All Weather Windows once again leads the way in energy efficiency

EDMONTON, July 29, 2015 /CNW/ - For the fourth time in six years, All Weather Windows has been named the ENERGY STAR® Manufacturer of The Year in the fenestration products category - further cementing the company's status as industry leaders in energy efficiency.

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, announced the ENERGY STAR® Market Transformation Awards on July 29 in Kenora, Ontario. The awards are to recognize outstanding utility providers, manufacturers, retailers, advocates and home builders who have led their respective industries in the pursuit of energy efficient products and processes.

"I would like to congratulate All Weather Windows on once again winning an ENERGY STAR® award. This is a great achievement and, thanks to you, Canadians are buying energy efficient windows and doors and enjoying real savings on their energy bills," Rickford said. "Natural Resources Canada is proud to bring the ENERGY STAR® initiative to Canada and we applaud All Weather for helping us make it a success."

Energy efficiency is closely tied to the All Weather Windows brand. The company operates under the conviction that energy efficient products are good for the environment, good for customers, and therefore good for business. In 2014, All Weather Windows experienced a 7% growth in ENERGY STAR® certified products sold over the previous year. The company also increased the number of ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient products by 11% in 2014.

"This achievement reflects our commitment to producing the very best in energy efficiency," said Director of Marketing Tracy Nadiger. "As always, this honour belongs to our incredible team of hard-working and talented professionals who always strive to do better and achieve more, when it comes to protecting the environment."

All Weather Windows was named ENERGY STAR® Manufacturer of the Year in 2010, 2011, and 2013. It was named Participant of the Year in 2012.

About All Weather Windows
All Weather Windows is Canada's largest privately owned window and door manufacturer. Launched in 1978 in a 10,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Edmonton, Alberta, the company has since expanded to nine branches and over 1,000 dealers nationwide. Our two leading edge manufacturing plants in Edmonton and Mississauga produce a full range of award-winning window and door products for dealers, builders, contractors and homeowners. Recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for seven years running and now a member of Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club, All Weather Windows has also given back over $1 million dollars annually for the past seven years in windows and door products to Habitat for Humanity across Canada.

About ENERGY STAR®
ENERGY STAR® originated in the United States and has been administered in Canada since 2001 by Natural Resources Canada in full collaboration with the US Environmental Protection Agency. Since 2005, Canadians can also choose ENERGY STAR®-qualified homes that are designed and built to achieve maximum energy efficiency making it easy for businesses and consumers to save money and protect the environment.

SOURCE All Weather Windows Ltd.

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For further information: Tracy Nadiger, Director of Marketing, All Weather Windows, 780-447-6368

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