San Diego, CA – (January 8, 2016)  LaCantina Doors’ New Contemporary Clad received Architectural Records coveted 2015 Product of the Year award in the Openings category. Architectural Products is the leading trade publication dedicated to architecture and interior design.

A panel of architects and designers, representing the leading architectural firms, along with Architectural Records’ editors selected this year’s best new products from among 500 submissions for their 10th annual competition. Entries were judged on the criteria of innovation, aesthetics and purposefulness.

LaCantina ‘s new Contemporary Clad features square and sculpted profile designs, standard anodized and painted finishes, combined with the warmth of a wood interior to complement any architectural style and window package. Perfectly proportioned, the Contemporary Clad is the company’s most energy efficient system, complying with new stringent energy codes and is available across their folding, multi slide and swing systems for a perfect match.

Lee Maughan, President, LaCantina Doors commented, “We really hit the mark on the Contemporary Clad by way of aesthetic and adding features for intuitive system operation and improved thermal performance. The Contemporary Clad range has no limitations. It can be used in both traditional clad and contemporary aluminum window packages.”

The complete list of 2015 Record Products award winners are featured in the December issue of Architectural Record.

About LaCantina Doors

LaCantina Doors, acquired by JELD-WEN in 2015, is the leader in designing and manufacturing products that create large open spaces. Offering the most innovative and comprehensive range of folding, sliding and swing systems available, LaCantina Doors utilizes the same signature narrow stile and rail profile across its product line for a complete and perfectly matching door package.

Designed and made in California, LaCantina Doors have contributed to award winning projects ranging from residential, retail, commercial, educational facilities, resorts and have become the preferred choice when it comes to products that open spaces. LaCantina Doors are available across the US and Internationally.

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