March 04, 2016

Edgetech Europe to Feature Passive House Certified Products at Fensterbau

HOUSTON, March 4, 2016 (NYSE: NX) – Edgetech Europe, a division of Quanex IG Systems, will be featuring its Passive House certified line of Super Spacer® warm-edge spacer systems at this year’s Fensterbau in Hall 7A, stand 402. Passive House is an initiative organized by the Passive House Institute, a Germany-based organization committed to the research and development of construction concepts, building components, planning tools and quality assurance for energy-efficient buildings.
 
Edgetech Europe’s Super Spacer Premium, Super Spacer TriSeal™ Premium and Super Spacer TriSeal Premium Plus with appropriate secondary seals have all been certified the highest Passive House efficiency classes (PhA and PhA+) for use in arctic climates and climates with lower requirements.
 
“Passive House certification is very important to the German market and is gaining recognition globally,” said Christoph Rubel, European technical manager, Quanex Building Products. “Components that achieve certification are usually two to three times more efficient than other commonly used products. And we’re proud to report that the values achieved by Super Spacer were among the best in its class.”
 
Products that carry the Certified Passive House Component seal have been tested according to uniform criteria; they are comparable in terms of their specific values, and are of excellent quality regarding energy efficiency.
 
For more on Passive House initiatives in the U.S., visit www.phius.org. For more information on Super Spacer, visit www.quanex.com.
 
 
ABOUT QUANEX BUILDING PRODUCTS:
 
Quanex Building Products Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of components sold to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the building products industry. Quanex designs and produces energy-efficient fenestration products in addition to kitchen and bath cabinet components.
 
Investor Contact: Scott Zuehlke, 713-877-5327, scott.zuehlke@quanex.com
Media Contact: Erin Johnson, 330-447-7337, erin.johnson@quanex.com