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Old 12-19-2013, 07:23 PM   #1
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Thermal-pane, Tinted, Safety-glass windows

Hi,
I am in the process of ordering a Jayco Eagle Touring 28.5. I have requested every single available option including the upgraded 15,000-BTU central A/C in the Living room plus a 2nd 13,500-BTU A/C in the bedroom.

I know the standard exterior equipment comes with the G20 dark-tinted, safety-glass windows. However, I am still on the fence regarding the Thermal-pane, Tinted, Safety-glass windows.

I wouldn't be doing any extreme weather camping at all. Nothing over 110 degrees and nothing below 30 degrees.

Is the Thermal-pane windows option ($1,271) justifiable?

Do these windows serve any other purpose other than help in maintaining and/or optimizing temperature efficiency within the RV?

Thanks.
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We've got thermal pane windows and I think they help to keep the trailer warmer in winter and cooler in the summer. I don't think they serve any other function.
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I have them also and I believe they help keep outside noise outside. They are also very good in cooler weather keeping condensation off of the interior of the windows. In our old camper we had to squeegee the windows in the mornings, but not with the dual panes.
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I have them also and I believe they help keep outside noise outside. They are also very good in cooler weather keeping condensation off of the interior of the windows. In our old camper we had to squeegee the windows in the mornings, but not with the dual panes.
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Old 12-19-2013, 09:29 PM   #5
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I'd say it would help alot with the condensation in colder weather. We have to wipe ours down with towels each morning, but only drawback for the kind of camping we do.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:48 AM   #6
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Ditto the above! I have the and love them, seem well worth the cost just in the condensation issue. But they keep heat and cold out better too!
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I wouldn't be without them. We don't cold-weather camp very much, but they help keep the hot air out.
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Old 12-20-2013, 10:21 AM   #8
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Had a Designer for nine years without the Thermo pane windows . The new rig has them in and what a difference. Wouldn't own another rig without them. All the post above say it all !!
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Another vote for thermo pane windows for all the reasons others have mentioned. I also would not buy another rig without them.
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I wouldn't be doing any extreme weather camping at all. Nothing over 110 degrees and nothing below 30 degrees.
PK, what part of our great country will you be visiting?
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