Architects and Specifiers


First product drawings and technical information are available on the EBOSS website.

EBOSS is an online library for specifiers which hosts a range of product catalogues.

The First online technical manual includes product data sheets, installation drawings and sectional details for a range of configurations on each of our products.  Profile sections are supplied in a range of drawing formats – PDF, DWF, DWG, DXF. Revit (RFA) details are available for most product ranges including Residential Series ThermalHEART, Metro Series, Metro Series ThermalHEART, APL Architectural Series and Commercial Series.


Detailed specification clauses for First products are available on the Masterspec website under APL Window Solutions.

Masterspec serves the New Zealand construction industry with a pre-formatted up-to-date database of specification clauses, using an online interface to structure, edit, add support documentation and output to multiple formats. 

The APL specifications available on Masterspec cover all product ranges. 

APL specifications are also available on the Smartspec website.

Technical Advice

Our advisory service draws on the wide expertise of the technical advisory team at APL.  The service can be accessed in the following ways:

P: 07 849 8888



Manufacturer advice – our First manufacturers are in your local area and have a wealth of experience in meeting specifier design requests and queries on technical issues.  Because of their involvement in manufacturing and installation on a daily basis, manufacturer advice is highly practical.  Contact your local manufacturer

Marketing and sponsorships

For all enquiries about marketing and sponsorships, or media requests please contact:

P: 07 849 2113


Note: please do not send product enquiries or quote requests to this email address

General Enquiries

For general enquiries please contact:

P: 07 849 2113


Note: please do not send product enquiries or quote requests to this email address


Covid-19 Alert Level 2 and 3

All Auckland, Northland and some Waikato based First Windows & Doors manufacturers are open for business with strict adherence to Level 3 guidelines, thus their showrooms are closed until further notice. All other First Windows & Doors manufacturers nationwide re-opened on September 8, 2021 with strict adherence to the Level 2 guidelines. We encourage you to interact with our Chatbot during this time for immediate assistance.