Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland ReStore Receives New Energy Star-rated Paradigm Windows Donation
In manufacturing, samples, R&D units and any error in product selection is viewed as lost material at many companies. However, the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland ReStore is reaping the rewards of those non-revenue products from Portland-based Paradigm Window Solutions.
According to ReStore Manager Andrew Smith, “the donated non-warranty Paradigm windows are top of the line in terms of energy efficiency and craftsmanship; we feel incredibly fortunate to have such a caring and dedicated window manufacturer supporting our mission.”
Paradigm Window Solutions has been a Habitat ReStore charitable partner for many years. “Our team looks forward to sharing these vinyl windows to help Habitat for Humanity provide affordable housing to our neighbors in need”, explains Paradigm Window Solutions Logistics Manager Larry Robinson. “On October 10, we filled two box trucks.”
The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland ReStore is a discount retail outlet that sells donated new and gently used building materials, appliances and furniture at greatly reduced prices. Many of the donated pieces from Paradigm Windows are currently on the sales floor. The ReStore is located at 659 Warren Avenue in Portland and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00-5:00. All of the profits from the ReStore are used to support Habitat for Humanity home building projects in the Greater Portland area.
About Paradigm Windows
Presently, Paradigm Window Solutions has openings for first and second shift production jobs, and team leaders. The manufacturer celebrates its diversity strong 200+ workforce that includes self-motivated individuals who enjoy a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and want to influence what happens in their work environment. Presently, over 40% of its employees are new Mainers.
About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland is a non-profit organization that builds communities of new energy efficient homes, sold with affordable financing, to deserving families. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need. The organization has built 87 homes in southern Maine since 1985, and they have donated over $500,000 to help build homes for more than 170 families around the world. For more information, visit habitatportlandme.org.