RINGER WINDOWS FACTORY TOUR
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TOUR RINGER WINDOWS
Students from Hendrickson High School experience the science of Low-E Double Pane Ringer Windows.
Greg Ringer, owner of Ringer Windows, gave a tour of the window manufacturing facility. The students learned about window manufacturing from start to finish… from measuring, sawing, assembling, welding, prepping, and window glazing. Students even had the opportunity to weld a few window frames with the 4 point welder with master window maker, Lupe. Students observed Mike and Ernest perform window assembly, glazing, and screening.
Greg Ringer explains the vinyl window manufacturing process to Geometry in Construction Students from Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, TX
Students were shown a new construction window installation demonstration by Ringer Windows master installer, Jake Bly. He demonstrated proper installation techniques using the nail flange, water vapor barrier adhesion to provide a watertight installation.
The HHS geometry students participated in light transmission measurements of UV, Visible, and IR light through various low-e glass windows with Georgia Torok, Marketing Manager for Ringer Windows. They learned how the 366 low-e glass filters out the harmful UV light and the unwanted summer heat in Texas.
PHOTO GALLERY FROM GEOMETRY IN CONSTRUCTION STUDENTS
Students had the opportunity to see the powerful demonstration of the outstanding energy efficiency of Ringer windows by measuring the amount of BTU’s coming from a heat lamp representing the summer sun. The reduction in the energy transmission through the Ringer Windows was convincing to the students. A quick freeze to the outside surface of a window confirmed the insulating effectiveness of Ringer Windows double pane, argon-filled windows.
RINGER WINDOWS DONATES WINDOWS FOR STUDENT HOME PROJECT
The Hendrickson High School Geometry in Construction classes are building a Tumbleweed Tiny Home Elm Street Home this school year. During their Ringer Windows tour, students observed how geometry is very applicable to the window industry. The window installation demonstration provided some training techniques used to install Ringer Windows into their home. Students will be installing eight donated Ringer Windows into the 3 room with loft home. Upon completion, this home will be sold to raise funds for building materials for the home to be built by the next year Geometry in Construction class, 2015/2016 school year. This class allows students to apply geometry to construction and give students skills that may be applied in real world home building and remodeling. You may follow their pictorial story at this website. http://dosremedios.weebly.com/student-pictures-2014-2015.html