How important is thickness of window glass?
We are embarking on replacement of all of the windows in our home from the original single pane windows (’97 construction) to something more energy efficient, as well as meeting the storm codes for South FL. Although we’ve found a lot of valuable information online, something that I’ve yet to come across is what difference does it make to go with 5/16″ glass, vs. 7/16.”
Some of the estimators who have come to our home seem to really be pushing the 7/16″ as ‘better,’ while others are telling us that 5/16″ will work just fine. We’re looking to install Lo-E insulated windows.
Any guidance is greatly appreciated!
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