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  • Focus on Affordable Housing: Wilmont Crossing

    Wilmont Crossing is a new construction mixed-use affordable housing complex. It was built to be a secure, reliable, and aesthetically appealing residence option for the growing population of residents in New Haven, CT who need handicap accessible housing. It contains 47 apartments, a community center, and 9,000+ square feet of retail space. Integrity All Ultrex Windows were used throughout the four-story facility. Read the full Wilmont Crossing case study at awhastings.com/project-profiles.

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  • Willard Beach Project Profile

    Shared on Hastings View last summer, this Willard Beach residential remodel continues to be a great example of the durability of Integrity’s Ultrex Fiberglass windows and doors in a coastal environment.   Homeowners on the coast are looking for products that will hold up against hot sun, salt spray, flying sand, and driving rain. When it’s time to build or remodel, a high performance, durable window is the key to ensuring the longevity of a seaside home. A recent project in coastal Maine demonstrates how Integrity’s Ultrex Fiberglass windows were used to transform a home while protecting it from the elements

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  • The Performance House

    The Performance House is recognized as one of Connecticut’s “greenest” houses. From the outside, the traditional Nantucket style house looks no different than other homes in the neighborhood, but the super efficient home was built to meet, and in some cases exceed, Green Building Standards. Craftsmanship, attention to detail and the low thermal expansion rate made Integrity Wood-Ultrex® windows the right choice for the job. Learn more about the Performance House and the Integrity products used at awhastings.com/project-profiles.

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  • 1950s Cape Remodeled for a Growing Family

    The owners of this 1950s Cape were looking to remodel their home to better fit their growing family and fit in with the established architectural style of their “Old Hill” neighborhood. Integrity windows and patio doors were used to increase energy efficiency and add natural lighting throughout the home. Learn more about this remodel and the architect responsible for the beautiful transformation in the video below. This project was also featured in a blog post on July 22, 2013 – 1950′s Cape Gets a Makeover with Integrity Windows. See more project profiles and case studies on awhastings.com/project-profiles

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  • Energy Efficient Storm Protection with Integrity Windows

    2012 Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Award Winner Bensonwood Homes built this private residence with energy efficiency and storm protection on the Elizabeth Islands off the coast of Cape Cod, MA. Integrity Wood-Ultrex Double Hung, Awning, Inswing French Door, and Picture units were used to take advantage of the beautiful wood interior and the durable fiberglass exterior needed for the intense northeast coastal conditions. The large windows and doors in this home create a transparent atmosphere that connects the inside with the natural surroundings. See more case studies and videos at awhastings.com/project-profiles The Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Program has returned. This annual challenge is a

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  • Not Just Another Insert Window …..

    As you may already know, Integrity Windows & Doors released for sale the Wood-Ultrex Insert Double Hung on December 16th of last year. This much anticipated release continues Marvin’s “Best in Class” approach to product and market development. The continued strength of the residential remodeling and replacement market has been well documented, and this exciting product will help all of us to capture “our” share of the insert replacement business. If you are like me you may have thought “well it’s about time” or “what took so long”? After all Marvin knows how to make an insert replacement window. True

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  • Integrity Wood-Ultrex Insert Double Hung

    Our customers have asked for it – and Integrity Windows and Doors has delivered with its new Wood-Ultrex Insert Double Hung! The frame-in-frame design is precision built to the unique window opening, allowing for a clean replacement without disturbing the existing interior or exterior trim of the home. Rich pine interiors are complemented by Ultrex® pultruded fiberglass exteriors and a wide array of options for superior performance and durability that blend seamlessly with the home design.  Hastings Product Specialist Ben Brockett shares more about this key addition to the Integrity product line.

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  • Urban Renewal Project Balances Form and Function with Infinity Windows

    The Brattleboro Cooperative Building is a new construction multi-use commercial building that houses a co-op food store, office space, and affordable apartments in downtown Brattleboro, VT. Hear from architect Gregg Gossens, Windham & Windsor Housing Trust Director of Housing Isaac Wagner, and Infinity Windows by Marvin retailer Josh Druke from WW Building Supply in this video that details the energy efficiency and community revitalization goals for this project. Read more about the Brattleboro Cooperative Building in a post from Oct. 7, 2013.

