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windows4u---SOFT-LITE ELEMENTS

#1 Post by advanced_energy » Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:32 pm

i see on your site that you sell soft-lite. any way to post a picture of the inerior frame like you did with schuco? i went to soft lites site and the pic is'nt big enough. want to see what that design is all about. seems like a hell of a window.

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#2 Post by Window4U (IL) » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:13 pm

Here is a picture of the Elements.... The two locks double as tilt-in for cleaning mechanisms. It gives it a cleaner look.

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#3 Post by advanced_energy » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:19 pm

looking at the design on the inerior,is it similar to schuco? when you first saw the "elemenst" window,was there a WOW factor with the appearance?
how do your customers respond to Gorells design on the frame?
and thank you,very nice of you to post this kind of stuff for us.

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#4 Post by dutch » Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:32 am

What factor do each of those numbers (.16 .24 .40) refer to?

Is this a double pane?

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#5 Post by WindowInfo » Mon Mar 02, 2009 6:51 am

.16
U-Factor measures the rate of heat transfer and tells you how well the window insulates. The lower the U-Factor, the better the window insulates. U-Factor values generally range from 0.25 to 1.25.

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.24
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) measures the fraction of solar energy admitted and tells you how well the product blocks heat caused by sunlight. The lower the SHGC, the less solar heat the window transmits. SHGC is measured on a scale of 0 to 1; values typically range from 0.25 to 0.80

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.40
Visible Transmittance (VT) measures the amount of light the window lets through. The higher the VT, the more light you see. VT is measured on a scale of 0 to 1; values generally range from 0.20 to 0.80.

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#6 Post by dutch » Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:29 am

Window4U (IL) wrote:Here is a picture of the Elements.... The two locks double as tilt-in for cleaning mechanisms. It gives it a cleaner look.

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With a u-factor of .16, I am assuming this would have to be a triple pane, correct?

What is the STC rating for that window?

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#7 Post by Windows on Washington » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:32 pm

That is a triple pane window and triple pane has no effect on STC. The STC on the window is likely the same that it is in a double pane and potentially less if the double pane is equip with double strength glass.

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