Combining energy-efficient fiberglass doors by Therma-Tru® with decorative Fypon® urethane millwork creates a stunning front entry door solution that is high on style and low on maintenance. Shown is Therma-Tru's® Classic-Craft® Canvas Collection™, featuring an oval transom and decorative glass that is accented by Fypon® door trim and fiberglass columns.
The Andersen® 400 Series tilt-wash double-hung window is available as an insert or "pocket window" with a wide range of design and performance features, including a range of sill angles — 0°, 8° and 14° and glass options ranging from Low-E4® to Low-E4® SmartSun™ and Low-E4® Sun glazing. For maximum efficiency and beauty Low-E4 glass technology stays cleaner longer by eliminating up to 99 percent of water spots and cuts energy bills up to 25 percent compared to dual-pane glass. The Sill angle options allow the tilt-wash insert window to blend seamlessly with your home's exterior.
For a beautiful, more cost effective alternative to traditional three-coat stucco or exterior insulated finishing system products try CarraraStucco™ by LP Building Products. It's built on LP's SmartSide, which combines the authentic look of real stucco on top of an engineered wood foundation. Its direct-to-stud format saves time and money on material and labor.
InSpire Roofing's® extensive line of slate roofing includes ENERGY STAR® qualified Cool Roofing Composite Slate, which uses an advanced pigment technology to provide high solar reflectance to reduce your home's cooling demand by up to 15 percent. Cool Roofing features nine colors, ranging from traditional granite to red cedar and sand. The company says that cool colors can add one or more LEED points to your home's overall LEED credit and qualifies for various energy-efficiency rebates and tax credit programs (check with your local area).
Increase your home's curb appeal without sacrificing the warm look and feel of real wood by using LP SmartSide® Trim and Siding Products, which are made from a technologically advanced engineered wood that is warranted to stand up to rotting, buckling and termites. Builders love this product because it is lightweight, easy to cut and is available in extra-long 16" boards versus the standard 12" boards. And homeowners love the savings and the fact that their home will have 33% less seams, which equals greater curb appeal and less maintenance.