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by xpro
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Window Products, Quotes & Installations
Topic: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)
Replies: 17
Views: 7810

Re: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)

I was just at a Pella seminar and they have a tested triple pane with 3mm, 4mm and 5 mm which test at 36. That would be Lifestyles triple pane STC For sound reduction acrylic storm panels you will need to go to 1/4" thick to get the benefit yuo are looking for. theWindownerd.com I will be getting q...
by xpro
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Window Products, Quotes & Installations
Topic: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)
Replies: 17
Views: 7810

Re: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)

Even regular glass of the same thickness has a better STC rating better than and plexiglass , so no it would not be better than laminated if the same thickness. Interior storms typically would have a lower STC rating than an exterior storm because of the larger airspace between glass panes. Casemen...
by xpro
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Window Products, Quotes & Installations
Topic: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)
Replies: 17
Views: 7810

Re: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)

Windows on Washington wrote: Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:14 pm Same video from the other site. Make an interior storm window out of plexiglass or lexan.
Do you know any manufactures that make that? Is plexiglass or lexan better at blocking road noise than laminated glass?
by xpro
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Window Products, Quotes & Installations
Topic: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)
Replies: 17
Views: 7810

Re: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)

It looks like Marvin is a storm window to get there numbers that high. Anything in high 30’s and 40’s “should” meet your goals. When we did airport programs. Using Marvin’s I believe the STC rating was around 38. This was with there standard glass package (no laminated glass) and an exterior storm ...
by xpro
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Window Products, Quotes & Installations
Topic: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)
Replies: 17
Views: 7810

Re: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)

Today I found out about Marvin windows while I was searching for STC related threads. Looks like Marvin has double hung windows which achieve STC in the 40s. https://www3.marvin.com/WebDoc/Marvin%20ADM%20Product%20Performance.pdf There is a dealer nearby my house. I just have to make sure the models...
by xpro
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Window Products, Quotes & Installations
Topic: Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)
Replies: 17
Views: 7810

Windows with highest STC rating available in North Florida (Jakcsonville)

I'm looking for windows with the highest STC rating available in Jacksonville, FL. The highest I have found so far is the Simonton 5500 with laminated glass with has an STC rating of 34. I still have doubts that it will be enough to block out most of the noise. I would be comfortable with something ...