Windows to use in a north-facing Northern California home?
We are in the process on planning a remodel for our home. As part of the remodel we would like to have a “view” wall on the northern side of our house, where the deck entrance is(so we’d have doors too).
What kind of windows/doors would gba members recommend? My current thinking is to use some PVC tilt&turn door-sized european windows(eg imported from Poland) + some fixed windows. However I have not narrowed down any potential windows suppliers yet.
Where should I look for large, efficient, yet cost-effective window options for a cooling climate?
Ideally we’d end up with something like attached home, but I don’t think steel-framed walls + floor to ceiling windows are affordable or efficient. We are not looking for passive-house level performance, just above-average thermal insulation. Sorry for this is so open-ended, but I haven’t come across many resources on building walls with large window area.