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Suspended-film insulating glass windows are high-performance windows
Windows and doors

Suspended-film insulating glass windows - A definitive guide for these high-performance windows

...triple pane framing systems designed for glass units between 1.50" and 2.25" thick, ask any triple-glazed window manufacturers for a quote to include this type of glazing unit. Alternatively, for non-opening glazed areas - it is possible to install some suspended-film insulating glass units as a frameless option straig...

When should you replace windows
Windows and doors

When should you replace old windows?

...triple pane usually means an additional 20-25% on the sticker price, and there is a relatively quick payback on that added investment that comes from energy savings if in the end you are going to buy some. Beyond energy savings, a triple pane window offers greater durability, reduced sound transmission and a noticeably...

How to choose Triple pane, high performance windows
Windows and doors

Our top tips for buying high-performance windows

...triple pane glazing. SHGC > 0,6. 3. The Difference choosing a Very high quality triple pane glazing and frame, entry-level Passivhaus certified. 0,3 ≤ SHGC ≤ 0,6. Choosing windows based on home orientation When you start shopping in the area of high performing windows bear in mind which direction they f...

Beautiful LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.
LEED Homes

A beautiful lakeside LEED Platinum home

...triple glazing, solar shading, passive ventilation and daylighting, and a geothermal system are just some of the features of this LEED Gold-targeted project. LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario.© Shai Gil Photography LEED home in Mulmur, Ontario. © Shai Gil Photography ...

Real estate

Real estate

...triple-pane Quality mechanical systems - iare they old or new? Check model numbers online for reviews and efficiency Some of the above items are fairly self-explanatory, other topics will be explored at greater depth in other articles. And just because a home you like doesn't score an A+ on all the above criter...

Correct window installation details
Windows and doors

How to install windows

...triple-glazed argon-filled wood frame windows from Quebec high performance window manufacturer Elite . Windows on the north, east and west have been selected for maximum insulation, and differ from windows on the south which have been selected for maximum heat gain. see here to know which type of window frame to choose...

Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto, Canadian Green Building winner
Real estate

This beautiful Renovation in Toronto is a Canadian Green Building Award Winner

...triple glazing , and mechanical ventilation with energy recovery aid in minimizing space-conditioning requirements. The Passive solar and ambient cooling design, warm in winter, cool in summer Green space is increased with the installation of green roofs , each with its own unique characte...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...triple-glazed windows, allowing a generous amount of natural light to stream in. Ideal for an overwhelming feeling of calm, well-being and connection to the outside. You'll also notice the extended eaves which provide enhanced protection from the summer heat, and at just the right angle can also offer free passive heat...

How radiant floors work
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

How to design for thermal comfort in a home

...triple-pane window on a really cold night. Despite the monetary investment we make to buy a home and the amount of time we spend in it, true thermal comfort isn't even on the radar of most new homes being designed and built. The walls just meet the minimum requirements of building codes, windows are usually just doub...

PSI

Case Study: Kenogami House, Saguenay, Quebec

...triple pane, fibreglass framed, argon filled with an average R value of 4.5. Window glazing is 91% south facing to avoid heat loss and maximise solar heat gain. Exterior durability measures include a metal roof and fascia, electrically controlled exterior shutters, stone and red spruce siding. Heat recovered ventil...

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed Modern Green prefab tiny house kit home
Tiny house

Le Refuge - An Architect-Designed modern Green prefab tiny house kit home

...triple-glazed with Low-e coatings for maximum performance and UV protection of interior finishes and furniture. If living in 500 square feet seems just a little too cozy for you, keep in mind that plans can be modified too. You can work with the manufacturers to customize the design and increase floor space, even t...