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Expert Opinions | We're for the Visionaries | Product Demos 2014

Product Demos 2013 | Product Demos 2012 | 3D Tutorials | Other

Trade Shows
 

Kolbe's Booth at the 2014 International Builders' Show (02/14)

Kolbe was a success at the 2014 International Builders' Show! It was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Kolbe had a prime location just inside the Central Hall from the Grand Lobby, which accessed both the IBS & Kitchen & Bath Industry Shows. Learn more

Expert Opinions
 

Interview with EJ Meade, Architect (10/13)

EJ Meade, architect, discusses the aesthetics of the VistaLuxe™ Collection: "The sight lines are great. That was probably the most impressive thing. We've used Kolbe products for years but that's something we've always looked for – how do we narrow that sight line and keep our alignment. Yeah, we're impressed..."

We're for the Visionaries
 

 

Kolbe Craftsmanship (09/13)

"You can really do whatever you want with a Kolbe product. You can be the visionary. You can create the style." - Jeff De Lonay, President of Kolbe

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Kolbe Customization (09/13)

The best thing I think about being an architect is the satisfaction of starting with a client, taking an idea that begins as a vision in your head or in the client's head and then actually helping it become reality. One of the things we've always appreciated about working with Kolbe windows is their willingness to adapt to custom designs." - Kenneth Etten of McCormak + Etten Architects, LLP

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Kolbe's Expansive Openings (11/2014)

Kolbe offers numerous product lines and options to fit any expansive opening in your project. Kolbe's folding windows and doors, multi-slide doors, and TerraSpan® lift & slide doors can provide stylish and functional solutions for your project's needs.

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Product Demos 2014
 

PRODUCT DEMO:
VistaLuxe Complementary Multi-Slide Doors (11/2014)

A demonstration of Kolbe's VistaLuxe® Complementary multi-slide patio doors. Kolbe multi-slide doors not only provide attractive aesthetics, but also ease of operation. These doors will complement the smooth, clean look of your VistaLuxe project.

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Tilt-Turn Windows
(11/2014)

A demonstration of Kolbe's Ultra Series tilt-turn window. Tilt-turn windows use multi-functional hardware to vent by swinging in at the side, like an inswing casement, or tilting in at the top, like a hopper.

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Crank-Out EP Casements (11/2014)

A demonstration of the Kolbe Ultra Series EP casement. Crank-out EP (energy performance) casement windows feature triple pane glass to meet today's stricter building codes.

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Folding Windows
(11/2014)

A demonstration of Kolbe's folding window. Using the same basic frame & hardware as folding doors, folding windows are perfect for projects needing a pass-through type serving system, such as hotels, clubs and restaurants.

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Product Demos 2013
 

 

PRODUCT DEMO:
 VistaLuxe™ Collection (09/13)

Create an opening that complements your design with the VistaLuxe Collection from Kolbe. Collaboratively developed with architects for contemporary designs that utilize clean lines and multiple units to create large expanses of glass, the VistaLuxe Collection allows you to create an opening as unique as your project. 

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series 90-Degree Corner TerraSpan Lift & Slide Door
 (01/13)

This corner lift & slide door unit includes stacking door panels on one side and pocketing panels on the other. Operation is nearly effortless, creating a massive expanse.

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series Multi-Slide Doors
 (01/13)

Ultra Series multi-slide door panels can stack open or push into a pocket in the wall. Track fillers are incorporated into the sill for smooth, sliding operation.

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Folding Doors (01/13)

This folding door unit includes folding panels and two swinging panels that open like a French door. Narrow stiles and top rail allow a massive daylight opening.

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Windquest® Series Impact Slider
 (01/13)

This single slider meets Performance Grade 60 and has Miami-Dade NOA. It features an automatic locking system and sash that are removable for cleaning.

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Heritage Series Entrance Door
(01/13)

Kolbe doors can be customized for traditional or contemporary styles. This traditional door features a 2-1/4" thick door panel built of Alder, with high profile, custom moulding, sidelites with glass and more.

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Latitude
® Series Crank-Out Casement (01/13)

Latitude Series two-wide casement unit with Beige vinyl exterior, PDL bars, Baltimore brickmould coated in a Rustic color, and interior white laminate with Satin Nickel hardware.

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Heritage Series Push-Out Casement
(01/13)

  • Saepele wood interior
  • One has multi-point locking system & retractable screen
  • Other has single-point locks & inswing screen
  • Prairie-style PDL bars
  • 2" brickmould
  • Basil exterior finish

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Product Demos 2012
 

PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Contemporary Door with Operating Sidelite (2012)

  • Inswing operation
  • Coal Black frame & 2" flat casing
  • Custom Red door panel
  • Frosted matte glass
  • White Oak interior with custom Ebony stain
  • Custom handle set in Brushed Chrome

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Crank-Out XL Awning (2012)

  • Coal Black exterior, custom black interior finish
  • 1-3/4" wide PDL bars
  • Satin Nickel heavy duty hardware

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series 90-Degree Mulled Beveled Direct Sets & Awnings
(2012)

  • Beveled direct sets & awnings mulled with a 90° corner post
  • Clear anodized exterior finish 
  • Maple interior
  • Motorized operators
  • Square profile glazing beads

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Retractable Screens for Ultra Series Crank-Out Casements (2012)

  • Available factory-applied
  • Kits available for installation in the field, including on previously-installed windows
  • BetterVue screen mesh
  • Rustic-colored hardware cartridge
  • Frame Width: Min. 20", Max. 75"
  • Frame Height: Min. 16", Max. 96"

