Steel Window Institute Launches Updated Website

The Steel Window Institute (SWI), an association of the leading manufacturers of steel windows and doors, invites visitors to its newly redesigned website, The site is a comprehensive guide for the selection and specification of many varieties of steel windows, including fixed, ventilated, hot rolled, cold formed, or fire rated. The guide also covers several types of entrance and interior doors and custom formed steel elements. The all-new site design features a stunning gallery of installation photos, easier navigation, and updated technical and product information. As before, the SWI website showcases the many advantages of steel windows and provides useful facts about steel windows’ strength and beauty as well as recycling, life cycle, energy, and solar heat gain.

The site provides comprehensive specifications and installation guidelines for various types of steel windows and doors. Many downloadable resources, including the Architect’s Guide to Steel Windows and various product sourcing guides, provide additional information. The new photo gallery features timeless window and door designs to complement a wide range of architectural styles from historic to contemporary. The versatility, durability, and long life cycle of steel windows and doors make them an excellent choice for almost any application.

The members of SWI are leading manufacturers of windows and doors made from either solid or formed sections of steel and related products such as casings, trim, mechanical operators, screens, and moldings that are manufactured and sold by members of the industry for use with steel windows and doors. SWI provides the public with general and technical information concerning the industry’s products. Proprietary specifications produced by each SWI member are available from individual members upon request.

For more information, please contact the Steel Window Institute, 1300 Sumner Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2851. Phone: 216-241-7333; fax: 216-241-0195. On the web: