Alside, an Ohio-based manufacturer and wholesale distributor of vinyl siding, windows, and other exterior products for homebuilders and remodelers, remains locally, regionally, and nationally dedicated to the highest quality standards. By insisting on American-made components, sustainable practices, and donations to charitable organizations, Alside affirms its 60-plus-year commitment to others.
Founded in 1947, Alside has held accreditation from the Better Business Bureau since 1949. Alside currently enjoys an A+ rating from the organization. In addition, Alside belongs to a number of trade organizations, including the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, National Fenestration Rating Council, the Insulated Glass Certification Council, and the American Society for Testing and Materials. Alside also maintains membership in The Vinyl Institute and The Vinyl Siding Institute. The company manufactures most of its own products, using raw vinyl resin, and obtains what it does not make exclusively from American companies.
In addition, Alside actively reduces energy consumption and waste by producing sustainable solutions for homes and businesses. The company belongs to the U.S. Green Building Council, a nonprofit devoted to green design practices and originator of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings.
Alside is a three-time winner of the National Window Partner of the Year Award from ENERGY STAR, the program administered by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. In 2008, Automotive Fleet magazine ranked Alside’s company vehicles at number 36 on its list of the nation’s Top 50 Green Fleets, based on the firm’s efforts to increase gas mileage and reduce pollutant outputs.
Charities supported by Alside include Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that builds affordable housing for disadvantaged Americans, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, dedicated to the eradication of serious childhood illnesses. To learn more about Alside, visit the company’s website at http://www.alside.com.