Every detail plays an important role in the appearance of your windows. VWD offers a wide variety of internal glass treatments and grill styles to complement your décor while adding appeal.
The best glass for most applications in a northern climate. It has a very high retention rate of the heat in your home in winter and prevents heat gain in summer. Since as much as 95% of your energy expense for heating and cooling combined goes for heating, this glass is more cost effective than other glass without a high SHGC.
Solar Gain Low E Glass has a higher Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) than other Low E glass designed for southern markets in order to retain the Solar Heat that provides FREE winter heat for the homeowner.
Is chosen for uses where cooling costs outweigh heating costs in your energy usage, or where summer discomfort from heat build-up should be an important concern. This is the best glass for most applications in a southern climate. It has a very high reflection rate of the radiant outside heat to prevent heat gain in summer and in winter it still retains radiant heat once you turn on your furnace!
Solar Shield has a lower Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) in order to minimize Solar Heat Gain that results in extra work for your air conditioning unit.
E-Clean Glass combines the benefits of Solar Shield LOW E with unique outer glass coating that gradually breaks down dirt while causing rain to sheet.
This remarkable glass is actually two sheets of glass permanently bonded to a tough, durable plastic interlayer. Laminated glass won't shatter like ordinary glass and the resilient interlayer resists repeated blows from common handheld weapons including bricks, hammers, bats, and crowbars. Because the glass must be cut from both sides, glass cutters are virtually useless as a burglary tool. Laminated glass offers a significant contribution toward protecting your family and irreplaceable valuables.
Laminated glass is also valuable in reducing sound transmission into your home. The plastic interlayer dampens the transmission of outdoor noise, traffic, overhead aircraft, lawn mowers, power tools, barking dogs and other sources of noise pollution!