Posts Tagged ‘ triple pane IG ’

Carry On My Wayward Son

Mar 2nd, 2023

With Energy Star 7 looming on the horizon, I am seeing fabricators considering one of three main paths. The Wayward Sons With requirements becoming more difficult and costly to meet, some fabricators are simply not going to do it any longer, but they will “carry on” (like the song by rock group Kansas) with an […]

Window Technology of the Future: Boldly Go Where No Glass Has Gone Before

Sep 22nd, 2022

I was visiting a customer yesterday discussing the upcoming revised Energy Star requirements that will go into effect sometime in mid-2023 (Energy Star 7.0). He felt confident that, utilizing triple-pane insulating glass (IG) configurations, the majority of his window designs would meet the new U-value criteria, even in the Northern climate zone. This led to […]

Ready, Set, Go

Aug 4th, 2022

Well, here we are once again heading for a new version of Energy Star that will begin in 2023 with even tougher requirements. As I completed my travels during the first half of this year, I noticed an overall lack of concern regarding the upcoming Energy Star changes. My customers seemed focused on the present […]