Through intense research and development we have designed the highest-rated window in the industry — the Elements® window line. This window far exceeds all industry standards for energy efficiency, air infiltration, water penetration, and durability.
More than any other, this window has a direct impact on lowering your energy bills and reducing your home’s carbon footprint.
Our technologically advanced, robotically manufactured insulated glass packages offer a choice of insulation performance which can be tailored to your geographic location and directional sun exposure. This ability to fine tune your windows’ performance can assure maximum energy savings and resistance to condensation.
A completely color-matched house is now a reality with SoftLite’s Sure-Coat™ custom color-matching system and selection of Interior Woodgrain colors. The possibilities are endless.
All Elements™ windows feature UltraSmart™ weatherstripping. This extremely innovative weather-strip combines the effectiveness of Ultrafab® Tri-Fin® Gold Series gaskets with Ultra-Fresh® anti-microbial biocide protection. The resulting benefit is extremely high protection around the perimeter of all sashes from drafts, airborne bacteria, pollen, mold and mildew spores, and fights the growth of mold on the weather-strip material. This weather-stripping helps keep indoor air clean for those with allergies. The combination of the triple-fins and biocide maintains the integrity of the fibers and prevents the weather-stripping from deteriorating and collapsing over time. When weather-stripping isn’t treated with antimicrobial protection, moisture and microbes begin to grow among the fibers resulting in a sticky mass that gets smashed over and crimped. This ruins the effectiveness of the weatherstripping.
All of our windows are made using the finest quality, unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride. They will never rot like wood windows or corrode like metal windows. uPVC conserves energy better than other materials. It never needs refinishing with environmentally harsh stains or varnishes, and it lasts longer than wood and other materials. Our windows are also permanently fused together on robotic 4-point welding equipment. They will never separate, unlike inferior screwed or stapled wood, metal and vinyl windows that can separate and leak air or water.
All Elements™ windows come standard with our high-definition, fiberglass insect screening, which provides improved light transmittance and airflow while increasing insect protection. BetterVue™ screens are easier to look through from the inside and they provide better curb appeal from the outside.
As the weather grows colder, foggy windows can become a problem in some homes. This simple phenomenon happens when an object is cooler than the air around it, causing a thin layer of water molecules to form on the surface. The windows in our homes are among the most common spots where this condensation occurs because windowpanes receive direct contact with the cold air outside and are usually the coldest surfaces in the interior of a house. While this may sound harmless, the condensation that forms causes water droplets to run down windows and walls, which can result in mold and mildew.