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by npavan
Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

Thanks again homesealed. You have put rest to all my concerns and thanks for the pointer to your url and the installation seems to be equally important as the window.
by npavan
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

Thanks for clarification. Fortis R-4 is by window nation but they have pressure tactics of needing to sign up by Aug 10 for bulk purchase order if not the price is around $14K. Only Vytex potomac-hp is coming around $8500.
by npavan
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:02 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

How much of the difference or effect do we have with the AI rating. Also, is there a difference between OSI Quadcaulking and the EnrG Seal - industrial sealant?
by npavan
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

The AI rating for potomac is 0.05 and for Okna 800 it is .01 and .02 for Okna 500.

I read online that Okna uses powerlift - which is block and tackle window balance system. Vytex has constant force balance. Does the balance system matter?
by npavan
Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

Thanks again everyone and specially to homesealed for highlighting the other aspects.
by npavan
Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

Thanks for your follow up and advice home sealed.
by npavan
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

I got a quote for Okna 800 which is 3k over my budget with Vytex potomac series. My wife is worried about the budget and based on the reviews in this forum, okna 800 seems to be better than Vytex product. If I can convince my wife that this 3k is well worth spent that we could recover in the life of...
by npavan
Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Re: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

Thanks for your responses. Will contact windows on washington. If I take budgetary consideretions, which of the Vytex windows is better Fortis or Potoamc-hp series.
by npavan
Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region
Replies: 27
Views: 11157

Please advice - Which window is the best -Northern VA region

I have been shopping around for windows and have been receiving various quotes for different windows I am looking to replace about 15 windows and have got quotes ranging from $14K to $9K. Vendor 1 - Thermal Industries - Park avenue triple pane - $14K Vendor 2 - Vytex Fortis R-5 series quoted around ...