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Looking Through Windows — Part 1

Selecting the right windows means juggling performance specifications, warranties, availability, and price

Posted on Aug 21 2012 by Roger Normand

[Editor's note: Roger and Lynn Normand are building a Passivhaus in Maine. This is the fifth article in a series that will follow their project from planning through construction.]

When we first began looking at windows for our Passivhaus project, we started with a list of 15 window manufacturers. We whittled the list down to two: Schüco, which on paper looked like the best European-style window, and Pella, the best North American style window.

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Image Credits:

  1. Schüco International KG
  2. Chris Briley

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