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The 2023 Window + Door Award Winners

This year’s winners present innovative and sustainable solutions for the industry .

The 2022 Window + Door Award Winners

This year’s winners present solutions for the fenestration industry that bolster aesthetics, efficiency, ease-of-use and more.

2021 Window + Door Award Winners

This year’s winners exemplify innovation in the residential fenestration industry.

Most Innovative Manufacturing Process 2023

YKK AP produces its own vinyl resins for extrusion with an integrated production system with zero-waste, uses zero-emission initiatives, energy-efficient product transport and increased recycling rates, among many more manufacturing processes and initiatives. 

Most Unique Innovation 2023

CliC Privacy Glass allows users to easily transition their glass from crystal clear transparency to privacy in seconds. 

Most Innovative Window Component 2023

insulbar LI is a new thermal insulating bar technology that combines energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Most Innovative Window 2023

Envista is aiming to revolutionize the window industry with its pre-glazed, modular unit, allowing for the unparalleled replacement of multiple window units with just one system.

Most Innovative Patio, Multi-slide or Multi-Panel Door 2023

The Palisades S100 delivers clean, unobstructed sight lines, reduced visible hardware and thermal and structural performance with 1-inch insulating glass.

Best Dealer Support/Marketing Program 2023

PGTI University offers product training, installation and services training, and general industry training.

Most Innovative Machine/Equipment 2023

SL4FF EVO is a 4-heads seamless welder for PVC that can obtain aesthetically perfect welded corners. 

Most Innovative Entry Door 2023

The new Masonite Performance Door System was designed to meet homeowner needs for comfort and energy efficiency.

Most Innovative Door Component 2023

GlassCraft Door Company's Houdini Hardware Kit is a modern option for today’s traditional barn doors. Simply attach the kit to virtually any barn door and the rails and rollers will be concealed.

Tips on Winning an Award Nomination

With the 2023 Window + Door Awards currently open, many companies are wondering how they can achieve a winning title. Here are some tips on how to do so. 

Window + Door Awards | 2023 Nominations Open

Each year, the Window + Door Awards aim to recognize innovations in the residential fenestration products industry. Make sure your company is represented for its standout products this year.

Unique Innovation 2022

The Pella Hidden Screen appears when the window is opened and folds away when closed, which maximizes natural light, clear views, fresh air and keeps bugs out.

Most Innovative Window Component 2022

Continental’s skai Mattex exterior surfaces program offers an extreme matte in laminated surfaces with a gloss level of two.

Most Innovative Window 2022

REHAUS’s Aspekt+ 1800 is an outswing casement window solution reported to provide thermal, acoustic and structural performance and designed meet Passive House requirements.

Most Innovative Patio, Multi-slide or Multi-Panel Door 2022

Generation 4 Folding Glass Walls is a platform of eight different systems designed to meet requirements for a wide array of project types, all with similar aesthetics, features and performance, for both interior and exterior commercial and residential applications.

Most Innovative Support/Marketing Program 2022

LeadMatch by PGT Innovations provides five different ways (directions, quotes, phone calls, messages and live chat) for homeowners and industry professionals to connect with PGT Innovations dealers, then compiles and organizes the customer data into one system for dealers to access and manage.

Most Innovative Machine/Equipment 2022

The Integrated Automation System’s AutoRack 1 is capable of automatically unloading the IG line in horizontal high-volume lines.

Most Innovative Entry Door 2022

Inspired by exotic locations around the world, Panda’s line of Voyage Select custom contemporary pivot doors are designed to meet the increasing demand for large modern architectural art features.

Most Innovative Door Component 2022

ODL's newest Blink Blinds + Glass product offering, 7/8" Custom provides light and privacy control in a 7/8" IG platform for windows and sliding patio doors. 

Window + Door Awards | 2022 Nominations Open

Each year, the Window + Door Awards aim to recognize innovations in the residential fenestration products industry. Make sure your company is represented for its standout products this year.

Unique Innovation

WinTrax by GED Integrated Solutions was introduced in 2019 to track windows through the production facility, into finished goods inventory and throughout the supply chain.

Most Innovative Window Component

The Pinnacle balance by AmesburyTruth was designed using a new concept for inverted block and tackle balances. 

Most Innovative Window

Pella Corp.’s Easy-Slide Operator is designed to allow homeowners to easily slide the operator up to open and down to close casement and awning windows.

Most Innovative Patio, Multi-Slide or Multi-Panel Door

The Magic Window Wall is a modern adaptation of traditional folding doors that incorporates Parallex hardware, which rids the window wall of any hinges.

Most Innovative Manufacturing Process

New to the market in September 2021, FlexScreen Lite is a more economical version of FlexScreen that is geared toward price-sensitive, large-volume, standard-size windows for new construction.

Most Innovative Machine/Equipment

The Erdman OMRC (One Man Robotic IG Cell) has been designed to only require one operator. 

Most Innovative Entry Door

The Despiro aluminum door by Eko-Okna joins an aesthetic form with panel technology on both sides that is flush with the frame with a depth of 77mm. A fingerprint scanner and touch panel come standard with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. T

Most Innovative Door Component

The INOX TL7 Magnetic Tubular Latch for interior doors uses magnetism to latch the door rather than an old-fashioned strike-plate lip that physically forces the latchbolt into the strike’s box. 

Window + Door Awards | 2021 Nominations Open

This year, the Window + Door Awards are returning to its traditional format, and recognizing the innovations in the residential fenestration products industry. Make sure your company is represented for its standout products this year. Award winners will be fully recognized on in…

Innovation in Crisis

How fenestration companies have protected employees and customers, developed solutions for the industry, and given back to their communities during the pandemic.

Window + Door Seeks Entries for Innovation in Crisis Awards

Window + Door is using its annual awards program to recognize stories of innovation in a time of crisis from all corners of the fenestration market during the COVID-19 pandemic.

And the Winners Are...

Innovative. Forward-thinking. Transformative. Truly unique. These terms, among others, are those judges used to describe the winners of this year’s Window + Door Awards (formerly, the Crystal Achievement Awards).

Dealer of the Year Awards

The Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to recognize this year’s honorees as among the best in the industry. We are excited to extend existing memberships to some of the winners and welcome the others as new faces of the Alliance. They join a growing membership of professionals dedicated…

An Adaptive Industry

Pictured above: Creative Approach to Service and Marketing | Renewal by Andersen of Pittsburgh;  Excellence in Installation | Avanti Industries LLC;  Overall Excellence | Unified Window Systems Inc.;  Best Showroom Design | Windows Doors & More Factory Store Inc. Not pictured: Excellence in…