Simonton Awards & Honors
Simonton Windows awarded BICA™ for
“Highest Rated Patio Door Brand”
Simonton Windows® has won the prestigious “Best-In-Class” Award for being ranked “Highest Summary Rated Patio Door Brand” in a performance study conducted by Market Resource Associates, Inc. (MRA) of Minneapolis. More than 750 building industry representatives participated in the unaided survey that evaluated patio door manufacturers in the metal, synthetic and wood categories. Simonton, manufacturers of vinyl patio doors, received the highest ranking of any patio door manufacturer when taking into account a calculated summary of 16 attributes evaluated by respondents and mathematically determined.
“Time and again in this study, Simonton was named as a preferred patio door supplier,” says John Cashmore, president of Market Resource Associates, Inc. “Their calculated response numbers surpassed those of every synthetic, wood and metal patio door manufacturer.”
Simonton ProFinish Brickmould 600 Named One of 100 Best New Products of 2008
Simonton ProFinish® Brickmould 600 new construction windows have been named as one of the 100 Best New Products of 2008 by the editorial team at Professional Builder magazine. Introduced to the marketplace in late 2007, Brickmould 600 windows meet ENERGY STAR® guidelines across the nation providing maximum energy efficiency in the home.
Selected by the editors due to its advancement in technology and significant improvement to an existing product line, the Brickmould 600 series is showcased in a special supplement to the magazine’s June 2008 Annual Buyers Guide issue.
“We review thousands of products each year searching for those that truly stand out in the marketplace,” says Paul Deffenbaugh, editorial director for Professional Builder magazine. “Brickmould 600 windows caught our attention because of the energy efficiency factors for each window. And, the window series features a versatile brickmould that can also function as a J-channel for siding or brick applications.”