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2014-01-20 16:22:03

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, recently marked the tenth anniversary of the group's formation. Since its inception, The Earthwise Group has grown membership from six to 15 Earthwise manufacturing facilities, with distribution covering the majority of the eastern half of the United States. The group has nearly quadrupled its sales volume during the...

2014-01-13 16:26:42

-- Organization's Sales Up More Than 18 Percent Over 2012 -- LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, marked another year of double-digit sales growth in 2013. The group reported an 18-percent increase in sales last year compared to 2012 figures. In 2012, The Earthwise Group reported a 16-percent increase in sales compared to 2011 figures, despite ongoing...

2013-11-04 16:31:19

- Project is First Residential Retirement Installation for Group, Will Include 700 Earthwise Single Hung Low-E and Picture Windows - LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, was recently selected by the developers of the Prairie Vista Village Retirement Community in Altoona, Iowa, to manufacture and install 700 Earthwise Single Hung and Picture windows. This...

2013-10-16 12:25:58

- Renovation was Part of Affordable Housing Project by Community One - LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, recently designed a custom window solution to renovate a dilapidated 988 sq. ft. home in Evansville, Indiana, and turn it into a move-in-ready residence for a low-income buyer. The home was part of a project initiated by Community One, an organization...

2013-10-08 16:21:59

--- School Renovation Project Used 460 Earthwise Revolution(TM) Tilt & Turn Windows --- LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, recently completed a month-long window replacement project to renovate an old elementary school that now houses the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School in Buffalo, NY. Apple Education Services, which owns the charter school,...

2013-07-09 16:24:15

Second Architectural Testing Laboratory accredited on the west coast to perform NFRC 102 "Procedure for Measuring the Steady-State Thermal Transmittance of Fenestration Systems" KENT, Wash., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Architectural Testing's Kent, Washington laboratory has been accredited by NFRC to perform thermal tests in accordance with NFRC 102, which specifies the methods used for determining the thermal transmittance of window and door products. The recently added thermal...

2013-07-08 12:29:42

-- Recently Launched Site Offers Updated Features for Homeowners and Contractors -- LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, is pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned website, www.earthwisewindows.com. The new site offers expanded product information and photos for homeowners, builders and remodelers. Key features of the site include: An image gallery...

2013-05-28 12:23:12

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day has always been considered to be the unofficial start of summer. As "air conditioner" season gets under way, The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, is offering homeowners some helpful tips to save on their energy bills during the upcoming warm and sunny months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121203/NE23118LOGO ) "In between BBQs and days at...

2013-04-18 12:22:17

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 22, 2013, countries across the world will recognize Earth Day, an annual commemoration that focuses on environmental protection. This Earth Day, The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, is encouraging homeowners to take part in the day by evaluating the energy-efficiency of their homes, and their windows in particular. According to the ENERGY STAR website,...

2013-04-11 16:26:13

Architectural Testing, Inc. of Fresno, CA becomes the first NFRC accredited laboratory to perform NFRC 202: Procedure for Determining Translucent Fenestration Product Visible Transmittance at Normal Incidence. FRESNO, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Approved by the NFRC membership in 2012, NFRC 202 provides manufacturers of flat, diffusing products the ability to obtain a Visible Transmittance (VT) rating on the whole product. Before NFRC 202 existed, manufactures of...