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Professional Resources for Architects - Andersen Windows

Resources for Architects

We make it easy to design with Andersen.

Whether it's our award winning Easy Connect Joining System, or the myriad of readily available CAD files, we ensure that we give you what you need to design with Andersen.

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Our Products

An Unparalleled Selection of Windows & Doors

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Compare Product Specs

Use this tool for an overview of product options and specifications. For complete details, consult our Product Guides for Professionals.
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Explore Andersen's Window & Door Product Specs
technical resources

Product Guides

Created for trade professionals, product guides provide high-level overviews of the features and options available with each Andersen® product series.  Additionally, they include detailed information on the construction of each product type, along with sizing charts and section details. Product performance data is also included.
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400 Series

Andersen 200 series product guide for professionals

200 Series

100 Series Product Guide

100 Series

A-Series Product Guide


E-Series Product Guide



Sizing Documents

Standard size charts, custom size information, alignment grids, measurement guides and rough opening guides.

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Accessory Guides

Accessory guides for Andersen windows and patio doors, including hardware/locks, art glass, casing, trim, grilles, extension jambs, insect screens and more.

Energy & Performance Data

NFRC ratings, Center of Glass Performance , Performance Grade, Air Infiltration & Sound Transmission Ratings, Altitude Limits, Joining Wind Load tables and Installation Materials Technical Data.
Joining Guides

Joining Guides

Instructions for combining multiple units. Choose the type appropriate for your design.

Learn More About Our A-Series and 100 Series Joining Options

service guides

Service Guides

Operation and adjustment, replacement, repair and reglazing instructions for Andersen windows and patio doors.
environmental documents


Indoor Air Quality Certification, LEED, National Green Building Standard Points, Recycled Content Certification and FSC documents.



Warranty documents, including our exclusive Owner-2-Owner® limited warranty, are provided for Andersen® windows, doors, hardware and other accessories.
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Care & Maintenance

These guides show how to care for Andersen windows and doors.
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Architectural Tools

3D-Revit, 2D-Elevation, 2D-Detail, and CSI Guide Spec files.
service guides

E-Series Engineered Evaluations

Engineered Evaluations are documents from independent Professional Engineering firms that show compliance to the Florida Building Code’s structural requirements.
service guides

Test Reports

Reports from independent testing laboratories that list the product performance attributes of specific types and sizes of windows and doors. Air leakage resistance, water penetration resistance, structural load and deflection performance, operating force and forced entry resistance are typically included.
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Sherwin-Williams Color Codes

Visit your local Sherwin-Williams store to find the paint or stain you need to match exterior columns, shutters, exterior or interior trim to your Andersen® windows or doors and color coordinate your home.
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If you're an architect or home designer, click below to have an architectural specialist get in touch with you to get started on your project or call us at 1-800-299-9029 (M-F 8AM - 5PM CST)
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