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by gmeluk
Tue Jul 15, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: How to test thermal and solar heat transfer
Replies: 7
Views: 7665

Re: How to test thermal and solar heat transfer

Thanks for the replies. I guess I asked the question in the wrong way. What I want to do is look at the specs for the windows and then do a "home test" to determine if they are actually anywhere close to the specs. Having to close the curtains in the summer when the sun rays are striking t...
by gmeluk
Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: How to test thermal and solar heat transfer
Replies: 7
Views: 7665

How to test thermal and solar heat transfer

How can someone test thermal and solar heat transfer on installed windows. I have relatively new double hung windows and in direct sunlight they seem to be very hot and I can feel heat radiating off the window in to the room.

Thanks
by gmeluk
Wed Oct 31, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Expectation of radiating cold from new windows
Replies: 3
Views: 3930

Re: Expectation of radiating cold from new windows

Thanks for the info... Guess now I wait for a day with 0 degrees. I am doing rough math but a double pane window should be about 65% warmer than the outside temperature when the room is 70 degrees and there are calm winds. I will post what I find out for my windows for all to see asap.
by gmeluk
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Expectation of radiating cold from new windows
Replies: 3
Views: 3930

Expectation of radiating cold from new windows

I had all new replacement windows (softlite banbridge) installed this summer. Today it is 40 degrees and I feel a lot of radiating "cold" coming from them. It is also very windy (the hurricane is closing on us) but there is no drafting from any window that I can tell via the match test. Wh...
by gmeluk
Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Replace window or just the sash - MI Windows
Replies: 13
Views: 9400

Re: Replace window or just the sash - MI Windows

I would make sure that you will be getting a complete sash and not just a replacement IG unit which would require being re-glazed into the existing sash frame. Do you know if you have a vinyl window? My guess is that it is if you are certain it is an MI window.If that is the case,rot is unlikely wi...
by gmeluk
Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Replace window or just the sash - MI Windows
Replies: 13
Views: 9400

Replace window or just the sash - MI Windows

The double-hung windows in my townhome are 15 years old and are condensating between the glass. I am beginning to look at replacement. The original manufacturer is MI http://www.miwd.com/ . I called them and they offer a sash replacement (LOW-e, Argon Filled, grid) for $225 a set. That makes replace...