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Trends in Doors and Windows


This emergent technology is finding increased application in building projects where the attributes of transparent facades are desired yet the performance of the building skin is paramount. These sophisticated facade designs can compensate for the inherently poor insulating properties... more from



New Generations of architects have specified steel windows for virtually every setting - relying on their unique, timeless qualities to shape buildings that evoke classic, old-world themes or shout bold, modern statements. more from


50 Modern Front Door Designs

The front door is often the focal point of a home exterior – a door is the first thing guests see when they arrive, it's the last thing they contemplate after leaving, it's visited daily by the mail delivery, and it gives potential buyers something to remember the house by. An ordinary home can become "the house with the red door" with nothing... more from

Featured Companies

Accurate Lock & Hardware Co.          View Website
Stamford, CT                                   Request Catalog
Accurate Lock and Hardware blends old world craftsmanship with modern technologies to create...

Acurlite Structural Skylights               View Website
Berwick, PA                                    Request Catalog
Acurlite Structural Skylights, Inc. is a manufacturer of state of the art commercial heavy duty skylights.
Advanced Equipment                         View Website
Fullerton, CA                                   Request Catalog
Engaging in the design, manufacture, installation and service of operable walls for over 50-years...

Advanced Glazings                            View Website
Sydney, NS                                    Request Catalog
Adavnced Glazings Ltd. manufacturers Solera, translucent glazing units. Products are designed...

AGC Industries                                   View Website
Alpharetta, GA                                Request Catalog
With more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates, AGC is the global leader in glass.

Ambico Limited                                 View Website
Ottawa, ON                                    Request Catalog
AMBICO Limited manufactures leading edge, laboratory tested, specialized doors, frames and windows.
Armorcore                                          View Website
Waco, TX                                        Request Catalog
The ArmorCore® product line has become the preferred bullet resistant fiberglass panel.

Bendheim                                          View Website
New York, NY                                 Request Catalog
The resource for specialty glass since 1927, offering 2,000+ decorative glass types and unlimited custom...
Besam                                                View Website
Monroe, NC                                     Request Catalog
ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is the world’s most comprehensive supplier of entrance automation...
Cardinal Shower Enclosures              View Website
Livermore, CA                                  Request Catalog
Cardinal Shower Enclosures is a full service supplier of shower enclosures, offering an extremely wide...

Chase Doors                                       View Website
Cincinnati, OH                                 Request Catalog
Chase Doors is the world's oldest, largest, and most progressive manufacturer of double-acting impact ...
Chem-Pruf Door                                 View Website
Brownsville, TX                                Request Catalog
Chem-Pruf founder William V. Pitt designed, engineered and built the first successful industrial ...

Clingerman Doors                              View Website
Clearville, PA                                   Request Catalog
Clingerman Doors handcrafts every garage door to the customer’s specifications.

Codelocks                                          View Website
Irvine, CA                                        Request Catalog
We provide everything in the box to fit the lock to the door - parts, instructions, templates - everything...

CTW Engineer Glazing Systems        View Website
Orlando, FL                                    Request Catalog
C.T.W. has been providing Engineered Glazing solutions since 1972 to Architects, Designers...
Dash Door - PrivacyVue                     View Website
Miami, FL                                       Request Catalog
PrivacyVue™ is an innovative product offering electrified switchable privacy glass in custom door...

Dreamwalls                                       View Website
No. Wilkesboro, NC                        Request Catalog
Dreamwalls Color Glass by Gardner Glass Products is an ideal solution for commercial and residential spaces.

Dynamic Arch. Window & Doors        View Website
Abbotsford, BC                                Request Catalog
As North America’s leading manufacturer of custom wood, wood/clad, steel, and aluminum windows...
Eliason                                               View Website
Portage, MI                                     Request Catalog
Eliason Corporation, founded 1952, is the original and only manufacturer of Easy Swing double action...

Fenzi North America                          View Website
Toronto, ON                                    Request Catalog
Fenzi North America has designed and built a 'State of the Art' manufacturing facility, offering a true...

Gammans Skylight Systems               View Website
Newnan, GA                                    Request Catalog
More than 40 years of experience in the skylight industry has made us the leader in pre-fabricated...
Hager Companies                              View Website
St. Louis, MO                                  Request Catalog
Since 1849, Hager Companies legacy has been built on solid and secure door hardware that is made to last.

Innovative Glass Corporation             View Website
Plainview, NY                                  Request Catalog
Innovative Glass, a New York based company, has been focused on creating and providing Dynamic...

Kalwall                                               View Website
Manchester, NH                               Request Catalog
Kalwall® is a well-proven, high-performance, translucent fenestration system with energy-efficient .
La Cantina Doors                               View Website
Oceanside, CA                               Request Catalog
LaCantina Doors is the leader in designing and manufacturing products that create large open...

Lacey Glass                                        View Website
Lacey, WA                                      Request Catalog
Lacey Glass, Inc. started in 1980 as a local glass shop doing residential windows.
NanaWall                                           View Website
Corte Madera, CA                            Request Catalog
During our 25-plus years in business, we have earned the trust of architects, builders, design professionals...
NICE                                                   View Website
San Antonio, TX                              Request Catalog
Established in the early nineties, Nice S.p.A. is one of the major international names in the automation...

ODL                                                    View Website
Zeeland, MI                                     Request Catalog
Our roots sprang forth during World War II in 1945, as a small business in Cy Mulder's home.
ProVia Door                                       View Website
Sugarcreek, OH                               Request Catalog
ProVia is committed to making products the professional way: specifically customized for...

Rebco                                                View Website
Paterson, NJ                                  Request Catalog
REBCO stocks the largest selection of architectural aluminum shapes in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic...

Schweiss Bi-Fold Doors                     View Website
Fairfax, MN                                     Request Catalog
Schweiss is the go-to door professional. We manufacture and install low maintenance customt...
Securall Products                              View Website
LaPorte, IN                                     Request Catalog
Securall® has more than 50 years of experience in high quality sheet metal fabrication.

Solutia                                               View Website
St. Louis, MO                                 Request Catalog
Since 1927, Solutia’s Saflex® brand has led the industry as the world leader in PVB...

Steel Windows and Doors USA          View Website
Stratford, CT                                   Request Catalog
Steel Windows & Doors USA is one of the leading distributors of steel windows and doors in the...

Technical Glass Products                   View Website
Snoqualmie, WA                             Request Catalog
Since 1980, Technical Glass Products (TGP) has been supplying the architectural and commercial building
Traco                                                  View Website
Cranberry Township, PA                   Request Catalog
At Traco, we strive to think ahead of market challenges and create innovative solutions.

United States Aluminum                    View Website
Los Angeles, CA                             Request Catalog
U.S. Aluminum, a division of C.R. Laurence (CRL), has been a leader in the storefront and curtain wall...
Weiland Sliding Doors & Windows    View Website
Oceanside, CA                                Request Catalog
Huge openings, seamless transitions, and outstanding performance.
Duratherm Window Corporation        View Website
Vassalboro, ME                               Request Catalog
Duratherm Corporation crafts custom monumental wood window and door systems for...

DORMA Americas                               View Website
Reamstown, PA                              Request Catalog
With more than 100 years of experience and subsidiaries in more than 50 countries worldwide...
Major Industries                                 View Website
Wausau, WI                                    Request Catalog
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