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FSC certified wood for LEED projects
Selecting suppliers with FSC® Chain of Custody may help projects seeking U.S. Green Building Council's LEED® Green Building Rating System™ earn Materials and Resources credits for certified wood. Also, it may contribute to LEED credits and other green design goals. Kolbe has achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody certification. Learn more.
What's the #1 concern about windows & doors? Energy efficiency. These days, everyone wants to maximize their energy savings. Learn more about Kolbe's energy efficient products.
To Patina or Not
To patina or not patina, that is the question. Copper cladding offers some very special finish options for windows & doors. For a long-lasting bright, copper, lacquer must be requested. Or, for those projects meant to evoke a timelessness, request unlacquered copper will develop its own unique patina. Classic Series products may be ordered with a custom roll-formed copper cladding.
An imaginative use of standard colors can make a project really special. Here, Chutney windows in the main part of the house are complemented by the wood shake exterior. Another part of the house has red "barn wood" type siding with Rustic-colored windows. See more photos with a combination of colors and materials.
Fiberglass Glass Patterns Shine
A rainbow of glass patterns are available in Fiberglass entrance doors, for a look that is out of this world! Entropy pattern is shown.