Milgard Engineering Manager Elected to 2015 NFRC Board of Directors Tacoma, Washington (October 31, 2014) — Kevin Vilhauer, Engineering Manager of Testing and Certification at Milgard, is one of five newly elected members in the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Board of Directors.
Milgard Introduces New Advanced Security Secondary Lock for Patio Doors Tacoma, Washington (October 6, 2014) — Milgard launches SmartTouch® Bolt, the company’s most advanced security lock yet — available on Tuscany® Series and Montecito® Series patio doors today. The SmartTouch® Bolt is a secondary lock that is fully integrated into the Milgard patio door with no visible fasteners.
Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems named Professional Builder’s ‘Top 100 New Building Products’ for 2014 Tacoma, Washington (September 8, 2014) — Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems, an innovative line of large doors, has been named to Professional Builder magazine’s Top 100 New Building Products of the year. The top 100 were chosen based on reader responses of the past 12 months.
Milgard® Introduces New Energy Calculator to Help Professionals Meet Project Requirements Tacoma, Washington (June 13, 2014) — A new energy calculator is now available on the Milgard Professional Resources webpage to help architects and contractors select windows and doors.
Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems is a BUILDER ‘Most Popular’ Product of 2013 Tacoma, Washington (April 23, 2014) — Milgard Moving Glass Wall Systems listed as the most popular door product among builders according to the BUILDER’s Top 40 Products of 2013, released this month.
Texas ‘Eco Home’ uses Milgard® Windows and Patio Doors Dallas, Texas (April 18, 2014) — The newly completed Village Park Eco Home will open to the public for tours beginning this weekend, showcasing energy efficient and high-performance products including Milgard windows and patio doors.
Milgard® Launches Bi-fold, Pocket options for Moving Glass Wall Systems Tacoma, Washington (March 24, 2014) — Milgard unveiled two new offerings within its Moving Glass Wall Systems today.Consumers will now have the choice of Bi-Fold and Pocket operating styles in addition to the existing Stacking option when they consider Moving Glass Wall Systems.
Milgard® windows used in Department of Energy's 2013 winning Challenge Home Denver, Colorado (February 3, 2014) — Milgard was recently recognized as a contributing partner of New Town Homes, a Grand Winner at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Challenge Home awards.
Milgard Windows & Doors Recognized as a Most Engaged Workplace for 2013 TACOMA, Wash. (January 14, 2014) — Achievers today announced Milgard Windows & Doors as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in the United States. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces.
Milgard named 2014 Most Used Vinyl Brand. BUILDER identifies Milgard as 'Brand Leader' in Brand Use Study TACOMA, WA (December 13, 2013) — The results are in: BUILDER magazine has named Milgard Windows & Doors 2014 Most Used Vinyl Brand for windows in the nation. The recognition was based on this year's Brand Use Study and distinguishes Milgard as a BUILDER Brand Leader.
New Milgard® Moving Glass Wall Systems Bring a Touch of Luxury to More Homes TACOMA, Wash. (July 8, 2013) — Milgard Windows & Doors has opened up an entirely new way to look at luxury by introducing Moving Glass Wall Systems. This innovative glass wall system blurs the line between inside and out of the question. Typically, moving glass walls were only considered for high-end custom homes, until Milgard reframed the conversation. Homeowners can now choose from 12 standard sizes in three- and four-panel configurations for new construction and retrofit projects.
Milgard Windows & Doors Launches New Online Tools for Consumers and Professionals TACOMA, Wash. (February 26, 2013) — Milgard Windows & Doors has taken the window shopping experience to the next level by launching several new interactive tools and features on Milgard.com. These new digital tools provide visitors a richer, more immersive, experience as they research and compare windows and doors.
Milgard Windows Recognized for the Eighth Time as Brand Leader in Overall Vinyl Quality by BUILDER Magazine TACOMA, Wash. (November 12, 2012) — BUILDER Magazine, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry, has released the results of its 2013 Brand Use Study and for the eighth time has named Milgard Windows & Doors as the Brand Leader in Overall Vinyl Quality.
