Any UV filtering?

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Stranman
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Any UV filtering?

#1 Post by Stranman » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:30 am

I don't see any indication of % UV filtering/blocking on any of the window sites I looked at: SoftLite or Okna.

Am I misunderstood to think that a Deluxe Double Glazed from Okna does not offer any UV protection for my furniture, etc?

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Re: Any UV filtering?

#2 Post by EcoStar Remodeling » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:43 pm

Most double pane glass used in windows blocks between 84%-99% of UV radiation. How much depends on the specific package you choose.

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Re: Any UV filtering?

#3 Post by HomeSealed » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:58 pm

You are misunderstanding it as Eco alluded to. Some packages protect better than others, however, it is pretty much a non-issue as any low-e coating (or similar) will provide excellent UV protection... Great choice in Okna, btw.

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Re: Any UV filtering?

#4 Post by Stranman » Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:09 pm

Thanks, that's what I thought.

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Re: Any UV filtering?

#5 Post by Windows on Washington » Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:28 pm

+1

Standard Low-e will block +80% as the two pros above me stated.

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