Thermal Industries to Participate in Department of Energy’s R-5 Window Program
March 09, 2010 10:16
Super insulating glass system will be the cornerstone of Thermal Industries R-5 Window offering
Pittsburgh, PA— Thermal Industries, Inc. announced their application for the U.S. Department of Energy's Building Technologies Program’s R-5 Volume Purchase Program, scheduled to launch in Spring 2010.
Thermal Industries window product offering for the R-5 Program will feature the company’s high-energy-efficiency Super Peak Performance™ Glass, constructed of three layers of glass, two low-e coatings, krypton gas fill, and low-conductivity warm-edge spacers between the panes of glass. Super Peak Performance Glass has received the GreenSpec®-Listed designation by BuildingGreen, Inc., an independent company committed to providing accurate, unbiased, and timely information designed to help building-industry professionals and policy makers improve the environmental performance, and reduce the adverse impacts of buildings.
“The energy efficient windows and doors we’ve manufactured for the last 50 years continue to be a positive contributing factor in delivering the dream of comfort, low maintenance and energy savings for millions of Americans, and we are excited about opportunities the R-5 Window Program provides to homeowners as well as the window industry,” says David Rascoe, president.
About Thermal Industries – In business for 50 years, Thermal Industries, Inc., a division of Atrium Companies, manufactures custom-made vinyl windows, doors, patio enclosures, vinyl and composite deck planks and vinyl railing systems. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, the company maintains distribution through 20 branch locations east of the Mississippi. For more information on other Thermal Industries products, call (800) 245-1540, Ext. 1941, or go online to www.thermalindustries.com.
About Atrium Companies, Inc.
For more than 50 years, Atrium Companies, Inc. (www.atrium.com) has offered the highest quality window and door products to builders, contractors and distributors in the residential construction industry. Dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers, the Atrium family of brands provides a versatile range of window and patio door products, including vinyl and aluminum models, as well as replacement and new construction product lines. A variety of window styles also are available through the Atrium family, including single- and double-hung, horizontal slider, casement, tilt-and-turn and architectural shapes. Specialty products range from hurricane-impact solutions with Atrium’s SafeHarbor® impact-resistant windows, patio doors and hurricane window shutters, to innovative soundproofing Silent Guard™ Sound Suppression Windows. The company’s portfolio of brands includes its flagship Atrium Windows and Doors brand, Superior Windows, Thermal Industries, Danvid Door and Window, HR Windows, Champion Window, North Star Windows and Doors, and Darby Door.