Acoustic Considerations and Door Systems in Healthcare, Hospitality, Education, and Office Facilities

An architect that designs buildings with acoustics in mind will create better environments for the end user, improving everything from patient healthcare outcomes to student reading and test scores. However, a room is only as good as its weakest link, and while walls and ceilings often are discussed when it comes to acoustics, door systems seldom are.

Improving acoustics in commercial and institutional buildings can benefit occupants within healthcare, hospitality, education, and office environments. This course will discuss how door systems specifically play a vital acoustic role within each sector.

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A Better Way to Build

Five leaders of modular home construction share their informed perspectives on one of the housing industry’s most compelling topics.

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Rating the Building Envelope: Fenestration Testing and Certification

Learners will be able to understand the history and various aspects of 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA101/I.S.2/A440—North American fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS), including testing, performance class, performance grade, gateway performance requirements, and optional performance requirements.

By the end of the course, learners should also understand the differences between laboratory and field testing.

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Trends in Windows & Doors: BIG is the window and door trend

Doors and windows have been expanding in size over the past several years, and there seems to be no end in sight. The 10-foot door is the new normal, while window walls can open up the whole side of a room to the outside, and windows mulled together can create a viewing plane of immense proportions.

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Resilient Windows for Resilient Homes: Go Beyond Code

Lots of decisions go into building a home that will survive whatever nature throws at it.
One of the most critical decisions? Windows.

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Choosing a Window Brand: Steering Homeowners to the Right Choice

Eliminate expensive, reputation-damaging callbacks. Brand choice is critical when it comes to windows. Compared to other building materials, windows have to satisfy a varied menu of standards.
As a construction pro, you know how important it is to carefully choose the product brands you offer clients.

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Grandfather Homes: Video

For truly customized windows outside and in, hear why Grandfather Homes chose JELD-WEN window and door products for this new home project. Experience inspiration.

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Paradigm Building Group: Why JELD-WEN Video

In this exclusive series, learn why companies like Paradigm Building Group choose to work with JELD-WEN. Take a look at what makes JELD-WEN the perfect fit when it comes to finding the right window or door solutions for their customers.

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Three Reasons You’ll Love Wood Windows E-book

Wood windows have come a long way. Options and selections have expanded from even 20 years ago. Wood was once the only material with which windows were made. Now, there are other options but the beauty and distinction of wood cannot be replicated. Welcome to the world of possibilities. Let's talk about why you’ll love our wood windows. Explore this booklet to learn three reasons: versatility, performance and value.

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6 Ways to Incorporate Contemporary Design into Your Home E-book

At its roots, contemporary design embraces straight lines and natural elements. Sleek, casual and inviting, contemporary design is simple yet stunning. This e-book provides insights on six ideas for contemporary looking spaces: Natural light; Interior and exterior synergies; Simplicity and minimalism; Tone-on-tone palettes; Form follows function; and An element of surprise.

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