Ply Gem's Commitment to Sustainable Practices

Ply Gem's Commitment to Sustainable Practices

Whether for new construction or remodeling an existing home, green home building has become a higher priority than ever. This white paper explores some of the significant sustainability initiatives that Ply Gem, a manufacturer of a wide array of home...

Type: White Paper




Choose Green Certified Products for Your Home to Achieve High Performance and Comfort

Choose Green Certified Products for Your Home to Achieve High Performance and Comfort

Whether you're upgrading your current home or building a new one, it's wise to look for the labels - the green label that is. Various agencies and groups that study energy performance and environmental impact certify many home products. This white paper, sponsored by Ply Gem, reviews some of the most popular green building product certifications.

Type: White Paper




Design Your High-Performance Home with a Historic Style

Design Your High-Performance Home with a Historic Style

Who says you have to sacrifice style for performance? Today's high performance homes can offer energy savings, improved comfort and low maintenance while offering a wide range of architectural styles to meet any tastes. This white paper explores the concept...

Type: White Paper




Create Architectural Variety with High-Performance Windows in Green Home Design

Create Architectural Variety with High-Performance Windows in Green Home Design

Many of the high-profile homes that make headlines for their performance reflect a modernist design approach. This fact has left the impression that only a boxy, Euro-style home can be energy efficient. This white paper disproves that assumption and provides an overview of the versatility that windows bring to architectural design.

Type: White Paper




Ply Gem Windows are a Featured Element of The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Ply Gem Windows are a Featured Element of The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

This white paper explores how Ply Gem Windows are making The Proud Green Home at Serenbe a beautiful net-zero home.

Type: White Paper




How Windows Contribute to Energy-Efficient Homes

How Windows Contribute to Energy-Efficient Homes

This white paper explores the role that windows play in the thermal envelope and how to select the right windows for your home.

Type: White Paper




The Green Home Effect

The Green Home Effect

If you're interested in green building, you're not alone. Green building is a growing movement, and more homeowners are including sustainable materials in their home plans.

Type: White Paper




Cut Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Energy Efficient Low-E Glass Windows

Cut Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Energy Efficient Low-E Glass Windows

Windows in your home let the sunshine in. But they can also be a source of heat gain and loss for your home. That means using more energy to heat and cool your home, which translates to higher energy costs and a greater environmental impact.

Type: White Paper




Ply Gem Enviro Resource Guide - LEED Homes

Ply Gem Enviro Resource Guide - LEED Homes

Ply Gem Enviro Resource Guide. Ply Gem categories that include qualifying products for LEED Homes.

Type: Fact Sheet




Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

Ply Gem requires has the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.

Type: Fact Sheet




Increasing Home Lighting Efficiency with Flexible Solutions

Increasing Home Lighting Efficiency with Flexible Solutions

Sensors, timers and dimmers can all help control home energy costs and improve lighting consumption.

Type: White Paper




Verve Decorator Switches

Verve Decorator Switches

Unlike conventional switches, the Decorator switches use energy-harvesting radio-frequency technology. The simple act of turning a switch “ON” or “OFF” generates enough energy to transmit radio signals to any number of linked receivers within range (up to 300 feet).

Type: Fact Sheet





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