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Windows – Glass: Single vs double pane glass efficiency

Posted on March 10, 2016 | Windows

In this third and final part on our window series we will look at the different glass options and glazing efficiency used to make window sashes. We have all heard of single and double-pane glass. But what does it mean? If double-pane is better than single-pane, is triple-pane better than double-pane? However, along with the…

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Windows – Materials: Vinyl vs wood

Posted on February 27, 2016 | Tips, Windows

In this second part on our window series we will define the different materials used in the construction of the window sash and frame. Wood — The first material in windows and doors, wood windows produce higher R-values, are unaffected by temperature extremes, and are less prone to condensation. Many wood windows feature aluminum or vinyl…

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Windows – Styles: Casement vs double hung

Posted on February 12, 2016 | Windows

Windows – Styles: Casement vs double hung In the world of windows there are many options to consider: style — casement vs double hung, material — vinyl vs wood, and glass — single vs double pane among others. In this first of three articles on windows we will define each of the primary window styles….

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