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July 2016

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houz2016Houzz: ABSi continues to build brand awareness on Houzz. Houzz is a place to browse and save beautiful home photos. A place to find the right design and construction professionals. A place to connect with others who have been there too. Houzz started as a side project but has become a community of more than 40 million homeowners, Architects, Builders, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals—across the country and around the world. ABSi has many window & door projects featured on Houzz. Visit our Houzz site and see why ABSI has been awarded Best of Houzz 2015 & 2016, has 65 positive reviews, and has earned 4 Houzz badges.

2016 Team PicTeam Costa Mesa leads the State in sales success! Team Costa Mesa continues to dominate the high end luxury home market in Orange County by being experts at Steel, Thermally Broken Steel, Thermally and Non-thermally broken Architectural Aluminum, and Wood Clad Window & Door products. “The industry has really changed from where it was 10 years ago. In this fast paced economy the professional Builder and Architect demand much more from a Window & Door Sales Consultant. We work hard to provide the correct Window & Door solution for every project”, says Josh Ready. Team CM is led by veterans Joe Younan & Josh Ready who recently added Aimee Nordgren as a customer management specialist. Aimee has superb organizational & customer service skills and is focused on achieving customer satisfaction on every job. This allows Joe & Josh to spend more time on the technical aspects of the Window & Door solution and product application process. Robert Tulecki plays several key roles in the success of the team. Robert manages the influx of take-offs and quoting on the front end of the sales process along with many other significant duties.

EpicVue CarouselJELD-WEN introduces their new Epic Vue product line designed for contemporary projects. EpicVue is built on a philosophy of grand simplicity. It’s an approach to modern design that stands out by stepping back, helping you explore a new level of freedom and creativity with clean lines, slim profiles and expanses of glass that flood rooms with natural light. Breakthrough engineering and construction techniques enable countless design opportunities. EpicVue offers size, shape and customization options rarely seen in contemporary style windows. EpicVue offers the most energy efficient standard glass on the market. Choose a direct set window as wide as ten feet and you can expect LoE3-366® glass for energy savings, Neat® glass for easy cleaning, and Preserve® glass for protection during construction.

SunsetIdeaHouseSunset Magazine House-Mark your Calendars: ABSi Sales Consultants Chris & Daniel Lorber provide Western Window Systems products for the Sunset magazine’s 2016 Idea House, the annual series that showcases innovations in Western home design, in the Berkeley Hills neighborhood of Berkeley, CA. The 2016 Idea House will be featured in the November 2016 issue of Sunset magazine and will open to the public for six weeks August 5 - September 11. The home is located at 540 Gravatt Dr. in the hills’ Claremont enclave of Berkeley. Berkeley-based architect Robert Nebolon Architects, who was named 2015’s “HGTV Fresh Face of Design,” will design the house. The project also includes builder Landmark Development Corporation and Lauren Geremia, recognized by Forbes “30 Under 30” and as Architectural Digest’s “Ones to Watch,” of Geremia Design. Referred to in a Sunset press release as “the ultimate California hills residence that embodies the indoor-outdoor lifestyle,” the 4,000-square-foot four-bedroom, four-bathroom home will include five decks overlooking the San Francisco Bay.

Euroline Logo MainEuroline Steel Windows & Doors. Go to our website Gallery or Featured Products tab to see our recently updated Euroline Gallery. You will be amazed at Euroline’s overall capabilities and beauty. ABSi is Euroline’s largest Dealer in the Nation. Check out the LA Times featured house!

CarmelMagazineComing Soon!

Be sure to look for our publication in the Carmel Magzine. It will feature our Pacific Grove showroom and projects by ABSi Sales Consultants Tim & Connie Bradshaw!

 

Also, be sure to look for our ad with Interiors Magazine! LaCantina Doors connect the indoors to the outdoors creating large open living spaces, supplied by Associated Building Supply, Inc.- California's top retail choice for builders, architects and homeowners.

Partnership

Studio3DesignLOGOStudio 3 Design is dedicated to excellence in residential architecture and interior design. Since their inception in 1999, they have gained national acclaim for our award winning designs by crafting customized living environments that are a reflection of our client’s personal style and aesthetic. Creating spaces for living and working that are beautiful, efficient and as unique as the clients served, while providing full service Architectural and Interior Design for new construction and remodels/additions, product procurement, construction administration and landscape/master planning. They also offer 3-D modeling and rendering upon request. Studio 3 understands that the design, permit, bid and construction process can be overwhelming — their mission is to create a manageable process that exceeds expectations. With our extensive knowledge, they are able to guide owners through every step of the process, but give them total control over the end result to ensure they achieve the home of their dreams. With over fifteen years of experience, we are highly skilled at collaborating with our client’s to translate their ideas into design elements that make their dream a reality. We partner with premier builders and artisan trades to ensure that the creative design process becomes a reality in built-form, knitting together schedule, budget, and technical logistics with the individual aesthetics of our clients. Studio 3 Design has received the following recognition and awards: Best of Houzz, Residential Architect Magazine, Metropolitan Home, San Mateo Times and the Knob Hill Gazette. Our firm has also been featured on the Home & Garden Television.

