Green and Sustainability highlights fiberglass’ high sustainability, its compatibility with glazing materials and its energy efficiency. Many fiberglass fenestration products have earned the ENERGY STAR® label. Fiberglass windows and doors are popular choices for architects, designers, builders, contractors and others seeking to create LEED® certified buildings.
Pultrusion gives a brief overview of the pultrusion process, a fabrication process that produces lineal material used to create fiberglass windows and doors.
Fiberglass Product Reliability and Durability gives details on how fiberglass is designed to withstand the challenges of unique climate conditions (e.g., extreme high and low temperatures and hurricane-force winds).
Protective Coatings details factory-finished fenestration options. Coated fiberglass products offer labor-saving, environmentally-friendly solutions. The surfaces of coated fiberglass are resistant to blistering, peeling or chipping.
Corrosion Resistance gives brief details on why fiberglass is naturally resistant to corrosion and staining.
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