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5 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Exteriors, Windows 0

ShareLow-E  coatings are applied to windows to make them more energy-efficient. Low-e coatings are metal or metallic oxide and “virtually invisible”. Argo, a clear nontoxic and ordorless glas, can be applied inbetween two window panes to provide increased thermal insulation. Did you know? Low-e argon windows are available in different glazings; high, moderate and low […]

5 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Exteriors, Windows 1

ShareMost replacement windows in 2012 are double pane. A double pane window is a window that has two peices of glass with space inbetween them commonly filled with air. The decision of what your window pane is filled with can either reward you or haunt you for many decades. Argon gas greatly affects the way your windows […]

6 years ago Posted in: Exteriors, Windows 0

ShareThe Energy Trust of Oregon is offering the following cash incentive to help homeowners who are Oregon customers of Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural and Cascade Natural Gas. All windows must be installed by an Energy Trust ally contractor, like High Performance Homes, that has a current Oregon Construction Contractors Board, CCB, license. […]

6 years ago Posted in: Exteriors, Windows 0

ShareSometimes small things can turn into big problems. Clogged window drains are one of those items. If they are left unrepaired, mold can grow and it can turn into major repares in the future. What are window drain holes? Window drain holes are called weepholes. Window weepholes are found on the exterior of the frame. […]

6 years ago Posted in: Interiors, Windows 0

ShareWhat you will need: Paper Towels or a cotton cloth Window cleaner Vertical Blinds Extended Curtain Rods Extra long curtains Mirror 1. Clean you windows throughouhly. Use the window cleaner and paper towels or cloth to allow the maxium amount of light and outside scenery to enter. Windows that are clean on both sides bring […]

6 years ago Posted in: Interiors, Windows 0

ShareThere are special considerations when adding a window to your shower. The natural light you get from a window can help brighten your bathroom, but challenges can occur when placing a window near moisture, and you should also think about peeping Toms. Pro’s Having a window in the shower can provide great ventatltion when you need […]

6 years ago Posted in: Windows 0

ShareWhat is a window fin? A fin is a vinyl strip that extends over the edge of the outer window sash ans has pre-drilled holes.  The fin is a component found on new construction windows. The fin exentends on all sides of the window,  and is apart of the window assembly. Where can you find the […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Windows 0

ShareProgram Information Eligibility: Multi-Family Residential. Qualifying apartment buildings, condominiums or cooperatives must have 5 or more units. More Information: http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/light/conserve/resident/cv5_mfc.htm Program Type: Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount: Lighting: 85% discount on the installed cost with to cost control limits Insulation: 50% of costs with cost control limits Window Replacement: 3 – 5/sq. ft.   Seattle City Light provides incentives […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Windows 0

ShareWhile frost on the windows might be beautiful, it is not exactly cosy. High Performance Window technology provides an efficient and effective barrier from inclement weather.  Triple Pane Windows can reduce energy loss by up to 40 percent compared to the commercially available single pane window. Each year, windows account for and estimated 4 quadrillion […]

6 years, 1 month ago Posted in: Windows 0

ShareThe annual energy performance figures shown here assume a typical new 2250 sq. ft. house with 15% window-to-floor area. The windows are equally distributed on all four sides of the house and include typical shading (interior shades, overhangs, trees and neighboring buildings).    

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