Wasco Vinyl Replacement Windows
Credit: Wasco Windows
What makes this product green?
- Reduces heating and cooling loads
Milwaukee-based Wasco Windows specializes in 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). replacement windows with high-performance 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. options. Some Wasco Windows use German profiles made of PVC with glass-fiber reinforcement. These low–U-factor (between 0.19 and 0.20) profiles are available on Wasco's triple-glazed tilt-and-turn windows; their 1.38"-thick high-solar-gain triple-glazing is specifically intended for northern climates. Center-of-glass specifications for this type of glazing are U-0.133, with a solar heat gain coefficient(SHGC) The fraction of solar gain admitted through a window, expressed as a number between 0 and 1. of 0.566.
Manufacturer InformationWasco Windows
5070 N. 124th St.
Milwaulkee, WI 53007
Nov 2, 2012 4:30 PM ET