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Spacers (window)


Panes in double and triple glazed widows use spacers in between the panes to separate the glass. Spacers can be aluminum, rubber or silicon foam. Silicon spacers provide durability noise reduction, are highly UV-resistant and help reduce condensation and energy costs

SuperSpacer® warm edge technology


The silicone spacer around the interior perimeter of North Star windows. Keeps panes the right space apart and boosts energy savings.

Thermo-hygrometer


Thermo-hygrometer

A thremo-hygrometer is a device that can measure temperature and humidity together. This device can be used as a monitor when trying to reduce condensation levels on windows in a home.

Transom


The glass above the door, in it’s own jamb. The glass can match the door glass as well.

Triple glazing


Use of three panes of glass in a window to increase energy efficiency, reduce condensation and provide other performance benefits.

Triple Weather Seal


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U-Value or U-factor


The measurement of the heat gain or loss through glass due to the difference between indoor and outdoor air temperatures is called the u-value or u-factor. It quantifieshow well a product prevents heat from escaping a home or building. U-value ratings generally fall between 0.2 and 1.2.

Visual Transmittance (VT)


Visual transmittance (VT) indicates the amount of light in the visible portion of the spectrum that passes through a glazing material. (the lower the number, the less of the sun’s heat is transmitted through the glass.

Window balance


A spring or weight that holds the sash in any vertical location.

Window Chambers


Tiny spaces within window sash or frame that act like insulating air pockets and add strength.

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