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How To: Vertical Alignment of Windows Over Doors

For projects featuring windows above sliding or multi-slide doors (either a direct mull to a sliding glass door or multi-slide door separated by a structure), aligning a window’s vertical mullion with the interlock of the sliding product is essential for clean sight lines.

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New Service Department Updates

At Western Window Systems, we’re committed to making our service department as convenient and responsive as possible.

That’s why we’ve made the following enhancements to better serve our partners:

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Architect Gordon Rogers: An Appreciation

Gordon Rogers, architect, passed away in October 2015. It was sudden, but also not so sudden. He had been battling prostate cancer for a number of years.

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Series 600 Multi-Slide Door Finalist in Architizer A+ Awards

Western Window Systems’ Series 600 Multi-Slide Door has been selected as a finalist in the Architizer A+ Awards, a global architectural award program that “celebrates the opinions of a public that lives, works and plays within architecture every single day.”

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Strategies for Engaging Natural Light in Design

Daylight. It can be fresh, beautiful, delicate, warm, and renewing – humankind’s first illumination, long before the gift of fire. It brings us energy and hope, makes plants grow, makes water sparkle. Daylight lifts our moods and sets our internal clocks.

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Effortless Indoor-Outdoor Living

Our Series 600 Multi-Slide Door gets a shout-out from Architizer, the online architecture and design database, in the article “Creating Rooms With a View” by products editor

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How to Comply with Energy Codes Without Compromising Your Vision

The ultimate goal of an architect is to utilize a revered blend of planning skills and creative talents to bring the vision of a building, be it a residential or commercial entity, to its aesthetic and functional fruition, keeping the original wishes in mind. Obviously, it’s no easy feat.

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Western Window Systems Treats Employees to Star Wars Experience

Since Star Wars hit theaters in 1977, the epic space tale has been collecting fans. One of the biggest is Scott Gates, president and CEO of Western Window Systems.

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Western Window Systems Featured in Four Homes During 2016 International Builders’ Show

This year's NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), the largest builders’ show and conference in the United States, will be held January 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. And for the third year in a row, Western Window Systems is a huge part of the event.

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Free 3-Day Passes for the International Builders’ Show

This year's NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), the largest builders’ show and conference in the United States, will be held January 19-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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WWS Earns 2015 Brand Builder Award

Western Window Systems was named a platinum winner of Hanley Wood’s 2015 Brand Builder Awards’ Best New Product Launch for its Series 3600 Vinyl Multi-Slide Door (available through the company’s Volume Program).

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WWS Makes Cover of Luxe Magazine

A modern home in Scottsdale outfitted with door systems and windows from Western Window Systems is the cover story in the December Arizona edition of Luxe, the interiors magazine covering local design and architecture as well as national news and trends in the industry.

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WWS Helps to Put Veterans to Work

Lance Whitford knows how difficult it can be for veterans to find work upon returning home from service. He served 11 years in the Air Force and has since made it his mission to assist vets facing job-related challenges.

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WWS Wins Best Metal Windows

For the third year in a row, Western Window Systems has won Best Metal Windows in the 2015 Building Materials Brand Preference Survey from Peninsula Publishing, the California-based publisher of industry magazines such as Builder and Developer, 50+ Builder, and Green Home Builder

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Custom Product Service Procedure Now Online

To provide you with easy access to our processes, Western Window Systems has added the custom product service procedure to its main website. A companion to the service request form, the procedure document is located in the downloads section under Service.

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New Pricing Options in CustomView

In an effort to more clearly communicate pricing, Western Window Systems is removing the manufacturer pricing option in CustomView and replacing it with a dealer price and a customer price option for each line item.

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5 Things to Know About Our Holiday Downtime

The holidays are right around the corner, and to help you manage your projects around our manufacturing schedule during this busy time, here are few things to know:

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SDL Height Limit Announced

To ensure the quality and aesthetic appeal of its products, Western Window Systems is limiting all simulated divided light (SDL) orders using the Prairie or Double Prairie pattern to a height limit of 96”.

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