Products from the AIA Show Floor
- May 16, 2008
Pella Doors and WindowsPella’s new collection of windows and doors, called the designer series, features optional blinds, cellular shades, decorative panels and removable grilles between panes of glass, protected from dust and damage, thus reducing lifecycle costs associated with the maintenance and replacement of room side blinds and shades. Designer series windows and doors reduce noise up to 80 percent.With the blinds closed, between-the-glass blinds offer a 43 percent reduction in solar heat gain when compared to room-side blinds, thus reducing potential air conditioning costs. Pella’s designer series of shades and blinds extend to the inside edge of the interior window sash for added privacy. Shades come in light-filtering and room-darkening options.Weyerhaeuser’s iLevel Sub-Floor Adhesive iLevel by Weyerhaeuser offers a new sub-floor adhesive that helps create a solid and squeak-free floor while being simple to use and easy on the environment. iLevel Subfloor Adhesive has a low volatile organic compound (VOC) content and meets the strict requirements of numerous environmental standards.It creates a strong bond between floor panels, joists and other framing members and fills gaps in the connection. iLevel Subfloor Adhesive can be used in a wide range of temperature and moisture conditions, including on wet or frozen joists. The green color is evident on framing members, and highlights the adhesive’s even spread. In addition, the adhesive is water-based and easy to clean up.iLevel has certification approval from GreenGuard for Children and Schools; complies with the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1168; and supports green building goals under the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Model Green Home Building, Green Globes, and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED.