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by countryliving
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: What is too dark?
Replies: 11
Views: 3333

Re: What is too dark?

OP I just thought I would put this out there. Not trying to convince you one way or the other. But I have triple paned OKNA windows in my house which have a VT rating of 42. They are fine. They don't make the house look too dark/gloomy. They don't really change the look and color of the landscape ou...
by countryliving
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna
Replies: 11
Views: 3467

Re: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna

Just thought I would give an update. I went with the Provia Endure vinyl patio doors with triple glaze- LowE with krypton gas. That puts the U-factor down to 0.18, SHGC is 0.25, VT is 0.42 and Condensation resistance is 67. I believe the Air Infiltration is .04. They are exquisite doors. The sliding...
by countryliving
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna
Replies: 11
Views: 3467

Re: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna

I haven't spoken to a dealer yet. So what options do you need to know about?
by countryliving
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna
Replies: 11
Views: 3467

Re: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna

Thanks for the information but odd that no one is familiar with the Provia opening clearance? Anyhow, I have another question about the critical numbers for each brand. Consider a standard 72x80" sliding door with two glass panes, argon gas, soft low-E coating, and most energy efficient spacers and ...
by countryliving
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna
Replies: 11
Views: 3467

Patio Door Slider - Provia or Okna

Hi everyone, I am looking into a new patio door. It seems that both Provia and Okna are pretty highly regarded. Can anyone discuss pros and cons between these two? The door I will be replacing is 72 x 80 basement walkout. It is hard to find numbers like U-factor on a door like this. Also, one concer...