Volume 36, Issue 2, February 2001


Pilkington Featured on "Your New House"

Pilkington North America’s Ottawa, Ill., branch was featured October 25 on Michael Holigan’s 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 Pilkington’s 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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