July201612This beautiful home is located in San Mateo, CA in the high-tech enclave of Silicon Valley with a Mediterranean climate. Associated Building Supply, Inc.’s, veteran Sales Consultant Loren Monge is the one who took the reins when it came to this project. Monge brings over 24-years of Window & Door Industry experience service Architects, Builders, and Homeowners. He started his sales profession serving California’s Central Valley, moving to Austin, TX., in 1999. Close to a decade later, Monge made his way back to California, and has been involved in projects including large single family homes, golf courses, private gated developments and several commercial projects.
The builder for this home was Sean Mickey Construction, from Reno, NV. The architect for this home was Bess Wiersema of Studio Three Design. Wiersema led the construction and design for this beautiful home.

JeldWenLogoThe products used were all a part of the Jeld-WEN Custom Series line and include, but are not limited to:

• Casement Windows & Fixed Windows
• Sliding Doors
• Trapezoid Window

JELD-WEN is a comprehensive source for reliable wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors. Associated Building Supply is JELDWEN’s number one Window & Door dealer in the State of California. The JELD-WEN CUSTOM line is second to none! ABSi considers the JELD-WEN CUSTOM line to be the best value, best warranty, best flexibility for design, and most reliable product of all National Brands. We have carried other National Brand's over the years, and now only carry the best.

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Be sure to contact Associated Building Supply, Inc., Your Local Window and Door Supplier, for your next project!

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LaCantina Doors Broadens its Offerings as it Puts a Fresh Spin on Vinyl Folding Doors.

LaCantinaLogoStackedLaCantina Doors (LaCantina), best known for providing the most innovative folding sliding and swinging door systems to create open spaces in homes and businesses is setting a new standard for the Vinyl Door market by bringing contemporary design and high performance with its new Vinyl Folding system.

July20165The new Vinyl Folding System appeals to the needs of a broader market who wants the performance, aesthetics, and the quality they have come to expect from LaCantina. The new Vinyl System features contemporary styling with clean profiles and an exclusive hardware package. LaCantina Vinyl is energy efficient, low maintenance, and performs well in all environments, making it a perfect choice for consumers. The Vinyl Door System is available in standard and custom door sizes up to 8 feet tall and 18 feet wide in a range of popular configurations.

July20166.1“We recognized a real need in the marketplace for a contemporary, high quality vinyl door,” noted Lee Maughan, General Manager, Vice President, LaCantina Doors “As leaders in the industry, we are confident that our new Vinyl Folding Door system will deliver on our brand promise of innovation, performance, quality and value. The new Vinyl System is the ideal solution for home renovations, as well as custom and production homebuilders.”

The Vinyl door panels feature narrow 2 15/16” stile and rail profile for more glass and light. The Vinyl system’s exclusive new hardware package is available in stainless or bronze finish. Concealed multi-point locking provides added security and standard LoE glass improves energy efficiency. Standard color options include white or tan.

With the introduction of its new Vinyl Folding system, LaCantina continues to solidify its position as the single source for complete and perfectly matching large opening door packages.

July20167LaCantina’s Hinged/Swing Door: Utilizing heavy duty, architectural stainless steel hinges and our robust door panels engineered for taller and wider openings, our new swing doors create more space than typical single and French doors. Durable double leaf bearing hinges provide greater support for large panel weights. LaCantina offers a variety of sill options which includes a standard weather resistant sill, flush guide sill for smooth floors to floor transitions, and an ADA compliant sill for both interior and exterior applications in even the harshest of environments.

July20168Bi-Folding Configuration: The LaCantina folding door system is what we are renowned to have perfected. As a pioneer in folding door systems LaCantina sets the standard for style, function and performance. Using the highest quality rolling hardware and robust panel and frame designs, our systems provide smooth and effortless operation unmatched by other large opening door systems. With the ability to span any size opening, multiple configurations and options to meet the demands of any project, a LaCantina folding door system is the perfect choice.

July20169LaCantina's Multi-Slide: LaCantina Doors has created a new class of multi slide door by combining the preferred features of performance, strength and symmetry of a high end lift & slide door system and the functionality and value of a multi slide. Our new class of multi slide provides optimal aesthetics and performance. Our panel design, engineered to the demands of a folding system, adapt perfectly to a more robust and unmatched sliding door. With the same clean minimal designs as our folding systems, our matching narrow stiles and low profile rails that incorporate our custom high performance roller assembly mean symmetry and style are never compromised. Our new multi slide door system underwent extensive air/water and structural testing, with results far exceeding the industry standards that are typical of multi slide products.

Offering the same brand promise of innovation, performance, value and quality, our new class of multi slide is a perfect match to our folding and swing doors for the complete door package.

LaCantina features Cardinal Glass- the world's leading glass manufacturer with the ability to match any door and window package and meet any energy code requirement. Our wide range of glass options provide you with the highest level of comfort and savings year-round fit for any weather. Offering both dual and triple glaze options, our dual glazed Low-E tempered glass is standard on all LaCantina Door systems for better performance. LaCantina also offers Cardinal's latest innovation, Neat Glass, which is easier to clean, lower maintenance and more energy efficient. For maximum protection against cold and hot climates, our thermal breaks offer lower u-factors, limits condensation, increases energy performance and reduces thermal conductivity.

July201610Associated Building Supply, Inc., has successfully represented LaCantina for nearly a decade and we have grown to become one of LaCantina's largest Dealers in the State of California with 100's of systems sold. See the Bluffs Project and the Alamo Farm House Project as an example. We consider LaCantina an important core vendor and have a rock solid relationship with the principles and management staff. The product quality is superb and ease of installation remarkable. View the Bi-Fold Door Gallery.

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