Considering how economists have studied the impact a retiring Baby Boomer workforce will have on the country’s economic health, housing stock certainly deserves the same attention. The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies recently conducted an analysis of the picture painted by various indicators, and concluded that – while housing will be come more widely…

Read more Housing Boom, or Bust? One Prediction for a post-Baby Boomer Market

Just last week we noticed on the NAHB housing policy blog, Eye on Housing, that their analysis of Census construction spending data shows an increase in construction spending for both single family and multifamily housing markets. High rents in the multifamily market and an uptick in home sales for single-family units are showing improved confidence…

Read more Economic Indicators Point to Continued Housing Recovery

Designing the ideal showroom experience for your customers means striking the right balance between offering up any information an architect or homeowner may need without overwhelming the customer to the point of “decision paralysis.” That is why Andersen takes the time each year to single out a dealer that demonstrates vision and unparalleled excellence in…

Read more Andersen Recognizes Colorado Dealer for Best Showroom Experience

Demonstrating a knack for sales doesn’t mean just pushing product. Outstanding sales only grow with careful cultivation tools like listening to understanding the true needs of a project, and then offering a truly thoughtful solution that delivers the best customer value. That is why Andersen takes the time each year to recognize those dealers that…

Read more Andersen Recognizes Dealers for Outstanding Sales Performance

When it comes to creating a satisfying customer experience, Andersen dealers that go above and beyond supporting their builder customer’s ultimate success are ultimately rewarded with repeat business. That is why Andersen takes the time each year to recognize those dealers that demonstrate unparalleled customer satisfaction, excellence and business success in support of the Andersen®…

Read more Andersen Recognizes Dealers for Outstanding Customer Service

Every region in the country has building codes designed to help homes and businesses withstand much of what Mother Nature can dish out year after year. We were reminded recently of how fierce these storms can be when a weather system brought a blizzard to much of New England. Coupled with hurricane-force winds, the storm…

Read more In Their Words: How Andersen® Windows with Stormwatch® Protection Help Brian Penschow’s Customers In Any Weather

While some may dismiss golf as “a good walk spoiled,” anyone who’s ever designed a home near a golf course – or lived in one, for that matter – will quickly point out the risks of a lovely view spoiled by an errant, airborne golf ball. At Talis Park, a golf course community in Naples,…

Read more Stormwatch® Windows Help Preserve the View in Golf Magazine’s Ultimate Dream House

Andersen is proud to be a 10-year Founding Partner in the Minnesota Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. While many are familiar with USGBC-MN’s conferences and continuing education, only a few know about their innovative program for residential markets that we’re honored to support. The Dynamic Green Home Project was launched in 2012 to…

Read more Dynamic Green Homes Prove that Green Housing Doesn’t Have to Cost More

Almost anyone designing, engineering and building homes has a longstanding interest, passion and understanding of how buildings work. Austin-TX-based custom builder Matt Risinger grew up watching episodes of “This Old House,” which sparked his decision to start learning about buildings from the ground up – the construction work needed to keep old row houses livable,…

Read more In Their Words: Matt Risinger’s “100 Series View” of How Andersen Windows Supports Building Science