Our primary product, Marvin Windows and Doors Infinity and Integrity lines, has been a leader in the green-building philosophy. Ultrex fiberglass replacement windows are made primarily from silica sand, an unlimited natural resource. These windows and doors have “80% less embodied energy than aluminum and 39 percent less than vinyl windows. . . ten percent of the components used to make Ultrex are derived from recycled materials, such as light bulb slugs.” The manufacturing plant is the “only pultrusion facility in compliance with the 1990 Clean Air Act. Ninety-seven percent of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) created in the manufacturing process are destroyed.” Marvin Windows and Doors maintains an extensive resource recycling program throughout its everyday operations as well.
The energy efficiency of Ultrex fiberglass replacement windows not only protects your home’s interior from outside temperatures, Intergrity window products can “reduce heating costs by 34 percent in cold climates and 38 percent in warm climates. We are proud to be a dealer for the Marvin Infinity and Integrity lines of fine window and door products.
Accurate Windows and Doors recycles and/or donates to recycling centers all possible glass and metal windows and frames removed from customers homes. Where possible, we donate used building materials to the Rebuilding Center in NE Portland. We also recycle wood construction scraps to Northwest Wood Fiber, and we maintain everyday recycling of paper and cardboard at our showroom and office.
Your free consultation with Accurate Windows and Doors will include a comprehensive discussion of the environmental impacts and benefits of different window choices. Our commitment to environmental sustainability is ongoing, and we are constantly looking for ways to reduce our waste and improve our energy use. It is not only good business to recycle, it is an investment in the future.