Harbrook Fine Windows, Doors & Hardware, founded in 1955, is a distributor, dealer and installer of fine windows, doors and hardware in eastern New York State from the Adirondacks to Manhattan.
Our company's strengths in design and practical solutions are rooted in years of experience dedicated to windows, doors and hardware for many types of buildings, from historic (The White House) to modern (515 Park Avenue); from fine estates to humble abodes.
Condensation: Understanding and Correcting Condensation Problems in Homes
Condensation is a natural occurrence, but when it shows up in homes, homeowners look for answers and solutions. Condensation can best be understood as occurring when droplets of water form on the nearest cool or cold surface when air molecules become saturated and can no longer contain additional moisture. Because warmer air can hold more moisture than cooler air, and glass surfaces act as barriers or breaks between the outdoor and indoor are temperatures, windows can be an obvious surface where moisture may collect.
Green-rated windows: How green are they?
In assessing the "Green Rating" of a window product we must look at the total picture: Energy efficiency. resource efficiency (durability) and how the manufacturing process impacts the environment are three important points in determining how "Green" a product is.
Historic Upstate New York Project Earns Top LEED Certification From U.S. Green Building Council
Harbrook Fine Windows, Doors & Hardware provided the energy efficient windows on this LEED PLATINUM designated Historic Barton Mines Headquarters Project in Glens Falls, New York, a complete renovation of a 16,000 square foot three-story brick building dating from 1865.