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Steel Sliding Doors: Seamless Transitions with Modern Style



Creating a strong connection between indoor and outdoor spaces is a modern design aesthetic that may never go out of style. Today’s most stunning architectural designs often include walls of windows or doors that open wide to create a seamless experience between living spaces indoor and out. Bringing the outdoors in can be one of the most impactful design decisions for a home. It can make a home feel larger and more expansive, flood it with natural light, and allow for full, open views. How do you establish a connection between ...

The Best of Both Worlds: European Quality Windows Made in the US



European windows are making their way to the US. Depending on the project, architects are selecting windows and doors that are either European quality, European- style, or European made. What’s behind the growing appeal of European windows in the US and what’s the difference between European and American windows? The appeal of European windows often comes down to elements such as function, technology, operability and appearance. European building standards have been on the leading edge of innovation and energy efficiency for over a decade, so it’s no surprise that European ...

The Top 13 Residential Design Trends for 2017



What are the biggest trends for residential homes for 2017? Architects and interior designers are meeting client demands for homes that are smarter and more sustainable than ever this year. Here are 13 of the biggest trends in interiors, building materials, colors, and concepts for homes this year. #1. Zero Net Energy Use Homes Zero Net is definitely the building industry buzzword for 2017. California is leading the nation in an aggressive pursual of Zero Net Energy (ZNE) for all new residential construction by 2020, and this year they’ve implemented a ...

How Jada Honors Truth to Materials with Our Steel Window Finishes



Truth to materials is the mantra for many architects and designers these days. This tenet of modern architecture also guides us as we finish our custom steel windows and doors. Our steel products are finished in a handcrafted artisan process that enhances the material for what it is and brings out the inherent beauty of metal. Steel as a building material can be very industrial. It’s one of the most commonly used building materials in the world and prized for its strength, durability, and sustainability. But steel, for all of ...

The Finishing Touches: Hand-crafted Hardware Solutions For Jada Windows



Hardware may seem like a small detail, but it’s one that can have a big impact on a design. Hardware is a functional element for any building yet it also has the potential to influence the overall style of a design. Imagine the difference it would make if you changed out a sleek and modern, Bauhaus-inspired lever with an ornate round crystal door knob. That single small detail could disrupt the entire aesthetic of a home. The finish hardware for our steel windows and doors provide an opportunity to express ...

How Multipoint Locking Systems Enhance Security and Performance of Steel Doors



Designing a safe and secure building is critical for any project, be it residential or commercial. Building occupants have greater security concerns and a desire for improved safety, but they don’t want to feel like they are living inside an impenetrable fortress, either. Modern design favors open, free-flowing spaces which can be at odds with modern security solutions. Multipoint locking systems for windows and doors offer an elegant solution to this design dilemma. Multipoint Locking Systems for Windows and Doors Unlike a traditional standard door lock, a multipoint locking system typically ...
Energy Values
Thermal Design
glazing
Finish
Hardware
Automation
Attachment
Divided Lites
Mullions
Multi-Point
Escutcheons
Hinges & Finials
Screens
Door Sills
Safety