Andersen – 3 Things You Need To Know

1. Andersen Has An I-Pad App

Did you know that Andersen has an app for your I-pad? It’s easy to use, and includes information for the A-Series, E-Series/Eagle, 400/200 Series and 100 Series. You’ll find: product literature; sales presentations; tools for replacement applications; technical specifications; warranty information; sizing calculators; and reference materials. Best of all, documents can be emailed directly from the app to your customer!

2. Cool “Help Center”!

Andersen has launched a “Help Center” on their website, The “Help Center” answers commonly asked questions for a multitude of popular topics. The interactive self-service guide will walk you through identifying your Andersen window or door products. You also have access to a library of Knowledgebase Articles. The “Help Center” links you to a large assortment of video’s, including installation techniques.  This is a great resource to share with your field crew.

Don’t forget about your greatest Andersen resource-The Shepley Showcase product specialists! They are available Monday-Saturday to help you and your customers with all things Andersen!

3. Terms you need to know as a window expert:

Design Pressure (DP): Pressure (measure din pounds per swuare foot-psf) required by buiding codes to meet wind load requiremetns; Adnsen uses “PG” – Performance Grade rating to determine compliance.

Performance Grade (PG): An industry rating for a unit that has been tested for air, water structural and force entry performance; used to determine compliance with code required design pressures.

U-Factor: Commonly used measurement of heat transmission through a window/door; the lower the U-Factor, the better the insulating value.

Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC): A measurement of the sun’s heat energy that passes through the window/door; the lower the value the less heat gain through the product. 

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