Triple / Guides

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Net Zero Energy homes Edmonton Alberta
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Net Zero Energy house in Edmonton, Alberta

...Triple pane windows containing two coats of low e film, argon gas filled glazing with insulating spacers between panes. Net Zero Energy home © Effect Home Builders Solar Electricity: Solar-electric systems located on all three homes will generate electricity to supply their own electricity n...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...Triple-glazed windows (2x more efficient than ENERGY STAR® double glazing) A double layer of low-emissivity window film selected for maximum insulating value (R6) Thermal and acoustic comfort (triple-pane windows transmit less sound than double pane). Chosen Triple-Glazed Window Brand: Elite doors and windows...

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...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...triple-pane sliding patio door means a lot of natural light, as well as passive heat collection when parked facing south. This will reduce the burden on the solar panel heating system. How to Insulate and Heat a Tiny House Energy and performance of Ben Hayward's Tiny House R-48+ walls Floors ranging from R-42...