Windows for New Construction

Window Selection Tool

Use the Window Selection Tool for new construction to compare performance of 20 different window types in your location. The Window Selection Tool will take you through a series of design conditions pertaining to your design and location. It is a step-by-step decision-making tool to help determine the most energy efficient window for your house.

Window Selection Process

This section provides step-by-step guidance on the window selection process for new construction windows including issues of code, energy, durability, and installation.

Window Installation

This section is to provide guidance to ensure that proper installation is necessary for optimal window performance, to ensure an airtight fit and avoid water leakage.

Window Selection Tool for New Construction Windows in New Homes

  • Compare how various window or skylight types affect estimated energy cost for a typical house in your location.
  • Get general feedback on certain design conditions such as orientation, shading and window area.
  • Find manufacturers who offer windows and skylights within the categories shown.
  • Learn more about manufacturers’ specific product options.