For the Visionaries. Kolbe is proud to build windows and doors that are found in some of the most visionary residences and commercial projects in North America. Architects and discerning individuals who take building to new levels turn to Kolbe for professional-grade windows and doors that are built to higher standards. They imagine the endless possibilities of their vision, and look to Kolbe for innovation, distinctive options and custom solutions that bring them to life.

Kolbe windows are for architects, builders, and homeowners who care about the big picture and the smallest detail. Kolbe goes beyond the mainstream options to defy the limits of function, performance and style.

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PRODUCT LINES

Kolbe has designed various product lines to meet specific architectural and aesthetic goals. Each offers distinct advantages, yet remains vastly customizable. Careful design, quality craftsmanship, many aesthetic choices, and innovative solutions help Kolbe windows and doors manifest your vision.

  • Vistaluxe Collection | Contemporary Windows

    VISTALUXE COLLECTION

    Contemporary Windows. The VistaLuxe Collection was collaboratively developed with architects for designs that utilize clean lines and multiple units to create large expanses of glass. The extruded aluminum exterior provides low-maintenance durability, while the wood interior proves that minimalist design can feel warm and organic.

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    Vistaluxe Collection Windows

    CASEMENT WINDOWS

    Opening on the side, casements offer daylight, fresh air, energy efficiency, versatility, and a vast array of options.

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    crank-out

    AWNING WINDOWS

    Opening on the bottom, awning windows combine well with many other window types and offer ventilation even in light rain.

    type:
    crank-out

    SLIDING WINDOWS

    Up to four sash, side-by-side, these windows can be used in pass-through situations and where space is at a premium.

    types:
    single, double, triple, quad

    SPECIALTY WINDOWS

    Offer distinct advantages in situations demanding a unique shape, structure or operation.

    types:
    corner, direct sets, folding, radius, geometrics

  • Ultra Series | Aluminum Exterior, Wood Interior

    ULTRA SERIES

    Traditional Wood Interior, Durable Aluminum Exterior. The Ultra Series was designed for versatility and durability. It can mimic the traditional style of wood windows and doors with a warm wood interior and intricate exterior trim details, or it can meet more modern design needs. The extruded aluminum exterior is strong and durable and offers a palette of long-lasting, vibrant colors.

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    Ultra Series Windows

    DOUBLE HUNG WINDOWS

    Double Hungs are made up of two sash – one above the other – operating by sliding up and down. Kolbe offers colonial American style, with endless hardware, color and configuration options.

    types:
    sterling, traditional, majesta, replacement

    CASEMENT WINDOWS

    Opening on the side, casements offer daylight, fresh air, energy efficiency, versatility, and a vast array of options.

    types:
    crank-out, push-out

    AWNING WINDOWS

    Opening on the bottom, awning windows combine well with many other window types and offer ventilation even in light rain.

    types:
    crank-out, push-out

    SLIDING WINDOWS

    Up to four sash, side-by-side, these windows can be used in pass-through situations and where space is at a premium.

    types:
    single, double, triple, quad

    SPECIALTY WINDOWS

    Offer distinct advantages in situations demanding a unique shape, structure or operation.

    types:
    direct set corners, direct sets, folding, radius, geometrics, tilt-turns

  • Heritage Series | All Wood

    HERITAGE SERIES

    All wood construction. Heritage Series windows and doors are carefully crafted with a wood interior and exterior, making it possible to create architecturally intricate and historically accurate details. Choose from an extensive palette of exterior colors; interior wood species, colors and stains; divided lite profiles and patterns;  and more.

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    Heritage Series Windows

    DOUBLE HUNG WINDOWS

    Double Hungs are made up of two sash – one above the other – operating by sliding up and down. Kolbe offers colonial American style, with endless hardware, color and configuration options.

    types:
    sterling, traditional, majesta, old world classic, replacement

    CASEMENT WINDOWS

    Opening on the side, casements offer daylight, fresh air, energy efficiency, versatility, and a vast array of options.

    types:
    crank-out, push-out, inswing

    AWNING WINDOWS

    Opening on the bottom, awning windows combine well with many other window types and offer ventilation even in light rain.

    types:
    crank-out, push-out

    SPECIALTY WINDOWS

    Offer distinct advantages in situations demanding a unique shape, structure or operation.

    types:
    folding, radius, geometrics

  • Forgent Series | Fiberglass and Polymer Hybrid

    FORGENT SERIES

    Fiberglass and polymer hybrid. Forgent Series windows and doors feature proprietary material and thoughtful design, making them simple, convenient and easy to install. Short lead times for projects requiring windows and doors quickly make the Forgent Series a perfect choice for new construction or replacement.

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    Forgent Series Windows

    DOUBLE HUNG WINDOWS

    Offer colonial American style, with traditional two-sash vertical operation, and short lead times.

    CASEMENT WINDOWS

    Offer daylight, fresh air, energy efficiency and short lead times.

