Precision built luxury steel windows and doors that are timeless, beautiful and minimalistic
Breathtaking Beauty. Breakthrough Performance
For over 20 years, Portella has pioneered new technologies that lead the industry. With our patented, thermally broken frame system, former limitations in customization simply disappear. Our innovations open up a world of possibilities for designers and architects who need impossible sightlines, the highest energy efficiency ratings and extreme durability with expressive elegance.
Now you can achieve your ultimate vision and reimagine architecture without boundaries. And we’ll be here to guide you every stop of the way.
Announcing Portella’s New Thermally Broken Profile PatentView Project
The Trend to Large Format Doors Means Complex InstallationsView Project
Portella Announces The Contemporary 3-D Metal DoorView Project
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, TX) Window WallsView Project
Joseph Fowler Homes Austin TexasView Project
Modern Office SpaceView Project
Steel Shower Enclosure Dallas TexasView Project
Roof Panels – Brian Bailey Homes, IncView Project
Bainbridge Island, Seattle WashingtonView Project
Santa Barbara Ranch Style HomeView Project
Portella Product Lines
Custom steel windows and doors from Portella feature narrow sight lines, exceptional strength, and unique sizing not to mention virtually limitless design options.
Portella is proud of our commitment to continue product development, testing and certification complience. Our doors and windows are third-party tested and have ASTM, NFRC, AAMA, and soon Florida Building Code certifications.
A Solution to Steel Window and Door Thermal Challenges
Artisan Series is a solution for luxury residential, boutique commercial applications or historical projects. Our Artisan Series is NOT a variation of existing non-thermally broken European extrusion products or “enhanced” thermally broken profiles. Portella’s Artisan specialty doors utilize a GRP (glass reinforced polyetherimide) which is a non-conducting material with steel, that combines strength and superior thermal performance. Manufacturers offering only insulated glass without addressing the thermal transfer of the frame does to solve the problem. We invite you to view the Artisan design guide on our Artisan product pages.
Portella understands what Architects are looking for. Here is what makes Portella different:
- Trademark narrow-profile sightlines
- Factory installed glass with Low-E options for maximum energy efficiency
- NFRC rated thermally broken laser fusion welded and cold-rolled options
- Wet glazed glass eliminates any possibility of moisture penetration
- Clear and concise communication from quotation to shop drawings
- Tested and engineered designs
- One point communication with knowledgeable Portella Project Managers
Blog & News
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Architecture and building materials are often in flux. Now, more than ever, the push towards sustainability and innovative design are expanding the limits of what might be a suitable, artistic, or practical building material. We see bamboo, recycled wood, and a number of other natural elements incorporated, but one thing that seems to have made […]Read