Those who are unfamiliar with all the technical jargon surrounding windows glass replacements may be confused by the term “double Pane”. As the name implies, a double-pane window is simply put, two pieces of glass sealed together. But what else goes into a double-pane window and why are they so popular?
What are double-pane windows?
Double-pane windows use two pieces of glass that are sealed together using a special material that is designed to absorb moisture and prevent fogging. Additionally, between the two pieces of glass is an air pocket, that can be filled with air, argon, or krypton gas. The purpose of the air space is to ensure that less heat passes through the window, into or out of your home.
Advantages of Double Pane Windows
There are several advantages of double pane windows over single pane, that have made them incredibly popular among homeowners and commercial property owners alike. Here are some of the benefits of double-pane windows:
Double-pane windows are so common now, that it is nearly impossible to purchase a single-pane window anymore. If you are looking for window glass replacements, and need to replace your double-pane window, contact Gordon's Glass to schedule a free estimate.