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  • Non-Profit Ambulance Facility Built with Low Maintenance Integrity Windows

    The Madison Ambulance Facility is a non-profit emergency medical service organization that serves the Madison, CT community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The newly constructed building makes use of low maintenance Integrity All Ultrex Single Hung Windows for an energy efficient and affordable solution. Learn more about the new municipal facility at awhastings.com/project-profiles.

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  • Integrity Impact Products Make an Impact on Chatham, MA Police and Town Office Annex

    Learn more about the Chatham, MA Police and Town Office Annex here. The Chatham Police and Town Office Annex is a new construction project that called for an attractive, low maintenance window solution that could withstand the salt air, sun, and wind of Cape Cod. Integrity Wood-Ultrex Impact products met the needs of the project with fiberglass and IZ3 ratings for a durable exterior with a warm wood interior. Learn more about the Chatham, MA Police and Town Office Annex here.

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  • Integrity Windows for a New Home on the Coast in Old Saybrook, CT

    Learn more about this Old Saybrook Private Residence at www.awhastings.com/project-profiles. Integrity Wood-Ultrex windows were used in varying sizes in this private coastal residence in Old Saybrook, CT. The clean lines in the product designs and large glass areas created a beautiful façade allowing clear views of the ocean from nearly every area of the home. DESIGNER: J. Brian Buckley Design – Chester, CT BUILDER: Andersen Laurence Custom Home building, LLC RETAILER: Ring’s End Lumber PRODUCTS USED: Integrity Wood-Ultrex Casements, Awnings, Double Hungs, Sliding French Door Learn more about this Old Saybrook Private Residence at www.awhastings.com/project-profiles.

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  • 1950’s Cape Gets a Makeover with Integrity Windows

    Learn more about this home’s transformation and how Integrity Windows and Doors played a part at www.awhastings.com/project-profiles. The owners of the Bailey Residence, a 1950’s Cape Cod, wanted to renovate their home to better fit the needs of their growing family. They also wanted to complement the architectural style of their established neighborhood called “Old Hill.” The homeowners required windows and patio doors that would help increase natural daylight and also be energy efficient. The existing footprint was maximized to gain every inch of usable space. Some floor plans were rearranged to situate the bedrooms and living areas in a way

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  • Integrity Windows on a Tight Budget

    The Anderson Residence called for a large quantity of glass on a tight budget, in a location with little storage space, and a short construction schedule. This home was built to be entirely handicap accessible on first floor with a guest apartment on the second floor. Having a durable product that fit the design of the home was important, as was the ease of operation of the windows. Intrigued by the technology behind Integrity, Letarte Brothers Construction co-owner, Josh Letarte said,“We are able to confidently use the product and know the customer will have years of use without a lot of maintenance. Integrity allows us to keep

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  • Coastal Perspectives: Willard Beach Project Profile

    Homeowners on the coast are looking for products that will hold up against hot sun, salt spray, flying sand, and driving rain. When it’s time to build or remodel, a high performance, durable window is the key to ensuring the longevity of a seaside home. A recent project in coastal Maine demonstrates how Integrity’s Ultrex Fiberglass windows were used to transform a home while protecting it from the elements and maximizing ocean views. This home near Willard Beach, Portland, ME makes use of the many benefits of Integrity All Ultrex and Wood-Ultrex windows and doors. Given the home’s close proximity to

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  • “Did you remember to ask for the sale?”

    This spring I spent a fair amount of time traveling our territory helping to promote all of the most recent additions to the Integrity product offerings and listening to feedback. On one such recent trip I had the chance to speak with a seasoned salesperson with one of our retail partners, and after we spoke about the recent line additions and his personal wish list he shared a quick story about a recent experience he had. While working in the store one day a customer came in and immediately approached another salesperson. When that salesperson asked about the reason for

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