Monthly Archives: February 2015

Time out for an RV trip!

Yep, we are retired and I have always wanted to be able to get away in the RV for a couple of weeks. So we left for two weeks in February to explore New Mexico. On the way back we … Continue reading

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Window and Door Performance

The best performance is expensive, but is it more expensive than it is worth? I hope not! Here are the tested performance values for the 525-S Alpen window and doors that I chose. All the 525-S window panels are glazed … Continue reading

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More Window and Door Decisions

I spent the whole morning with Mark Attard from AE and we finalized the order for the windows and doors. I was not completely happy with the limit on door options, but I hope I picked the best of each … Continue reading

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Alpen 525-S Windows

Alpen HPP makes “cadillac” windows in my opinion. The specifications are far beyond Milgard as I’ve pointed out, and they have a lot of information available about their windows on their website that shows the quest for very high energy … Continue reading

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AE Building Systems

I was fortunate to be referred to Mark Attard at AE when I contacted Alpen for a quote. He is very involved in the Passive House interest group in Colorado and AE Building Systems carries a full line of products … Continue reading

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