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Andersen on sustainability

Andersen Expands Autodesk Revit to Include All Window and Door Lines

Andersen first introduced Building Information Models (BIM) in Revit software last year, but only select product lines were available for the 3-D design program. Today, Andersen is pleased to announce that architects and designers can now access the entire Andersen® window and patio door portfolio of Andersen® A-Series, E-Series, 400 Series and 100 Series products in Revit, approved […]

In Their Words: How Andersen® Windows with Stormwatch® Protection Help Brian Penschow’s Customers In Any Weather

Every region in the country has building codes designed to help homes and businesses withstand much of what Mother Nature can dish out year after year. We were reminded recently of how fierce these storms can be when a weather system brought a blizzard to much of New England. Coupled with hurricane-force winds, the storm […]

HERS Scores Now Part of More MLS Listings: What to Know

It’s pretty clear that empowering informed consumers is mutually beneficial for the seller and buyer. Mileage estimates helped spur demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles. ENERGY STAR® labels on appliances have done the same thing. The growing adoption of green categories such as Home Energy Rating Systems (HERS) in real estate listings like Multiple Listing Services […]

Andersen Signs Ceres Climate Declaration

Exciting News. Andersen today announced that it has signed the Ceres Climate Declaration on behalf of its Andersen Windows, Renewal by Andersen and Silver Line brands. The Climate Declaration works to accelerate the adoption of sustainable business practices to build a healthy global economy. Andersen is the first window and door manufacturer, and just the […]

Supply Chain Council Supports Business and Community

We enjoyed hosting our friends from the Supply Chain Council, at our Corporate Administrative Offices earlier this month. Jay Lund, President and Chief Executive Officer, welcomed colleagues from Target, Medtronic and 3M, among others, as we kicked off the Council’s last quarterly meeting of the year. The Supply Chain Council is comprised of 13 leading […]

Bringing Climate Solutions and Economic Opportunities Together

Wouldn’t it be great if we could reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change and grow our economy at the same time? That’s precisely the goal of a recent initiative led by the Climate Subcommittee of the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board (EQB). Together with other state agencies, industries and citizens, the EQB […]

A Reflection on Greenbuild 2014

By: Eliza Clark, Sustainability Manager According to author Max DePree, leadership in the modern workplace is akin to playing jazz. It’s an art and a science, requiring both careful planning and the ability to spontaneously adjust to rapidly changing circumstances. In his book, Leadership Jazz, DePree argues that leaders who are open to improvisation and […]