To ensure an energy-efficient home this winter, grab a pen and notebook

Even if your home was originally constructed as an energy-efficient house, time and nature have a way of taking their toll on your home. For example, opening and closing doors and windows over months and years can cause weatherstripping to break down and lose its ability to insulate and protect your home from cold winter …

Why Is R-Value Important?

Simply put, R-value is a measurement of how insulating a building material is, protecting one side from the heat or cold on the other side.  A higher R-value means that a material insulates better than one with a lower value. In order to get an idea of what these values are, here are a few …

Andersen Windows plans major Minnesota expansion

Andersen Corp. is planning to add more than 300 jobs as part of a $45 million expansion project at its manufacturing facilities in Cottage Grove and North Branch, Minn. Andersen, the largest window and patio door maker in the U.S., will announce the plans Monday at its Bayport headquarters, where the company recently completed another …