What is the most energy efficient entry door in the U.S.?

Provia’s Embarq entry door system is the most energy-efficient entry door system in the U.S. market, engineered and produced by the only door company to win the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Door Manufacturing. This innovative fiberglass entry door provides a U-factor of 0.10 — the lowest recorded heat conduction measurement for entry doors in the U.S.

 

embarq future

“With the introduction of Embarq and the EnVision program, ProVia strengthens its commitment to leadership in energy efficiency,” the company’s nomination states.

The EMBARQ from ProVia Doors provides a U-factor of 0.10, which the company reports is the lowest recorded heat conduction measurement for entry doors in the United States.

Energy Efficiency is En Vogue

76% of surveyed window and door dealers reported that their customers show much concern over the energy efficiency of their windows and doors. Also, Energy Star certifications are a priority for Millenial generation home buyers—84 percent of this group is willing to pay 2-3 percent more for an energy-efficient home as long as they can see a return on their power bills.

*Sources: WindowandDoor.com reader poll and National Association of Home Builders March 2015 survey.

“The design of the door, coupled with the outstanding mechanics beneath the surface, makes it a winner,” one of the Crystal Achievement Award judges comments.

Innovative Elements

ProVia’s Embarq Fiberglass Entry System is one of the most energy-efficient entry doors available in the U.S. market, according to the company. Embarq’s performance was independently tested by Architectural Testing Inc., a leading building products testing and certification laboratory in North America.

provia embarq glass package

“As ProVia set out on the journey to develop this new door,” the company says in a statement, “it expanded into a complete philosophy of creating unrivaled efficiency in home building products. This new way of thinking is called EnVision, and its first creation is Embarq—the doorway to innovation and efficiency.”

To enhance efficiency and accommodate more insulation, the Embarq fiberglass entry door is two and a half inches thick, which ProVia reports is 43 percent thicker than standard exterior doors. It also features an integrated channel in the side rails and header of the door to allow for even more energy-efficient foam. The door’s dual perimeter seal creates a barrier against drafts and energy leaks and a custom-designed sweep accommodates the door’s added thickness and keeps out unwanted elements.

ProVia’s patented process allows a different series, style and finish to be used on each side of the door. It is available in six door styles and three wood grain species, including cherry, mahogany or oak.

Learn more about Embarq here

 

Article source here