Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2001
Pilkington Featured on "Your New
Pilkington North Americas Ottawa, Ill., branch was featured October
25 on Michael Holigans television show, Your New House. The show, which
aired on the Discovery Channel, included a preview of the production of float glass at the
Illinois plant. In addition, the program featured a segment on Pilkingtons newest
energy-efficient products, including its Energy Advantage low-E glass and Solar
E low-E glass. Show moderator Steve Easley spoke with float glass line manager Ian
Rogers as the show offered an informative look into the glass manufacturing plant.
Better Homes and Gardens Utilizes Weather
Shield Windows in 'Home of the Year'
Better Homes and Gardens magazine has built its 2001 Home of the Year, fully-equipped with
Weather Shield Legacy Series windows with ThermoGold low-EČ glass.
Better Homes and Gardens made it clear that they wanted the very best window
package possible for their 2001 Home of the Year project
and that search led them
to Weather Shield and our ThermoGold low EČ glass, said Brad Schulte, manager at
Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Co. in Waukee, Wis., which supplied the windows for the show home.
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