Milgard Recognized as One of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ for Second Year TACOMA, Wash. (August 27, 2012) — For the second year in a row, Milgard Windows & Doors has been recognized as one of 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. The Achievers annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees.
Milgard Windows & Doors Sponsors Day of Caring TACOMA, Wash. (August 7, 2012) — Milgard Windows & Doors celebrated its 50th anniversary by hosting a company-wide Day of Caring. On Saturday, August 4th, each Milgard location sponsored 25-50 children for their back to school needs.
Milgard Objects for Montecito® Series, Ultra™/WoodClad™ Series and Quiet Line™ Series Windows and Doors. TACOMA, Wash. (July 19, 2012) — Milgard® Windows & Doors now has Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects available for the Montecito® Series vinyl windows and doors, Ultra™/WoodClad™ Series fiberglass windows and doors and Quiet Line™ Sound Control Series windows.
Milgard Recognized for Innovative SmartTouch® Door Handle TACOMA, Wash. (July 2, 2012) — Milgard Windows & Doors has been recognized for its commitment to innovation with an International Design Excellence Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America for the SmartTouch® patio door handle.
Milgard Offers Glass Breakage Coverage on Style Line™ Series for a Limited Time TACOMA, Wash. (May 1, 2012) — Milgard is offering a free warranty upgrade to include Glass Breakage Coverage on most Style Line™ Series windows and doors purchased between May 1st and July 31st, 2012.
Milgard Introduces the Consumer Advantage Program — Easy Payment Options for Consumers TACOMA, Wash. (May 1, 2012) — Milgard Windows & Doors has just made purchasing new windows and doors easier for consumers by partnering with Enerbank to launch the new Milgard Consumer Advantage Program.
Milgard Offers BIM Objects for Essence™ Series Windows & Doors TACOMA, Wash. (March 29, 2012) — Milgard Windows & Doors now has Building Information Modeling (BIM) objects available for the entire line of Essence Series windows and doors. Essence is the latest product from Milgard that features warm wood interiors with the strength and durability of fiberglass exteriors.
Milgard Named One of Fifty Most Engaged Workplaces for 2011 TACOMA, Wash. (February 29, 2012) — Achievers, the fastest growing global employee rewards and social recognition company, has announced that Milgard was named one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in 2011.
Milgard Builds 50 Bikes for 50 Years TACOMA, Wash. (February 16, 2012) — In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Milgard Windows & Doors, members of the Milgard Executive Management team built 50 brand new bikes for kids at their annual meeting on January 18th.
2012 Marks 50 Years for Milgard Windows & Doors TACOMA, Wash. (February 16, 2012) — This year, Milgard Windows & Doors is celebrating 50 years of quality, ease of use, durability, energy efficiency and value.
Milgard Windows & Doors Expands the Style Line™ Series Window Line with the Addition of Awning and Casement Styles TACOMA, Wash. (February 14, 2012) — Milgard Windows & Doors is expanding its Style Line™ Series vinyl windows with the addition of two new window styles. Awning and casement window styles are now available, along with picture windows, horizontal sliders, single hung windows, radius/arch windows, and sliding glass patio doors.
Milgard Windows & Doors Recognized as Brand Leader by BUILDER Magazine TACOMA, Wash. (November 14, 2011) — BUILDER, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry, has released the results of its 2012 Brand Use Study and named Milgard Windows & Doors as the Brand Leader in Overall Vinyl Quality. For more than 20 years, BUILDER's annual study has been one of the most anticipated industry resources for trends and information. This year's study was conducted in collaboration with Readex Research and represents a sample of 84,502 builders, builder/developers, and contractors. This marks the seventh time Milgard has been recognized with this honor.
