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by larjenjojo
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Soft-Lite Imperial LS vs Simonton 6500
Replies: 2
Views: 1202

Soft-Lite Imperial LS vs Simonton 6500

I've narrowed my choices to two windows...looking to what the experts think. I'm leaning towards the Simonton because in addition to exceeding the NFRC guidelines, the fact sheet states the U Factor and SHGC are for the whole window, not just center glass. Does anyone know about the Soft-Lite Imperi...
by larjenjojo
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Window Industry
Topic: Comparing Apples with Apples
Replies: 18
Views: 10165

Re: Comparing Apples with Apples

Thanks for all of your help everyone! I'm glad I came across this forum before deciding which window to buy. I live in MD so the winter months can be a bit chilly. I've been focused on getting the lowest SHGC possible, so the tip about those being for warmer climates is definitely helpful! The Slocu...
by larjenjojo
Mon Sep 20, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: Window Industry
Topic: Comparing Apples with Apples
Replies: 18
Views: 10165

Re: Comparing Apples with Apples

[quote="larjenjojo"]Also, I had one person come out and tell me about a new Slocum (sp?) window with a U-Factor of .23 and SHGC of .19 or .18 (he didn't bring the sample, because there's only one in the office because it's so new). He's coming back tomorrow with the sample and brochure. Is anyone fa...
by larjenjojo
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:50 am
Forum: Window Industry
Topic: Comparing Apples with Apples
Replies: 18
Views: 10165

Comparing Apples with Apples

I'm in the process of purchasing windows and I feel like each company has good products, but with each estimate, the salesperson provides information about their windows that another sales person has not. Besides the U-Factor, SHGC, Visible Transmittance, R factor and AAMA certification, are there o...