAR criteria in all climate zones. This new introduction expands the product offering of the Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series new construction aluminum-clad wood window line. 

Ply Gem Windows Expands Highly Energy Efficient R-5 Product Offering to Include Nationwide Availability

Homeowners now have greater selection of DOE Windows Volume Purchase Program-qualifying Ply Gem Windows products

•  Several Ply Gem Windows product series in both the eastern and western U.S. now available with R-5 configuration.

Ply Gem Windows with R-5 option meeting requirements for Phase II of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Windows Volume Purchase Program, which aims to make highly efficient windows more affordable

Ply Gem Windows microsite details products with qualifying R-5 option and helps consumers understand energy-saving benefits of highly insulating windows.

Impact Windows in Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series Now Available in Double Hung, Casement Operating and Outswing Patio Door Styles

Designed for coastal regions where tropical storms and hurricanes are common, the Ply Gem® Windows Mira Premium Impact Series is expanding to include impact-resistant windows in standard double hung, double hung stationary, double hung sash set, radius operable casement and fixed outswing patio door styles. The new options join the existing line of impact-resistant casement, awning, and direct set windows and French patio doors.

 

New Sliding Patio Door Available Through Ply Gem Windows Premium Series 1000 Vinyl New Construction and Replacement Line

Part of a line of windows and patio doors designed to suit the needs of western U.S.

Ply Gem Windows Launches Sliding Pocket Door for Functional Access to Outdoor Space

 New Ply Gem Windows Builder Series 4780 Pocket Door was developed to maximize the use of a home’s outdoor space

Generous dimensions up to 8’ tall by 12’ wide provide a high-end look at a value price

Created to meet the demands in the southern U.S. coastal market

Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series Selected for Season 8 Premiere of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the Largest House in Show’s History

 Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series new construction windows and patio doors used in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition home built by Excel Homes and the Maryland Community Builders’ Foundation for the “Boys Hope-Girls Hope” organization.

 Aluminum clad-wood windows meet 2010 ENERGY STAR® guidelines and are made with Low-E glass to help improve overall comfort and efficiency in the home.

 Windows and doors enhance contemporary and traditional architectural styling of home.

Full Line of R-5 Ply Gem Energy Efficient Windows Now Available through DOE Volume Purchase Program

  R-5 new construction and replacement Ply Gem Windows exceed ENERGY STAR® and tax credit qualifications with U-factors as low as 0.15.

  New, easy-to-use Ply Gem Windows microsite helps explain energy saving benefits of R-5 windows and how homeowners can purchase.

  Department of Energy program aims to make highly efficient windows affordable to consumers.

Energy Efficient, New Construction Ply Gem Windows and Doors Selected for Baltimore Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

   Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series new construction windows and patio doors donated for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition project, being built by Excel Homes and the Maryland Community Builders’ Association.

   Aluminum clad-wood windows and doors exceed 2010 ENERGY STAR® guidelines and are made with Low-E glass to help improve overall comfort and efficiency in family’s home.

•  Home being built for “Boys Hope-Girls Hope” organization.

New Ply Gem Windows Contractor Series 2000 Replacement Line, Energy Efficient Windows for Today and the Future

Replacement windows in Contractor Series 2000 exceed current efficiency ratings for most windows with U-factors as low as 0.27.

•  Entry-level option offers premium replacement window technology at a value price.

Meets or exceeds ENERGY STAR®standards and energy tax credit qualifications with glass package options.

 

Media Alert: Ply Gem Windows Selected for “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

Ply Gem Windows donated energy efficient new construction windows for the Sunday, April 11 episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, 8/7c on ABC

Ply Gem announces winner of The Great Green Giveaway – Schumacher Homes

• Custom home builder will combine Ply Gem’s energy efficient windows, siding and stone veneer to create The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem. 

NAHB Research Center Green Approved products included in package to aid in sustainable building and contribute to National Green Building Certification.

Schumacher Homes launching contest to give the complete exterior house package to a prospective homebuyer.

Ply Gem Windows Energy-Efficient Vinyl New Construction Windows Selected for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

•  Ply Gem Windows Pro Series new construction windows donated for an episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

• ENERGY STAR qualified windows will help reduce heating and cooling bills for homeowner

•  Home is first in New York State to receive NAHB Research Center Emerald-level status under the National Green Building Certification
 
•  Ply Gem Windows Pro Series provides builders with the selection of material and style options needed to satisfy any customer demand

Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series Extends Product Line with Radius Operable and Picture Casement Windows

•   Ply Gem Windows expands its aluminum clad window line with four new styles of radius operable and picture casement windows.

•  Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series offers durability and value along with functionality and style.

Ply Gem Windows Enhances Energy Efficient Components to Stay Ahead of Ever-Increasing Demand for Green Building Products in 2010

With new technology investments, every window series from Ply Gem has models that meet the 2010 ENERGY STAR performance levels and the energy tax credit requirements.

• Enhancing energy efficient building products and manufacturing processes is part of a commitment to the Ply Gem Enviro Initiative.

 

New Ply Gem Windows Energy Efficiency Tax Credit Tool Kits Help Trade Professionals Highlight the Benefits for Homeowners

Ply Gem Windows offers complete line of replacement windows and patio doors that meet or exceed the energy tax credit qualifications.

•  Ply Gem Windows provides marketing tools relevant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to help trade professionals build their business.

• Clear, easy-to-use customer support tools help explain how homeowners can claim the tax credit.

New Ply Gem Windows Premium 1000 Series Offers Energy Efficiency and Aesthetic Appeal to the Western New Construction and Remodeling Markets

• Ply Gem Windows Premium 1000 Series enhances window product family for west coast market.

•  Ply Gem Windows showcased new series at the 2010 International Builders’ Show.

• Windows meet qualifications for energy tax credits and ENERGY STAR ratings, and are Green Approved by the NAHB Research Center.

Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series Impact Windows Product Line Expanded to Include Casement Windows and Patio Doors

This impact-resistant glass option for the Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series is designed specifically for coastal regions where storms and hurricanes are common.

•  This impact-resistant glass option for the Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series is designed specifically for coastal regions where storms and hurricanes are common. Impact glass prevents windblown debris from breaking through a home’s seal, thus changing air pressure and giving wind an entry point.

Ply Gem Windows Donation to Local Rehabilitation Home Supports Program Residents and Surrounding Community

Ply Gem donates windows to Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA renovation project.

•  ENERGY STAR qualified replacement windows will help lower energy bills of rehabilitation home.

Roanoke Valley EarthCraft House goes green with energy efficient Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series

• Ply Gem Windows Mira™ Premium Series windows are featured in the first certified gold EarthCraft House in the Roanoke Valley.

• Fralin & Waldron will use Ply Gem Windows Mira Premium Series windows exclusively in the residential areas of Daleville Town Center, a new traditional neighborhood development.

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