Milgard Launches 50th Anniversary Emblem Design Contest TACOMA, Wash. (September 12, 2011) — In 2012, Milgard Windows & Doors will be celebrating 50 years of quality, ease of use, durability, energy efficiency and value. In preparation for this significant milestone, Milgard is launching a contest to design its 50th anniversary emblem!
Milgard® Essence™ Series Wood Windows Recognized with Industry Award TACOMA, Wash. (September 7, 2011) — The new Milgard Essence Series wood windows have been awarded a Crystal Achievement Award as the most innovative window by a large manufacturer.
Milgard Introduces Blinds Between the Glass on Popular Sliding Door Models TACOMA, Wash. (June 16, 2011) — Milgard Windows & Doors introduces Tuscany® Series sliding patio doors with Blinds Between the Glass on both standard and French rail sliding patio doors.
Milgard Launches ADA Compliant Fiberglass French Door TACOMA, Wash. (June 14, 2011) — Milgard Windows & Doors introduces Fiberglass ADA French Doors, providing a solution to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliancy and consistency throughout a project.
Milgard® Tuscany® Windows Invited to be a Product Partner in ABC (Affordable, Buildable, Certified) Green, Net-Zero Energy Home TACOMA, Wash. (June 14, 2011) — Peninsula Publishing has invited Milgard Windows & Doors to be a product partner in the ABC (Affordable, Buildable, Certified) Green Demonstration Home premiering at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in San Francisco.
Innovative Solution for Aging Population Earns Milgard Top Honors from Building Industry Association of Southern California TEMECULA, Calif (May 19, 2011) — Energy efficiency may be a chief consideration for anyone building or remodeling, but newer technologies that address today's aging-in-place trend are giving trade professionals and consumers reason to broaden their view. One of these new technologies is SmartTouch® from Milgard Windows & Doors, an innovation that has not only earned praise from consumers for making window and door operation easier, but also from organizations such as the Arthritis Foundation, Industrial Designers Society of America, and most recently, the 50+ Housing Council of the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Milgard Adds Swinging Vinyl Door to Tuscany™ Series Lineup > TACOMA, Wash (November 1, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturer of windows and patio doors, now offers a traditionally-hinged swinging vinyl door to the premium vinyl Tuscany™ Series.
Milgard.com Website Recognized with Industry Award > TACOMA, Wash (September 2, 2010) — The Milgard Windows & Doors website, www.milgard.com, has been recognized with a Crystal Achievement Award as the best industry website from a large manufacturer.
The Eli Home Receives Energy Efficient Windows & Help With Lead Paint Concerns > TACOMA, Wash (June 15, 2010) — The Eli Home, an Orange County, California organization that provides shelter and support services for women and abused children, has received a helping hand from the community in the form of donated energy-efficient windows from Milgard Windows & Doors.
Introducing Milgard Essence™ Series Wood Windows & Doors > SAN FRANCISCO (June 9, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors today introduced an innovative line of windows and doors, setting a new industry standard for beauty, function and performance in wood windows.
Premium Exterior Vinyl Finishes Offer New Opportunities for Builders & Homeowners > SAN FRANCISCO (June 9, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors now offers more color choice than ever before with Premium Vinyl Finish options in its energy-efficient vinyl Tuscany™ Series and Style Line™ Series windows and Tuscany and Montecito™ Series patio doors.
Milgard Introduces New Sliding Patio Doors with SmartTouch® Handle > SAN FRANCISCO (June 9, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors, an industry leader in window and door innovation, has introduced two newly-designed sliding patio doors to its vinyl Tuscany® Series replacement line and Montecito® Series for new construction applications.
Milgard Triple-Glazed Windows Offer Enhanced Efficiency > SAN FRANCISCO (June 9, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors has added triple glazing as an option to its Essence™ Series wood windows, vinyl Tuscany® Series, and its fiberglass Ultra™ and WoodClad™ Series windows and patio doors, creating clear energy performance advantages for homeowners.
