Home > News > Company News > Owens Corning(TM) Delivers First Fiberglass Window Manufactured Without Mechanical Fasteners

Owens Corning(TM) Delivers First Fiberglass Window Manufactured Without Mechanical Fasteners

Post Time:Oct 09,2009Classify:Company NewsView:421

Owens Corning(TM) Delivers First Fiberglass Window Manufactured Without
Mechanical Fasteners
New Innovision(TM)  Windows Offer Unparalleled Structural Integrity, Strength
and Resistance to Extreme Environmental Conditions

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), today
introduced Innovision(TM) fiberglass windows. Developed to meet the demands of
extreme environments, Innovision windows feature the first fully bonded frame
and sash in the industry manufactured without mechanical fasteners.


A high impact structural mull adhesive is injected into the frame and sash
corners of Innovision windows to create a permanent, air- and water-tight
joint for long term stability and reliable performance. The result is a window
    --  is designed for use in residential or commercial applications.
    --  has strong and secure corner joinery for unparalleled structural
    --  delivers design pressure ratings of up to 142.5.

    --  is well suited for extreme environmental conditions.

"Fiberglass represents growth in the window industry and with Innovision
windows, Owens Corning is combining the power of the leader in fiberglass
building science with unparalleled performance," said Todd Hall, business
manager, Owens Corning Construction Services. "Innovision windows offer the
energy efficiency, durability and aesthetics homeowners demand and commercial
contractors require for energy efficient building renovation.

Innovision Window Advantages
Innovision windows come standard with a high performance low-E, argon filled,
double-pane insulated glass system complemented by three optional glass
packages designed for early morning sun, all-day sun or intense heat exposure,
and include multiple low-E coatings, inert gas and solar-reflective Heat
Mirror(TM) film from Southwall Technologies. Innovision window dealers are
trained on directional solar tuning to help buyers select the right window and
the right glass for their specific exposures for maximum comfort and energy
efficiency all day, every day.

Innovision windows are offered in a complete range of styles and a variety of
popular solid or split frame colors and five interior woodgrain options to
coordinate with a multitude of different design requirements.

When used in residential replacement applications, Innovision windows are
eligible for a federal income tax credit of 30 percent of the cost of the
windows and doors, up to $5,000, for a possible $1,500 credit through 2010.

Innovision windows are backed by a lifetime limited, non-prorated and
transferable warranty.

Innovision Windows for Your Business
Fiberglass is the fastest growing category of products in the window industry.
According to a 2009 joint report by the Window & Door Manufacturers
Association and the American Architectural Manufacturers Association,
fiberglass windows grew more than six percent in the last year. With the
combined power of differentiated fiberglass windows and the Owens Corning
brand, Innovision dealers benefit from exclusive sales territories and can
take advantage of Owens Corning business support and training.

For more information about Innovision windows, or to learn about becoming an
exclusive dealer in your area, visit 1-800-GET-PINK(TM).

About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a leading global producer of residential and commercial
building materials, glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for
composite systems. A Fortune 500 company for 55 consecutive years, Owens
Corning is committed to driving sustainability through delivering solutions,
transforming markets and enhancing lives. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a
market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $6 billion in
2008 and about 16,500 employees in 30 countries. Additional information is
available at

Source: ReutersAuthor: shangyi

Hot News