Weather Shield

Weather Shield. With a U-factor as low as 0.23, the new fiberglass-clad product line is one of the maker’s many collections to meet tax-credit eligibility requirements. Energy-efficient solutions include three Zo-e-shield glass options. The exterior fiberglass cladding is available in seven colors that will resist pests, dents and scratches, and rot and corrosion. The collection includes casements, awnings, double-hungs, bows, bays, sliders, and triple sliders, as well as a range of direct-set units. 800.477.6808.

Editor’s note: For the rest of 2009, Remodeling will include a Stimulus products section focusing on tax credit–eligible materials. To be eligible for tax credits, windows and doors must have at least a 0.3 U-factor and 0.3 solar heat gain coefficient, and must be placed in service between Feb. 17, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2010. For more information on provisions for windows and doors in the stimulus package, visit