Milgard's 3D MAX® Energy Package Simplifies Meeting Federal Energy Tax Credit Requirements for Homeowners > SAN FRANCISCO (June 9, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors offers its 3D MAX® energy efficiency package to make it easy for customers to buy windows based on energy performance.
Milgard Formalizes Mexico Distribution with New Baja Showroom > TACOMA, Wash. (May 19, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturer of windows and patio doors, has formalized its growing relationship with window dealers in Baja Mexico and beyond by participating in a new showroom space.
Milgard's Flanary Receives AAMA Service Award > TACOMA, Wash. (April 9, 2010) — Kim Flanary, Director of Engineering at Milgard Windows & Doors, has been recognized by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) with its Marketing Distinguished Service Award for 2009.
Aluminite Celebrates 30-Year Milgard Partnership With $30,000 In Targeted Donations > TACOMA, Wash. (February 5, 2010) — When Aluminite looked for a way to celebrate its 30-year affiliation with Milgard Windows & Doors, it didn't take long to find the perfect outlet for its appreciation.
Milgard Introduces New Sliding Patio Doors with SmartTouch® > LAS VEGAS, Nev (January 19, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors, an industry leader in window and door innovation, has introduced two newly-designed sliding patio doors to its vinyl Tuscany® Series replacement line and Montecito® Series for new construction applications.
Triple-Pane Fiberglass Windows Enhance the View of ReVISION House Demonstration Home > LAS VEGAS, Nev (January 19, 2010) — Milgard Windows & Doors has partnered with Green Builder magazine and the U.S. Department of Energy to showcase the energy efficiency opportunities available in remodeling today.
Triple-Glazed Windows from Milgard Offer Enhanced Energy Efficiency > TACOMA, Wash. (November 24, 2009) — Milgard Windows & Doors has added triple glazing as an option to its vinyl Tuscany® Series replacement line, and its fiberglass Ultra™ and WoodClad™ Series windows and patio doors, creating clear energy performance advantages for homeowners.
Milgard Receives National Energy Saver Award > TACOMA, Wash. (November 5, 2009) — Milgard Windows & Doors received the 2009 Energy Saver award presented by the U.S. Department of Energy (D.O.E.) for its efficiency improvements and energy savings at its Tacoma, Wash. vinyl extrusion plant.
Milgard Windows Lends a Hand to Helping Hand House > TACOMA, Wash. (November 2, 2009) — When Milgard Windows & Doors presented an $8,334 grant to Helping Hand House, the Tacoma-based building products manufacturer brought to life the phrase "lending a hand to a neighbor in need."
Milgard Windows Perform in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Efficiency Competition > WASHINGTON (October 27, 2009) — Milgard's industry-leading stand on energy efficiency was on display at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as part of Team California's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy's fourth Solar Decathlon competition.
Milgard's 3D MAX® Energy Package Simplifies Meeting New Energy Tax Credit Requirements > SAN FRANCISCO (June 17, 2009) — Milgard Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturer of premium fiberglass and vinyl windows and patio doors, introduced the 3D MAX® energy efficiency package in 2008, making it easy for customers to buy windows based on energy performance. The perfect balance between cost and efficiency, 3D MAX is specifically tailored to the homeowner's climate.
Milgard's In-Swing Fiberglass Patio Door Now Available with Operable Sidelites and New Transom Styles > SAN FRANCISCO (June 17, 2009) — Milgard's new fiberglass in-swing patio door offers builders and remodelers a durable, safe and easy to use door product for all of their new and replacement construction projects. The new door line is now offered with operating sidelites and a variety of transom styles.
Milgard's Ultra™ Windows & Patio Doors Now Available with Matching Interior & Exterior in Select Colors > SAN FRANCISCO (June 17, 2009) — Milgard Windows & Doors now offers its fiberglass Ultra™ Series windows and patio doors with the option of having the interior color-matched to selected exterior color finishes. Previously offered only in white, builders and homeowners can now carry their exterior color choice inside for a coordinated look when ordering tan, brownstone, matte black and silver pearl color choices.
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