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Marburn Curtains
(973) 256-0203
544 US Highway 46
Totowa, NJ
Services
curtains, draperies and window treatments
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:30am-9:30pm Sun 10:00am-6pm

Fish Window Cleaning
(973) 831-2300
6 Haycock Avenue
Riverdale, NJ
Services
Window Cleaning, Gutter Cleaning, Powerwashing
Hours
Mon-Fri 9-5
Awards
Ranked Top 500 Franchises 2010
Membership Organizations
North Jersey Networking Group

Aquarius Door Services
(800) 737-7817
681 Lawins Road, Unit 120
Wyckoff, NJ

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TAYLOR DOOR, LLC
(973) 754-9444
318 Mclean Blvd. (Rt.20)
Paterson, NJ
Services
MFG. We Build, We Prefinish. We Install
Hours
8:am - 6pm Mon-Fri
Membership Organizations
Nari Member

RWC Windows, Doors & More
(973) 227-7123
686 Passaic Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ
Services
Windows, Doors, Kitchen and Bath

Precision Overhead Garage Door Repair
(908) 730-8535
220 W Parkway # 9
Pompton Plains, NJ

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Storehouse Windows & Doors Inc
(973) 831-6124
297 Passaic Avenue
Fairfield, NJ

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Taylor Door
(973) 754-9444
318 Mclean Blvd.(Rt 20)
Paterson, NJ
 
Tri-State Window & Door factory
(973) 471-5500
120 MT Prospect Ave
Clifton, NJ
 
Jenny's Recovery Room
(973) 839-7540
520 Ringwood Ave
Wanaque, NJ

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Green Building Windows & Doors

Green Windows & Doors Resource

From a green-built standpoint, windows rank second only to the design of an HVAC system in overall technological complexity. Heating, cooling and lighting consume 67% of all the electricity that’s generated. Windows and doors comprise a large portion of heat loss in a wall and lower the overall R-Value of the wall. Installing windows and doors correctly will help eliminate air infiltration and water leaks.

See Chapter 7 on Windows & Doors in the Green from the Ground Up book for more details or contact us about training .

Window Energy Performance

There are three primary factors in a window's energy performance:

frame construction glass spacer material that separates individual panes of glass through the glass (by radiation) across the spacer material that separates the two glass layers at their edges and through the frame of the window (by conduction) through the movement of air in the space between the glass (by convection) between the moveable or operable frame components (by air leakage) Rating Windows for Performance

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) was formed to standardize the claim of energy efficiency by window manufacturers.

U-factor - for the entire window, distinct from a center-of-glass rating.

Solar heat gain coefficient - represents the amount of heat that is transmitted through the glass. The lower the number, the less heat transmittance.

Visible light transmittance - is the "sunglasses" effect. The lower the number, the darker things will appear through the glass.

Air leakage - is rated in cubic feet of air passing through a square foot of window area. The lower the number, the less air will pass through cracks in the assembly. This may be left blank by manufacturers of lower-quality windows.

Condensation resistance - measures the ability of the window to resist condensation on the inside of the glass. The higher the number the better.

Green Window & Door installers’ Transition Guide

Familiarize yourself with which windows are available in your area

Learn about what technologies are available to market to your customers

Many manufactures and dealers offer training and free seminars

Consider wood windows

High quality and long life

Available in replacement sizes and installation

More expensive than vinyl, Use FSC wood or engineered materials

Carefully install windows and door to eliminate any air leaks

Even a small air leak can have a huge impact on heat loss over the life of the building

Use expanded foam around all windows and doors. Be sure that head flashing is installed

One can of expansion foam. Look for products that use HFC rather than HCFC or CFC as propellants.

Understand the prevailing winds on the site

Wind will push on a building and contribute to air infiltration. Understanding the prevailing winds can also help you to take advantage of cooling breezes

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