Deciding what style and material of windows to use on your new home will be one of the most important decisions you will make. Windows add warmth, beauty and light to your home. Since they are one of the most visible features of your home from both the inside and out, you'll want to make a wise and practical choice. Our editor's have selected some of the most innovative and energy-efficient windows on the market to help guide you through this important product selection.
Get Creative With Round Tops
Make an ordinary room extraordinary by adding a quarter-round, half-round or elliptical window above any standard Integrity® window unit to add light and drama to your living space. Key features include their low maintenance Ultrex® exterior with pine exterior, Low E insulated glass and optional divided lights, 85 unique round top styles, grilles between the glass and wood interior grilles for a classic look.
Attractive Green Designs
Creating an attractive view just got easier with Ply Gem's® suite of Mira Premium Series® aluminum-clad wood windows. This new line of energy-efficient windows provides the design flexibility to choose the shape, size and color to perfectly match your home's architectural style and interior design. Also check out their new 1500 Vinyl Collection which consists of single hung, sliding, and casement windows that are energy-efficient and easily customizable.
Innovative & Versatile Designs
No matter what the architectural style or size of your new home, the Montecito® vinyl window collection by Milgard® is an excellent choice because they custom make each window to your home's exact specifications at no extra charge or extended lead time. All windows feature a broad range of operating styles, innovative features like their award-winning SmartTouch® lock and meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® performance requirements in all zones.
You'll also want to check out Milgard's® Montecito® Series vinyl patio doors, which are specifically designed for new construction. They are energy efficient, easy to operate and available in a wide range of styles to complement your home's design.
Custom Window Designs
The Majesta Double Hungs are Kolbe's® newest product in the Ultra Series® line. All units are custom made so you can create a unique design that is both beautiful and functional. It's also available with triple insulating glass, making it one of the most energy-efficient windows on the market. The Ultra Series® is an extensive product line, that also includes casements, push-out casements, awnings, Traditional and Sterling double hung, sliders, patio and entrance doors — all to complement one another.