    AWNING WINDOWS

    Can be mulled in combinations, offer ventilation, and short lead times.

    SLIDING WINDOWS

    Convenient for ventilation where space is at a premium and short lead times are necessary for quick project completion.

    SPECIALTY WINDOWS

    Offer alternative shapes to match other windows & doors, with a quick turn-around time from ordering to delivery.

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WOOD SPECIES & INTERIOR FINISHES

The selection of wood species is of utmost importance to a room’s mood. Several wood species are available for Kolbe windows and doors, including less common and exotic wood species. Wood is sourced from managed forests; FSC-COC certified wood is available.

For units that are ready to install upon delivery, Kolbe’s wood windows and doors can be prefinished on the interior with a variety of water-based stains or paints. Stained units are given two coats of satin finish clear sealer. Because interior finishes are water-based, low-VOC stains and paints, you can rest assured you’ve made an environmentally conscious decision.

EXTERIOR COLORS

For the ultimate in durability and design flexibility, Kolbe’s VistaLuxe Collection and Ultra Series extruded aluminum clad products are finished with fluoropolymer coating in 44 vibrant colors. With all of these choices, you are sure to be able to find the perfect color for your project. However, if for some reason you can’t find what you need, Kolbe can do any custom color as well.

Kolbe’s Heritage Series wood products can be coated on the exterior with K-Kron II, a high performance finish that offers a low-maintenance way to enhance and preserve the look of wood windows and doors. 

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HARDWARE

Through various styles and finish choices, Kolbe’s hardware options are designed to function effectively while complementing the style of your space and matching the look you’ve chosen for your windows and doors. 

A hardware style for every project. Besides finish choices, Kolbe offers a wide range of styles of handle types, pulls, and more. Whether its their double hung sash lift handles, TerraSpan Lift & Slide door handles, or spoon sash locks, they ensure every detail of your window or door is addressed. 

Divided Lites

Divide the light that enters through your windows and doors by creating unique configurations with various widths, colors and profiles of divided lite bars. Some divided lites can replicate historically-accurate designs while others can add that finishing touch in contemporary projects.

Expand the character of your project by adding one of Kolbe’s divided lite options to your window or door. Choose anything from a traditional, colonial-style pattern to a unique, custom design to accentuate the overall appearance of your project. Custom sizes and patterns can help give your project the perfect finishing touch.

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EXTERIOR TRIM

Accentuate the beauty of your windows and doors with Kolbe’s exterior trim options. Kolbe offers an extensive array of exterior trims, brickmoulds and decorative accessories to execute your vision exactly as you imagined. 

Extruded Aluminum Brickmould: Extruded aluminum trim is designed to offer architectural aesthetics similar to wood trim, with the added benefit of greater durability and lower maintenance. Plus, the extruded aluminum consists of 50-75% recycled material.

Wood Brickmoulds: Wood brickmoulds are available for Heritage Series windows and doors.  The exterior will be finished to match the rest of the window or door unless requested otherwise.

VISIONARY STORIES

Modern Views
Perched on a cliff that overlooks the Potomac River, Hawk’s Nest is a one-of-a-kind residence. Referred to by neighbors in Falling Waters, West Virginia as “the glass house” due to its expansive span of Kolbe windows, the rectangular structure was conceived and designed by Greg Wiedemann, AIA, and Barbara Sweeney, AIA, of Wiedemann Architects. The homeowner, Lorie Strait, is an artist from Paris who chose this particular site because of its sweeping views in all directions.

Moonlight Basin
In this vacation home in the Moonlight Basin area of Big Sky Country, elements built with native materials include timber framing and rainscreen, sod roof on the garage, and stone walls. Plus, a custom wall with Kolbe’s Ultra Series energy performance windows and TerraSpan lift & slide doors create the perfect frame for the breath-taking landscape views.

Farmhouse Remodel
Set on 20 acres in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County in California’s wine country, the remodel of this contemporary farmhouse focused on embracing the sweeping views of the surrounding pinot noir vineyard and pastoral landscape. Working closely with architect Amy A. Alper, AIA, Kolbe crafted the home’s windows and patio doors to precise specifications including expansive, specially framed and custom mull configurations to capture real-life landscapes that rival fine art.

Victorian Revival
This historic double-wide Victorian townhouse in Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, won a 2016 Palladio Award from Period Homes magazine. Architect Spencer Kass, AIA and his team restored the public rooms in the front of the house and opened up the back to create one large family space lit by Kolbe windows. Inswing doors offer quiet passage to outdoor space.

Kolbe Catalogs

Kolbe Windows
We’re for the Visionaries
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Kolbe Vistaluxe
Contemporary Windows
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Inspiration Portfolio
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Ultra Series
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Heritage Series
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Forgent Series
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Commercial Capabilities
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TerraSpan Doors
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Folding Windows & Doors
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