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Energy-efficient windows blamed for melting vinyl siding

Post Time:Mar 10,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:89

Melting vinyl siding is getting its share of media attention in Charlotte, N.C.

That’s where homeowners have experienced warped and melted vinyl siding, which caught the attention of Charlotte’s WCNC Newschannel 36.

Reporter Stuart Watson did not respond to an e-mail request for comment. WCNC’s I-team was asking viewers to contact the team if they, too, had melting vinyl siding.

The homes were built by Pulte Homes Inc. of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., whose spokesperson said by e-mail March 9 that the incident in Charlotte is not isolated to that city.

The culprit in the melting vinyl siding situation is, in fact, low-E windows, according to a March 10 Plastics News report.

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