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Are Argon Gas Filled Insulated Windows Worth The Cost?

December 3, 2020

One of the most frequently asked questions consumers have when purchasing a new window for their home is whether or not Argon gas filling is worth the cost in insulating glass units. Argon gas is added to the spacer within the glass unit and designed to increase insulation. Depending on the size and type of […]

What is the Difference Between “R Value” vs. “U Value” of Glass

November 18, 2020

Question: What is the “R-Value” of Glass? Glass Detective, Can you tell me how to calculate the “R-Value” of glass based on its “U-Value”? I have an issue with a building inspector in my town based on energy codes, and my wall area must achieve a certain overall “R-Value” for me to get a certificate […]

What is the Best Type of Glass for a Solarium?

October 7, 2019

Join the Glass Detective as he takes on The Case of the Solarium Selection. Learn all about sunroom glass and the importance of striking the right balance between clarity and insulation.

The Case of Improving the “U” Value of Glass

August 14, 2018

Need to increase the "U" Value of your windows? The Glass Detective discusses how this could be achieved with window film. See more here and learn how to increase your glass's "U" Value.

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