Award Winning Andersen Products

Clevernest — our name says it all. We offer smart products for your home. By “smart,” we mean quality, energy-efficient products that help keep you comfortable, help control your energy costs, look great, and are produced in an environmentally-conscious way. As a company, Andersen Corporation takes pride in offering products that meet these criteria. As an environmentally responsible citizen of the global community, Andersen Corporation is committed to environmental stewardship. The company has received many awards and recognition for following through on their commitment — learn more about them here.

Alliance to Save Energy

Andersen is a member of the Alliance to Save Energy, an organization of members of Congress and corporate executives committed to promoting energy efficiency. Andersen has received the Star of Efficiency Award from the Alliance to Save Energy.

Energy Star Program

Andersen was one of the first window companies in the nation to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® performance requirements in all geographical regions. Andersen has won several ENERGY STAR awards, including Manufacturer Ally of the Year and the National Window Partner of the Year.

FSC® Chain of Custody — Forest Stewardship Council

Andersen was one of the first in the window and door industry to receive Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) chain-of-custody certification. This certification means that wood-based components are sourced from forests that are managed according to FSC criteria to produce wood while maintaining the biodiversity of the forest. Andersen is able to manufacture and deliver FSC certified wood-based product that help builders achieve LEED Materials & Resource credits and other applicable sustainable building programs.

Green Seal

Andersen was the first window, door and skylight manufacturer with Green Seal™ certified products. Our products meet Green Seal energy efficiency requirements and are manufactured and packaged in a consistent, environmentally responsible manner.

Hallmark Certification

The Hallmark Certification Program, developed by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), is considered a mark of excellence among architects, contractors and manufacturers in the window and door industry. Andersen has produced Hallmark-certified products since the 1970’s with an ongoing commitment to sustainability and manufacturing processes that are environmentally responsible.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy takes a non-confrontational, scientifically-based approach to preserve ecosystems for nature and people around the world. For more than a decade, Andersen has supported the Conservancy’s efforts to preserve plants, animals and natural communities as it protects the lands and waters they need for survival.

North Star Initiative

Andersen Corporation aligns with the University of Minnesota on the NorthStar Initiative to redefine how knowledge is created and used to solve global sustainability challenges. The initiative helps industries, governments and individuals move beyond marginal greening efforts to more meaningful, systemic change. Projects focus on collaborative asset valuation and exchange; sustainable demand drivers; and linked energy, water and environment systems.

NFRC – National Fenestrian Rating Council

Andersen® products are certified under the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) voluntary third-party certification program, designed to ensure accurate energy performance ratings and labeling.

A Consumers Best Buy

Andersen® 400 Series windows have been named a Best Buy for replacement windows by Consumers Digest. Criteria for the award included performance ratings, quality of construction and materials, ease of operation and warranty.

SCS Indoor Advantage Gold — SCS Global Services

Andersen products have received SCS Indoor Advantage Gold™ certification for indoor air quality. This level of certification meets the U.S and North America’s strictest indoor air emission criteria: the California Section 01350 Specification.

SCS Recyled Content — SCS Global Services

Under U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) guidelines, Andersen is able to claim a percentage of material in its Fibrex® product as pre-consumer recycled content. SCS Global Services (SCS) has certified this amount for Andersen.

U.S. Green Building Council

Andersen Corporation is a charter member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). We continue to support the council’s efforts to transform the built environment as it focuses on green schools, green communities and education.


The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Program is a unique collaboration between EPA and the freight sector designed to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions, and improve energy security. Andersen has proudly participated in the program since 2008. Companies that participate in SmartWay transport programs save money, reduce fuel consumption and are recognized for their social responsibility and leadership.

XCEL Energy

Andersen Corporation was named an Energy Efficiency Partner by Xcel Energy in 2011, one of 110 Minnesota businesses that together saved enough energy to power more than 5,500 homes and prevent more than 29,000 tons of carbon dioxide from entering the air. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Andersen has received the award.

U.S. Green Building Council

Andersen Corporation is a charter member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). We continue to support the council’s efforts to transform the built environment as it focuses on green schools, green communities and education.

Yellowstone Park Foundation

Andersen is pleased to partner with Yellowstone National Park through the Yellowstone Park Foundation. The park’s sustainability program, the Yellowstone Environmental Stewardship (YES!) Initiative is a five-year sustainability plan that elevates the park as a worldwide leader in operational environmental stewardship.

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