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Open the door to improved energy efficiency and home value


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The 2015 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling Magazine listed replacement of entry doors with 20-gauge steel entry doors as the highest ROI for exterior home improvements. Learn how replacing home entry doors can improve security, energy efficiency, curb appeal and house value. This presentation covers the value of replacing existing home entry doors with either steel entry doors or fiberglass doors. For more information, visit

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Open the door to improved energy efficiency and home value

  1. 1. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Open the Door to Improved Energy Efficiency and Higher Home Value
  2. 2. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Your Entry Door is More Important than you Think Home entry doors serve several important functions: – Security – Energy efficiency – Curb appeal for your home If your entry door doesn’t meet today’s standards in these areas, it could become an obstacle to selling your house.
  3. 3. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Is Your Entry Door Up to Par? Fiberglass and steel entry doors manufactured today utilize advanced technology in door construction and finishing that make them considerably more energy- efficient, durable, secure and attractive than older doors. ProVia Signet Fiberglass entry door 150ECZ with 160ECZ and 612/613ECZ sidelites and transom.
  4. 4. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Embarq™: The Most Energy-efficient Door in America The latest entrant in super energy-efficient fiberglass entry doors is Embarq, introduced by ProVia in April 2014. • 43% thicker than standard doors • Insulation channels in the side rails and header allow added insulation • Custom-designed sweep keeps out unwanted elements and uncomfortable temperatures • Heavy-duty, energy-efficient threshold that won’t warp • Dual-perimeter seal further improves energy efficiency • RESULT: U-factor of 0.10 -- the lowest recorded heat conduction measurement for entry doors in the U.S.
  5. 5. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Why Choose an Energy-efficient Entry Door? Replacing old doors and windows with ENERGY STAR-rated energy-efficient products can reduce your home’s energy use and carbon footprint by 7-15%. Energy-efficient steel entry door by ProVia: Legacy Steel 460TRZ with 160TRZ Sidelites and 612/613TRZ Transom.
  6. 6. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION How to Identify an Energy-efficient Entry Door You know you have purchased an energy-efficient door if it has the ENERGY STAR label. Qualified doors and windows meet strict energy-efficiency standards, including: • The product must contribute significant energy savings nationwide. • Qualified products must deliver the features and performance demanded by consumers, in addition to increased energy efficiency. • If the qualified product costs more than a conventional, less-efficient counterpart, purchasers will recover their investment in increased energy efficiency through utility bill savings, within a reasonable period of time. • Product energy consumption and performance can be measured and verified with testing.
  7. 7. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION ProVia: The Leader in Energy Efficiency ProVia has been an ENERGY STAR® Partner with the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy since 2002, and on April 20, 2015, the company was recognized in Washington, D.C., with the 2015 ENERGY STAR® Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion for its outstanding efforts to promote energy-efficient products. ProVia has won nine ENERGY STAR awards: Partner of the Year for Door Manufacturing (four times), Sustained Excellence (four times), and Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion. There is no better company to trust for high- quality custom entry doors. In addition to its new Embarq super energy- efficient entry door, ProVia offers a full line of ENERGY STAR qualified doors and windows.
  8. 8. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION New Entry Doors Add Beauty, Curb Appeal Besides improving energy efficiency, new entry doors come in a wide range of styles, colors and glass options that add beauty and curb appeal to your home. Some of the fiberglass and steel entry door selections from ProVia – available in custom sizes and a variety of colors and finishes
  9. 9. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION New Entry Doors Offer Great ROI The 2015 Cost vs. Value Report by Hanley Wood’s Remodeling Magazine, rated replacement of an entry door with a 20-gauge steel door the #1 best exterior home improvement for return on investment, with a 101.8% ROI. ProVia Legacy Smooth Steel entry door, 460LAU, with Laurence- style glass and transom. Shown in Clay paint finish. In fact, steel entry doors topped the list of high-value ROI projects, with the cost-to-value ratio exceeding 100% in 43 U.S. markets. ProVia’s 20-gauge Legacy Steel line of entry doors offers the best in security, energy efficiency and curb appeal.
  10. 10. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Legacy Steel™: Professional Class Door Available in either woodgrain texture or smooth steel, Legacy Steel entry doors provide an elegant, secure and energy-efficient solution for any home. ProVia Legacy Smooth Steel entry door, 460SOL, in Snow Mist paint finish. • Custom widths and heights up to 8 feet tall • 20-gauge steel – 49% more galvannealed steel for added durability and security • Available in 7 stains and 16 paint finishes • Offered as single or double doors
  11. 11. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Stunning Wood Doors … or Are They? Fiberglass doors combine long-term durability and energy efficiency with the organic aesthetic of a finely crafted wood door. ProVia Signet Fiberglass 440ESB door with 140ESB sidelites Replacing an entry door with an energy-efficient fiberglass door will yield an ROI of 70.8%, up 4.9% from 2013.
  12. 12. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Looks Like Wood, Performs Better ProVia’s Signet® Fiberglass entry doors feature an embossed woodgrain that is an incredibly accurate representation of real wood. • Available in Cherry, Mahogany, Oak and Fir wood grains, 14 stains and 16 paint colors • Signet Fiberglass doors are hand stained for an authentic woodgrain finish • Plugless trim that conceals unsightly screw plugs and provides a tighter seal • Stiles and rails dovetailed and glued at each corner creating a structurally solid, integrated frame that’s far superior to other fiberglass doors.
  13. 13. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Heritage Fiberglass™: Classic Elegance ProVia’s Heritage Fiberglass entry doors provide the strength of fiberglass and the classic look of woodgrain. Heritage Fiberglass 460BRC entry door with 160BRC sidelite. • Available in Oak and Hemlock woodgrains, 7 stains and 16 paint colors • Durable finish guaranteed to last • Available in custom widths and heights up to 8 feet tall • Offered in 28 door styles and 4 sidelite styles
  14. 14. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Secure Your Castle When considering a new entry door, structural integrity of the frame and door as well as the quality of the hardware are important. ProVia Signet Fiberglass 460STZ entry door with 160STZ sidelites. ProVia’s professional-class doors are constructed with durability and security in mind, with multiple options for hardware that provide the highest level of safety, customization and beauty.
  15. 15. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Exterior home building products: The Professional Way Based in the heart of Amish country in Sugarcreek, Ohio, ProVia manufactures high-quality entry doors, replacement windows, vinyl siding and manufactured stone through the commitment to Core Values that guide the company’s employees to serve, by caring for details in ways others won’t.
  16. 16. Door Product Training 2013 DEALER EDITION Need Help with Your Home Exterior Project? Visit the ProVia website for more entry door, window, vinyl siding or manufactured stone ideas or to locate a ProVia dealer.