U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Federal Energy Management Program
New and Underutilized Technology: High R-Value Windows
The following information outlines key deployment considerations for high R-value windows within the Federal sector.
High R-value windows are highly insulated windows rated at triple pane, R5 or greater (U value 0.22 and lower).
High R-value windows are appropriate for deployment within most building categories. These windows should be considered in building design, renovation, or during window replacement projects.
Key Factors for Deployment
High R-value windows are available within the Federal sector and should be considered in building design, renovation, or during window replacement projects.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has a volume purchasing program in place.
DOE has a research goal of an R10 window for deployment.
Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are ranked 0-5 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 5 representing the highest ranking. The weighted score is ranked 0-100 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 100 representing the highest ranking.
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