It’s important to give back.

We understand the value of community, and of working together to achieve better tomorrows. Recently, we were honored to be able to make two significant donations to improve our community. We don’t want to brag and make this about us, so we’ll share a bit about the people we helped. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is one… Read More

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Building a Tiny House? Choose the Perfect Windows & Doors!

She Sheds. Tiny Houses. Small Houses. Heard of them? They’re all the rage right now, as architects and homeowners alike promote a simpler, more sustainable life. From the cute (think multi-colored exterior paint, a la “The Wizard of Oz”) to the cabiny look (antlers above the door!), these tiny houses are popping up nationwide. And… Read More

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Are you watching the weather?

What was once Hurricane Danny quickly faded away, but now Erika is on the horizon. It’s not known if and where this storm will come ashore in the U.S., but one thing is clear: the tropics seem to be firing up and more storms are likely. There’s an old saying: “By the time you hear… Read More

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Principia Forecasts 7% Growth Rate for Window and Patio Door Markets Thru ’17

Good news for our industry! What’s on the horizon for the window and door market? Window and patio door sales in the U.S. and Canada are expected to grow by 7% annually now through 2017, according to a Principia Consulting forecast in ProSales Magazine. Driving this growth: homeowner cravings for new products with innovative features…. Read More

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Florida Building Code Updates

Please review the chart below for information on our products and how they can meet the new Florida Building Code Energy Requirements. For more information or specific questions, please contact your sales representative for review. FBC Requirements and CGI Products

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Kids’ preparedness

It’s never too early to prepare, prepare, prepare. If you’re a parent, preparing for a storm takes on a whole new dimension: ensuring your family and children are safe is your top priority. Hurricanes can be quite scary, and fear of the unknown can easily upset children. The good people at Ready.gov – funded by… Read More

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5 hurricane preparedness tips

Hurricane season 2015 has arrived – are you prepared? We put together five hurricane season preparedness tips to get you started: Know the lingo. Do you know the difference between a watch and a warning? A storm surge and an eye wall? Do the research now – not when a storm is headed for your… Read More

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Visit HurricanePreparednessTips.com today!

We know hurricanes. We know the damage they can inflict, and we know the vast importance of planning ahead. We know what must be done to protect your family and your home when a storm makes landfall. We are headquartered in Miami – we KNOW these things. (We also happen to know the best brand… Read More

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Are you a talented Sales Rep? Then come work for CGI!

We’re looking for a sales rep to cover our Southwest Territory (Marco Island to Sarasota). The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the fenestration industry, is an excellent communicator and has the motivation and drive to succeed. Get all the details at the link below. Good luck! http://bit.ly/1GjqT9k  

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Another LEED Home!

It’s happened again … and we couldn’t be more thrilled! Yet another energy-efficient, ground-breaking, precedent-setting home in Florida has earned LEED Gold certification – with help from CGI Windows & Doors. This one’s called Domus Alba, and it’s located in Pinecrest, Florida, right on the edge of Biscayne Bay. Designed by David M. Harper, FAIA,… Read More

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Updated Products!

We believe in talking to our customers. And we believe in innovation. Sometimes, talking to our customers leads to innovation, which is the best partnership of all. You talked, we listened: We recently announced several product updates designed to meet your specific needs. Because making your job easier is what we’re all about. Here’s a… Read More

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Local LEED Platinum Home Features CGI Windows & Doors

Installation by the Companies of R & S It’s being hailed as Miami’s first LEED Platinum single-family home – and we’re excited to be part of it! Called Moreland on Trapp, the home was designed by architect Randall Moreland, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C.. He and his wife looked all over Miami for the perfect… Read More

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FIU scholarship for CARTA

We’re all about the future. Growing, changing, developing new and better products – this happens in the building industry every single day. Magazines are devoted to new products and new technologies. But it’s not all about the products and the bells and whistles. What about the people? Filling an industry with smart, well-educated people ensures… Read More

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CGI Helps FIU Students “Walk on Water”

Florida International University students took to the waters of Lake yesterday, but it wasn’t sailing or swimming that peaked their interest: It was the opportunity to walk on water, and earn scholarship dollars in the process. The “Walk on Water” contest began 25 years ago, with the first student crossing the lake in the fall… Read More

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Florida: Record Nine Years Have Passed Without A Hurricane Landfall, But That Streak Will End …

Don’t be complacent! http://www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/florida-hurricane-free-streak-luck-run-out-20140801 After nearly a decade hurricane-free, it is easy for Florida’s residents to forget the importance, as well as the time and financial resources it takes, of being prepared for a landfalling hurricane. But just because a hurricane hasn’t affected Florida in years doesn’t mean a hurricane will never impact the state… Read More

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5 Ways Hurricane Windows Can Help Save Your Life

Hurricane windows do more than just protect your home during a storm. They also: Stop wind borne debris from entering your home Help keep intruders out No need to climb on ladders to install shutters and risk falling Help keep roof on home during a storm Keep zombies out of your house during a zombie… Read More

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7 Reasons Why You Need to Replace Your Windows

You have rotten wood windows. Your older windows are not energy efficient and are leaking air. They’re not impact windows. Non-impact windows won’t help you during a storm. The window panes are fogging up. Your insurance company no longer covers you since you don’t have hurricane rated products. The noise from outside is seeping in…. Read More

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4 Signs You Ordered the Wrong Windows

When ordering windows, it’s easy to make a mistake. Here are 4 signs that you’ve ordered the wrong windows: They don’t have Miami Dade or Florida Building Code approval. They don’t fit your openings. You can feel a draft by the windows. The glass starts fogging soon after installation. Make sure to measure twice and… Read More

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5 Signs You Hired the Wrong Installer

There are several red flags to look out for when hiring a window or door installer. Here are a few: They don’t have a license. They require 100% payment up front. They don’t have insurance. They don’t give you a written contract. They don’t have any references. In order to make your investment in impact… Read More

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A Sneak Peek Inside Impact Window Manufacturing

CGI Windows & Doors, the premier manufacturer of hurricane impact resistant windows and doors, drops the curtain for an educational look inside the impact window manufacturing process with a new video located on the CGI YouTube channel. “The more you know, the better building product choices you can recommend as a dealer, or choose as… Read More

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