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SOURCE CGI Windows & Doors
"This is a project of determination and all-time highs," said Drew Smith, president of Two Trails Green Building Consulting, a group directly affiliated with the 2020
"When building a home like 2020
"Our Estate Collection windows and doors were the perfect match for this fantastic project," said Steven E. Dawson, executive vice president, sales, for CGI Windows & Doors. "We're proud to be a contributor to this historic LEED achievement. The wide range of our product that is included - casements, fixed windows, project-outs, French doors and sliding glass doors in clear anodized finish using insulated laminated Lo E 366 high-performance glass – illustrates clearly that not only are our windows beautiful and well-made, they are the best choice when it comes to energy efficiency."
Starting with a lot size of 58' x 120', the building team designed and constructed the 3,200-square foot home to maximize the lot restrictions. The main portion of the home is designed as a cube situated back from the busy street. An exposed masonry wall adds an additional layer of protection by wrapping the house on the north and west sides, thereby creating a private courtyard perfect for swimming. A lovely view of a nearby golf course is a bonus.
Additional achievements for 2020
All of these recognitions include the energy efficiency of windows and doors in their variables.
Established in 1992, CGI Windows, located in Miami, Fla., was the first manufacturer of hurricane windows and doors to offer laminated glass that met the most stringent
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Video with caption: "All windows and doors in the 2020 Alton project were manufactured by CGI Windows & Doors. Hear more from the build team about why CGI products were the best fit for this record-setting home, and see the beautiful windows and doors for yourself." Video available at: http://youtu.be/QZoKvQ99tuE
Image with caption: "All windows and doors in the 2020 Alton house were manufactured by CGI Windows & Doors. To the best of public knowledge, this project is the highest-scoring LEED home in the nation." Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130923/CL84568
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