Gienow Wood and Vinyl Windows

Credit: Gienow Windows and Doors

What makes this product green?

  • Reduces heating and cooling loads


Gienow offers wood and vinylCommon term for polyvinyl chloride (PVC). In chemistry, vinyl refers to a carbon-and-hydrogen group (H2C=CH–) that attaches to another functional group, such as chlorine (vinyl chloride) or acetate (vinyl acetate). high-performance windows, with or without aluminum claddingMaterials used on the roof and walls to enclose a house, providing protection against weather. . According to the NFRC product database, Gienow windows achieve U-Factors as low as 0.14 for wood and 0.15 for vinyl. Sol-R 3 Shield 366 glazingWhen referring to windows or doors, the transparent or translucent layer that transmits light. High-performance glazing may include multiple layers of glass or plastic, low-e coatings, and low-conductivity gas fill. is triple-glazed with two low-e coatings and two argonInert (chemically stable) gas, which, because of its low thermal conductivity, is often used as gas fill between the panes of energy-efficient windows. -filled spaces and achieves a center-of-glass R-valueMeasure of resistance to heat flow; the higher the R-value, the lower the heat loss. The inverse of U-factor. of 8.33, according to the company. Several colors and cladding options are available, including interior wood trim for vinyl windows. Gienow offers a two-year warranty on its windows, and depending on the exact configuration, up to a 20-year warranty extension may be available.

Additional Info

Product Attributes

  • Minimum NFRC U-factor: 0.14

Manufacturer Information

Gienow Windows and Doors
7140 - 40 St. SE
Calgary, AB T2C 2B6
Phone: 403-203-8200
Fax: 403-230-9309
Toll-free: 800-297-6102

Listed in: Plastic Windows, Wood Windows