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series Sterling Double Hungs with Radius-Tops (2012)

  • Extruded aluminum clad exterior
  • Fluoropolymer exterior finish
  • Performance Divided Lites with 5/8" wide bars for historical appearance
  • 2-1/8" projected sill nosing

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series Sterling Double Hung
(2012)

  • Cottage-style (bottom sash taller than top)
  • 3-1/2" flat casing
  • Ultra Pure White exterior finish
  • 5/8" wide PDL bars in top sash
  • Antique Nickel sash lift handles

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Product Demos 2011 & Before
 

 

PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series TerraSpan Lift & Slide Doors (2011)

  • Expansive Openings:
    Panel Ht: Min. 78'', Max. 144''
    Panel Width: Min. 30'', Max. 72''
  • Max. 10 panels per unit
  • Panels can either recess into a wall pocket or stack

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series TerraSpan Lift & Slide Doors (2011)

  • Over 900 operational configurations, including 90-degree corner units
  • Impact performance upgrades available

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PRODUCT DEMO:
Ultra Series TerraSpan Lift & Slide Doors (2010)

  • Expansive pocketing or stacking doors; max 10 panels
  • Panel ht min 36", max. 144"; width min 30", for widths greater than 72" contact Kolbe
  • Hardware, finish, screen & sill options

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Windquest Series® EP Casement
 (2011)

  • Energy performance of R5
  • Triple pane glass unit
  • Folding crank handle operation

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Windquest Series Casement with Transom
 (2011)

  • Impact-rated products
  • Exterior polyester finish available
  • Folding crank handle
  • Stainless steel hardware

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Windquest Serie Single Hung
 (2011)

  • Constant force balances for easy operation
  • Bottom sash tilts-in & is removable
  • Locks automatically when the sash is pushed down
  • Brickmould & sill nosing on exterior
  • Black polyurethane finish on exterior
  • Meets impact certification of IPD4

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PRODUCT DEMO: Old World Classic Double Hung (2011)

  • Custom curved glass
  • True divided lites
  • Mahogany construction
  • Ogee lugs on exterior for historic style
  • Brass pully system, brass chains & weights with proportionate balance

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Heritage Series Tilt-Turn Windows 
(2011)

  • K-Kron II exterior finish in Manchester 
  • 3-1/2" brickmould with backband
  • 2-1/4" wide PDL  bars
  • Cherry interior with custom stain
  • Multi-point locks

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series Casement with Motorized Operator
 (2011)

  • Accessible design
  • Operates at the touch of a button
  • PDL bars widths of 7/8", 1-1/8" and 2-1/4"
  • Custom PDL pattern
  • 3-1/2" brickmould
  • Custom exterior finish
  • Various custom wood species including Sapele, Maple and Walnut with clear coat interior finish; Pine with Wheat interior stain

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series Sterling Double Hung with Awning Transom with Motorized Operator (2011)

  • Transom is an awning with electric operator
  • Push-buttom operation
  • Great for hard-to-reach applications
  • Interior is Lamboo® 
  • Anodized metallic exterior finish
  • Bottom unit is a Sterling Double Hung
  • Dual-action lever allows sash to tilt in

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Latitude Series Double Hungs with Spread Mulls
(2011)

  • Vinyl interior & exterior
  • 20+ exterior color options
  • 10-year limited exterior finish warranty

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PRODUCT DEMO: 
Ultra Series Garden-Aire Patio Doors
(2011)

  • Smooth, sliding operation
  • ADA-Compliant ramp sill option shown
  • Transom with 3-3/8" wide vertical PDL bar
  • Door lite with 1-3/4" wide horizontal PDL bars

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3D Tutorials
 

 

REVIT MODELS: 
Ultra Series Folding Doors
(2012)

  • Flush mount sill
  • Editable width, height, # of panels & wall offset
  • Over 30 exterior colors
  • Many interior wood species
  • Easy-to-use detailed model

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REVIT MODELS: 
Ultra Series
 (2009)

  • Kolbe data and links
  • PDL bars in colonial patterns
  • Exterior trim options
  • Over 30 exterior colors
  • Extensive selection
  • Easy-to-use, detailed mode

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3D MODELS: Downloading Kolbe Models (2009)

  • 3D Revit & SketchUp models on Kolbe's website
  • 3D SketchUp models on 3D warehouse
  • Exterior trim
  • Over 30 exterior colors
  • Interior wood species & stains
  • SketchUp models for Ultra & Windquest Series
  • Revit models for Ultra Series

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SKETCHUP MODELS: Ultra Series & Windquest Series Products (2009)

  • PDL bars & grilles-in-airspace in colonial patterns
  • Exterior trim
  • Over 30 exterior colors
  • Interior wood species & stains
  • Model available in Ultra and Windquest Series
  • Designer door hardware
  • Detailed and easy to use

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SKETCHUP MODELS: 
Ultra Series TerraSpan Lift & Slide Doors
 (2009)

  • Dynamic & static models
  • Corner, stacking & pocketing units
  • Reconfigure panel height, panel width & # panels
  • Over 30 exterior colors
  • Interior wood species & stains
  • Designer door hardware

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Videos from 2010 and Earlier
 

Point Five Entrance Door System at IBS 2012 (2012)

Majesta® Double Hung Windows (2010)

TerraSpan® Lift & Slide Doors (2010)

Laminated Engineered Bamboo at GreenBuild (2010)

Energy Efficient Windows & Custom Wood Doors (by Kleber Ad at GreenBuild '09)

Kolbe Windows in Earthquake Test (2007)

Impact Test (2005; WSAW; available at left)
 


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