Double pane / Discussions

Is it worth investing in triple-pane windows?

...double pane, low e, or the ones with gas inside them. Any advice is appreciated, thanks. Before you go about doing a full home window replacement we would recom...

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

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

...Double wall construction © Ecohome ​​​​​ About the windows, I’m not sure I understand your question about the double and triple pane. If it were me replac...

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

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

...double-pane than triple pane, and more when the air in the home has a higher relative humidity (RH). To understand all about condensation on windows, and how to...

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?

...pane windows, depending on where you live. That, and having thermal mass in the path of the sun to absorb the heat so it can later be released as the temperatur...

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

What is the best way to seal around windows?

I took off the trim around a sliding door during the summer in search of a pesky cricket, I found the cricket but I also found big gaps between window and fram...

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

How do you know when its time to replace windows?

...pane we would probably agree, but double pane windows mean they are at least fairly modern, so repairing them could be a lot more affordable . The seals around ...

Posted by Ted Dec. 11, 2017, 12:50 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?

...double pane) and doors are all Zone 2 rated appear to have been replaced within the last 15 years. I have only been in the home since the end of Feb, but from t...

Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses

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

...pane windows instead of double pane windows costs a bit more up front but saves money in the long run, but they also lead to greater thermal comfort in your hom...

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

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

...pane windows. They are much better than double pane for performance, they result in increased thermal comfort , and they are more durable, particularly with woo...

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

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

Assuming the windows are appropriately facing south and the entire design is sound with thermal mass and good overhangs would double or triple glaze Argon fill...

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

What is the right amount of insulation for a house?

I'm looking to build a small single level passive solar orientated house with double walls or Larson truss (either would have dense pack cellulose) on a slab f...

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