Product Trends: Efficient Style for Windows


Qualified Remodeler featured must-haves homeowners seek when purchasing windows, including performance, contemporary appeal, and meeting remodelers’ needs.

Energy efficiency tends to be one of the most important factors buyers consider. For most replacement-window buyers, dual -pane replacements with low-E coatings and argon gas insulation are the go-to option, says Kris Hanson, senior manager of product management at Marvin. “What we are seeing is that, typically, the windows being replaced are very energy-inefficient, so the bulk of the market is dual-pane, insulated glass,” he says. “It’s a real upgrade, usually, over the windows being replaced.”

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