The Klingenblog: Does Your Job Require You to Choose or Spec Windows? We Want to Hear From You!

In this week’s blog post, Phius Product Certification Manager Michael Franco breaks down the challenges of choosing the right windows for passive house projects and invites you to Phius' upcoming roundtable event to discuss what data points are most important when selecting windows.

Windows are critical to the function of any building, especially a passive one. We as building occupants and passive building practitioners have come to expect a lot from these transparent feats of engineering.

Our windows must let in light, but also the right amount of heat from the sun. Depending on the climate of residence, the “right amount of heat” may be as little as possible. Windows in climates with long cooling seasons are often asked to reflect a significant portion of the heat that is packaged together with the sunlight we need.

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Categories: Fenestration