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Old 08-13-2015, 08:47 PM   #1
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Double or single pane windows???

We are about to place an order for the Northpoint 377 and are not sure to get the single or double pane windows. We live in Minnesota and camp from April to October with a rare trip South in the middle of the winter. It is a $995 option. Should we get it or save the money??
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We are about to place an order for the Northpoint 377 and are not sure to get the single or double pane windows. We live in Minnesota and camp from April to October with a rare trip South in the middle of the winter. It is a $995 option. Should we get it or save the money??
Double pane Holds heat out and cold in during the summer and warm in and cold out winters. I wouldn't be without - just my opinion.
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If you plan on using your furnace much, get the double pane. Single pane sweats really bad in cold weather. Wish I had double pane.
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If you plan on using your furnace much, get the double pane. Single pane sweats really bad in cold weather. Wish I had double pane.
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Old 08-14-2015, 06:36 AM   #5
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Definite yes for dual pane windows with one word of caution if your new rig will have frame-less windows. All dual pane windows will get moisture between the panes over time. While the windows can be removed, disassembled, and resealed the cost of this repair for frame-less windows is double the cost of frame windows for the same work. This is based on one company's charges that I used this past December. $225.00/window for frame windows, $450.00/window for frame-less.

I totally agree with a previous post about condensation. I full time and have been in weather down to 8 degrees many times with zero condensation. My rig is quieter as well.
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This is our first one without Thermal pane glass. So far it's ok in the summer, I'm waiting for colder weather to see if it was a wise choice.
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We love our 31.5 RLTS. The one thing that I wish I could do over would be to have thermopane windows. We bought it off the lot and it wasn't an option. If I was ordering, it wouldn't be any doubt.
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I would gladly have paid the extra as well. I also bought off the lot, so I didn't have the option. If I were ordering, I would definitely do it.
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We ordered double pane on our 375BHFS and agree they have eliminated the sweating that the single pane windows are notorious for. Personally, I like the way they look, but cannot honestly say they have helped much with keeping the camper any cooler or warmer. In fact, I noticed on all of my windows, the weather strip they install between the glass and side of the camper has approximately 3/4" gap at the bottom, which in the winter will allow a slight draft to come through. I have checked with Jayco, and was told this slight gap is left by design.
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We have the dual panes on our new coach and you can literally feel the difference from outside to inside, they make a huge difference in heat coming in thru the windows. One of the best options we added in my opinion.
Just my .02, good luck with your new unit.
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