Established in 1992, Specified Systems, Inc. has grown to become one of the region’s most prolific erecting distributors of architectural aluminum windows, aluminum storefront and doors, low-rise aluminum curtain wall, and specialty glazings. Based in Canonsburg PA, the company covers metropolitan Pittsburgh, western PA to Erie and what is commonly known as the “Tri-State” which encompasses southeastern Ohio, West Virginia, and western Maryland. We have become known for our expertise in window replacement for commercial buildings, window replacement on National Park Service designated properties, and window applications for school construction.
Specified Systems is an erecting distributor. We are not commissioned sales agents, brokers, or wholesalers. We work closely with architects, general contractors, building owners, and physical plant departments to specify the right product for the required application. We do our own field engineering and sizing, generate our own shop drawings on CADD, write our own engineered orders on window projects, fabricate storefront– curtain wall– entrance doors in our Washington PA shop, manage our own installations, and service our own work.
Specified Systems Inc. is committed to Green building principles and practices. We support Green initiatives by ––providing innovative energy solutions for our customers, promoting and utilizing energy efficient products and applying Green principles and practices in our every day business operations internally and externally.
Specified Systems is a sustainability-focused company. We assess each project and provide innovative energy solutions that best satisfy the custom needs of our customers. Our assessments and solutions involve providing energy efficient quality products that adhere to the strictest testing and certification procedures. read more
Energy Efficiency and Total Performance In Windows and Doors
Many organizations including federal, state and local governments are driving codes and standards for greater Energy Efficiency and Total Performance
Various components affect the Energy Efficiency and Total Performance of Windows and Doors. It’s important to evaluate how the windows and doors have been designed and look closely at: read more
Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings are thin film coatings used to improve thermal efficiency. We supply low E coated glazings from Vitro (PPG), Guardian, AGC, and Cardinal in all of our products.