Double or Triple pane windows / Discussions

Is it worth investing in triple-pane windows?

...windows , but the short story is as follows: Triple pane windows from our research will usually pay for themselves in the long run, as will gas filled windows. ...

Posted by K.P. July 8, 2017, 12:39 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?

...windows yet? We have a page on how to choose the best windows and what to look for in window performance. Choosing triple pane windows instead of double pane wi...

Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What is the best way to seal around windows?

...ork, it looks like there might be caulking around windows and door on the outside. Now I'm wondering if there is any insulation around any of the windows and do...

Posted by Bryan Squirrell Oct. 8, 2019, 8:53 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

What windows should you use when trying to build a Passive House?

...double pane for performance, they result in increased thermal comfort , and they are more durable, particularly with wood. The interior surface of triple-pane w...

Posted by Raoul Lions Jan. 25, 2019, 2:18 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?

...double and triple pane. If it were me replacing windows, I would certainly purchase triple-pane for efficiency as well as comfort, but you do not need more than...

Posted by Sasha June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

If a passive house is designed well is it worth the extra cost for Low E window coatings?

...windows below and above for ventilation. Low-E coatings are something we always recommend whether you’re installing double or triple glazed windows . So when yo...

Posted by Joe Van Kuren June 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses

Is it normal that condensation forms on the windows of my new home?

...or your comments! Condensation forms when humid air comes in contact with cold surfaces. So you will get more condensation with double-pane than triple pane, an...

Posted by Kevin Newman April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Can south facing windows and glass doors, double glazed, be used to collect passive solar heat?

...oriented to the south, and ideally even triple pane windows, depending on where you live. That, and having thermal mass in the path of the sun to absorb the hea...

Posted by Sue Whall June 5, 2020, 8:13 a.m. Passive solar home design 2 Responses

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

...orth of loose fill cellulose in the truss space. I'll hopefully be able to spend the money on Duxton or Kohltech windows/doors. Electric boiler for in floor rad...

Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 Responses