For more than a century, Andersen has been guided by a commitment to integrity, excellence, innovation, partnership, and corporate citizenship. For Andersen, being a responsible corporate citizen includes everything from developing innovative, comprehensive sustainability initiatives to supporting community programs to creating a safe environment for our employees and customers.
Cornell Iron Works manufactures specialty ironwork, grates, railings, stairs, vaults and structural and ornamental ironwork that may help contribute to LEED® ratings for New Construction. Cornell product components contain Post Industrial and Post Consumer recycled content applicable to MR Credit 4. The product type and product size determine final recycled content calculation results.
Green is good: good business, good for the planet, and good for each of us. The logistics of sustainability take real effort, however. And it is not always easy, but it is an important effort, with a payoff at the end. In the rush of day-to-day business, Duratherm's effort at sustainability has been one of the most fulfilling and satisfying aspects of their business. It helps their employees, leadership team and clients. It enhances every project and enriches the communities they serve. Sustainability means better business, it brings the highest technologies into Duratherm's production and management systems. It increases awareness of the impact our company has, and, importantly, it has brought increased efficiencies to everything they do.
As a manufacturer, Hufcor recognizes the importance of innovation in sustainable design. Hufcor partitions are manufactured with raw materials such as gypsum, steel, aluminum, glass and wood. Specified percentages of these materials can contribute to the achievement of LEED points in the Materials and Resources Category of the LEED rating system. The materials in Hufcor products can also contribute to the achievement of LEED points in the Indoor Environmental Quality and Regional Materials categories. Use of glasswall partitions may contribute to the 8.2 Daylight and Views category. As a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Hufcor is committed to being an industry leader when it comes to protecting the environment, by reducing pollutants and minimizing our environmental impact on air, water and land.
JELD-WEN uses recycled and reused materials to produce hundreds of thousands of interior doors and other products each month, including JELD-WEN® Molded Fiber Interior Doors and composite garage doors with facings and trim boards made of 100 percent recycled wood fiber. These practices continue to be central to JELD-WEN's mission to be the low-cost producer in the window and door industry and have contributed to their goal of being the clear global leader in the sale of reliable windows and doors.
NanaWall is a Lifestyle, not just a green product. The flexibility of the operable glass walls create a smaller carbon foot print by allowing designers to have flexible use spaces (interior & exterior), natural ventilation, daylight and exhilarating views. NanaWall operable glass wall systems creates value, luxury and shelter. The NanaWall is energy efficient, acoustical, and weather-resistant, including systems to withstand hurricanes. But the real value of the NanaWall is the Exhilarating Room Transformation owners and guests experience when you open the glass wall system and the outdoor environment and indoor environment becomes one seamless environment.
The Cookson Company, Inc. has and will supply products such as its Rolling Service Doors, Insulated Rolling Service Doors, and Service Fire Doors. These heavy duty doors have a standard 50,000 life cycle design, structural angle guides and bottom bar, cast gears and stops, fabricated steel plate brackets, and a minimum 20 psf windloading. The Cookson family has spent 70 years manufacturing premium rolling door products that have endured the test of time. Cookson rolling doors come standard with the patented FinalCote finish, the most durable standard finish available. And of course, The Cookson Company, Inc. uses recycled materials which meet LEED standards.
Total Doors may provide points for your LEED project in the following categories according to LEED version 2.2. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has developed the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System. This system provides a definitive national standard for what constitutes a “green building.”
Windsor’s products are compatible with green building. They have examined the energy efficiency of their products and taken the lifecycle of each product into consideration. The more energy efficient their windows and doors are, the less energy needed to heat and cool people’s homes. The longer their products last, the fewer products that will need to be manufactured and less resources used. Windsor partners with vendors who also make a positive impact on the environment. All of the top vendors that Windsor has aligned with participate in extensive recycling programs and adhere to, or surpass, all local, state and national environmental regulations. Many are considered to be environmental leaders within their industry, manufacturing with recycled materials, receiving awards from organizations such as the DNR and acquiring FSC and SFI certification.