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Common Double Pane Window Sizes

October 10, 2010

Double pane windows use a glass configuration that was considered a major advancement in energy efficiency when it was developed and is now used by most window companies for their standard windows. Double pane windows have two panes of glass in each sash to provide a thermal break that assists in insulating the home from exterior temperatures.

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Double pane glass is available in just about any style of window and can be a major improvement for your home if you have the older single pane windows. Some of the more popular styles that offer double pane glass are double and single-hung, casement, and sliding windows, and each style has numerous standard double pane window sizes to choose from, so you should be able to find a size to fit just about any opening.

Many homeowners find it easier to replace their existing windows with the same style of windows, but with the many common double pane windows sizes available, there may be no problem changing styles to give your home a new look. Double and single-hung windows have standard double pane window sizes that can range from 28 inches to 36 inches wide and 52 inches to 74 inches tall. The most common double pane windows sizes for casements range from 24 inches to 36 inches wide and 32 inches to 48 inches tall and you can double the widths to get a pretty good idea of common sliding window sizes.

There are many sizes available outside of these common ranges, and you can also try styles such as awning, hopper, or picture windows for an even larger variety of sizes. If your openings are unique in size, many window companies also have the ability to build custom-sized double pane windows to fit just about any sized opening.


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