Tilt Pac Double Hung Sash Replacement System

Glazing and Glass Options

Marvin windows and doors are offered in a range of glazing options to meet the performance challenges of any climate. The correct glazing selection can meet code requirements and provide optimal and cost-saving energy-efficiency. Your Marvin dealer can recommend the best choices for your region.

Glazing and Energy Performance

Insulating glass with Low E2 and argon gas come standard with Marvin products. Low E is a general term for low emissivity. Low E coatings are thin metallic layers on a glass surface that manipulate the sun’s light and heat by blocking or reflecting it. Solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) measures the amount of heat transmitted through a window.

Low E2 is an all-climate glazing featuring two layers of silver on an inside surface of IG glass. It provides year round performance and comfort. In winter it reflects heat back into the room; in summer it blocks heat from the sun.

Low E3 glazing performs well in southern climates where sun exposure is intense and cooling costs are high. Three layers of metallic silver provide the best solar heat gain performance in environments where limited solar heat transmission is preferred.

Low E1 is often selected in northern regions because of its performance characteristics. It blocks heat loss to the exterior and reflects heat back into the room. Low E1 is ideal for building designs that take advantage of the sun’s radiant heat.

Please visit your Marvin Dealer for more information on ENERGY STAR.

Glass Options

Insulating Glass
Insulating Low E Glass (with or without argon)
Single Glazing with removable Energy Panel (wood units only)

Specialty Glass Options

Marvin offers a broad range of specialty glass options, including:

Beveled
Gray Tint
Bronze Tint
Green Tint
Obscure
Flemish
Glue Chip
English 1/2" Reeded
Narrow Reeded
Austral (Cross Reeded)
Rain
Aquatex
Florex
White Laminated*
Satin Etched
Leaded
Sandblasted (SC-75)
V-Groove

* Laminated glazing is also available in clear, bronze, gray, or green with tinted interlayers.

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Screens and Combinations

  • Full Screen - Exterior screen with an aluminum clad surround. (See Exterior Clad Color Options)
  • Half Screen - Exterior screen with an aluminum clad surround. The screen covers only the lower portion of the window. (See Exterior Clad Color Options)
  • Two-lite Wood Storm Sash or Screen - A wood frame containing non-removable glass. The storm sash can be removed during the summer and replaced with a wood framed screen. Available only for wood windows.
  • Storm and Screen Combinations - A combination unit is composed of two glass panels and one screen panel. panels can be arranged in many ways: glass above screen, screen above glass or glass above glass. One of the glass panels slides behind the other for self storage when the screen is in use. Panels can be easily removed from the interior for cleaning. Available with a wood or aluminum clad surround. (See Exterior Clad Color Options)
Full Screen
Half Screen
Two-lite Wood Storm Sash or Screen
Storm and Screen Combinations

Screen Mesh Options

Charcoal High Transparency Mesh*
Charcoal Fiberglass*
Charcoal Aluminum Wire



Black Aluminum Wire
Bright Aluminum Wire
Bright Bronze Wire

* Charcoal Fiberglass mesh is standard on both wood and aluminum screen surrounds.

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