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³ SPECIAL FEATURE —2012 Crystal Achievement Awards The Overture door can function much like traditional patio doors, but its panels can also be folded away to create a wide opening. Royal manufactures the doors and sells them through vinyl fabricators, enabling these customers to take advantage of the increasing popularity of multi-panel doors. l Most Innovative Door Large Manufacturer Overture Folding Door Series Royal Building Products, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada he new all-vinyl folding door system presents the window and door market with a unique alternative to the traditional patio door offering and makes homeowners the envy of their neighbors. The multi-panel doors are offered in sizes up designs to 24 feet wide and 10 feet high for residential, light commercial and com-mercial applications. To maximize viewing area and bring the outside in, the doors are constructed with slim-line, all-welded PVC sash that offers an abundance of natural light to illuminate the living space. Manufactured by the supplier and sold through window and door manufacturers, the doors feature a highly-insulated, all-vinyl 6 9/16-inch frame that makes them suitable for all climates. The sash accommodate the most common IG conﬁgurations, ranging from 26 | Window & Door | September 2012 T 1-inch dual glazing up to 1-inch triple glazing—enabling the doors to meet the most stringent energy codes. The Overture door can also achieve R-6 ability without using such options as krypton, foam-ﬁll or ﬁlms and is Energy Star-qualiﬁed. Enhanced security is provided by a multi-point locking hardware as well as independent locking systems at every other panel. The high quality hardware provides years of maintenance-free operation. The introduction of the Overture Folding Door gener-ated enthusiasm and interest among industry attendees at Win-Door 2011 last November in Toronto, the manu-facturer reports. In addition, it was awarded “Coup de Coeur” (most interesting new product) at Contech, a recent building industry trade show in Montreal.
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