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Classic Double Hung Replacement Window
People say all windows are the same. We can tell this is not so. We would like to chit-chat about Classic Double Hung window. The manufacturer of the window is Harvey Building Products. The company is in business from 1961, it is one of the top 100 window and door manufacturers in the United Sates. Harvey Building Products has in-house vinyl recycling facilities and design lab. The company is involved into charitable home building for injured veterans. So we can see that the manufacturer is well established business and will honor window warranties.
Now let’s have a look at the Classic Double Hung replacement window
Specifications of Harvey Classic Double Hung Window
The U-Factor is 0.27, SHGC rating is 0.25. It means the window is Energy Star qualified in North Eastern States of U.S. The window comes with Low-E and Argon Gas filled glass. The design pressure rating is 50, which means the window withstands the wind blows of up to 85-90 mph.
Interior of the Classic Double Hung Window
The frame and the sashes of the window are fusion welded. No screws are used to hold them together. The thickness of the frame and sash combined is 3’’. If you have smaller windows in your house you may loose some of the glass area.
This Harvey Classic DH window has block and tackle balance system. It is one of the best balance systems, does not need any lubrication or maintenance. It is one of the most important part of the window. So you want to have it the best.
The window comes with balance covers. It adds beauty to the window and prevents any dust to get into the window channel. Night latches are standard as well. You can vent a room with the window opened just a couple of inches at the bottom or the top. The window has low profile cam lock, which enhances the interior look of the window.
Exterior of the Harvey Classic DH window
The exterior of this replacement window has pretty much slick look. The screen channel looks like part of the window and blends in well with overall window design. Classic DH window comes with standard half screen or can be upgraded to full screen. The frame of the screen is made from extruded aluminum, which makes it more durable. The fiber glass screen has a locking mechanism. That feature adds to the safety of the window, if you have small children in the house.
Energy Efficiency of the Window
Harvey Classic Double Hung Window is an Energy Star qualified window. Both sashes of the window have double weather stripping and heavy duty bulb at the bottom sash of the window. Air infiltration is about 0.07, one of the best in the window industry.
Harvey Classic Double Hung window key points
— Energy Star qualified
— the frame and sashes are fusion welded
— Well built extruded aluminum fiber glass locking screen
—balance covers are standard
— maintenance free block and tackle balance system
— lifetime warranty on all hardware and 20 years glass warranty
— the window has beveled sill, no weep holes
— the window is available in 28 exterior colors and 4 interior colors
— the thickness of the frame and sash combined is 3’’ a bit too much for the smaller windows.