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Glass Options

Glass for every region. Confidence for every project.

Andersen Glass Performance Options

The Right Glass For Any Situation

From SmartSun™ glass that blocks 95% of the sun's harmful UV rays to PassiveSun™ glass that brings the heat from sunlight into your home, there's an Andersen high-performance option for every project.  Check with your Andersen dealer for the selections that are ENERGY STAR® certified in your area.

Choosing The Right Glass

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Glass Options

High-Performance Low-E / Low-E4® Glass

Excellent thermal performance for climates where both heating and cooling costs are a concern.  Energy efficient Low-E glass options are available in all Andersen® product lines. 

Available on: A-Series, 400 Series,  200 Series*, 100 Series*

(*Low-E4® glass not available for 100 Series or 200 Series products.)

High-Performance Low-E / Low-E4® Sun Glass

Outstanding thermal performance in southern climates where less solar heat gain is desired. It's tinted for maximum protection from the effects of intense sunlight while providing all the benefits of Low-E4® glass. 

Available on: A-Series, 400 Series,  200 Series*

High-Performance Low-E / Low-E4® SmartSun™ Glass

It gives you the benefits of Low-E4® glass, plus it helps shield your home from the sun's heat and filters out 95% of harmful UV rays while letting sunlight shine through.

Available on: A-Series, 400 Series,  200 Series*, 100 Series*

High-Performance Low-E/Low-E4® PassiveSun® Glass

A great solution for cold climates where solar heat gain is desired.  Ideal for passive solar applications.

Available on: A-Series, 400 Series

High-Performance Triple-Pane Glass

Three panes of glass combine with either argon gas blend or air and Low-E coatings to provide our most energy-efficient glass option. Available in multiple coating offerings to meet many projects’ needs or requirements. Learn More


Available on: E-SeriesA-Series


Most Efficient Glass

Select Andersen® A-Series windows are recognized as Most Efficient of ENERGY STAR® in 2016. Specific glass options apply.

Dual-Pane Glass

Dual-pane glass is available for projects where codes allow its use.  See local code official for requirements in your area.

Available on: A-Series, 400 Series,  200 Series, 100 Series

Even Better Efficiency - HeatLock® Technology

Our optional HeatLock® coating can be applied to the room-side glass surface of our windows and doors.  The coating helps reflect escaping heat back into the room, resulting in improved insulation and better U-Factors.

Andersen Heatlock Glass

Patterned glass is available in any of the performance options listed above, letting in light while obscuring vision and adding a unique decorative touch to your home. Cascade and Reed patterns are available in both horizontal and vertical orientations.

Tempered safety glass is available on all products, and comes standard on patio doors.
Laminated glass is also available, for added strength, enhanced security and sound control.

Andersen Glass Patterns Cascade


Andersen Glass Patterns Fern


Andersen Glass Patterns Obscure


Andersen Glass Patterns Reed


Our Toughest Protection For Windows And Doors

Low E4® Impact-Resistant Glass provides all the benefits of monolithic impact-resistant glass, while adding an insulating air space that helps keep homes cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Available in: A-Series, 400 Series
Low-E4 SmartSun® Impact-Resistant Glass delivers the benefits of Low-E4® glass, plus it helps shield homes from the sun's heat and filters out 95% of harmful UV rays while letting the sunlight shine through. Available in: A-Series400 Series
Low-E4® Sun Impact-Resistant Glass is tinted for maximum protection from the effects of intense sunlight and provides all the benefits of Low-E4® glass. Available in: A-Series400 Series
Monolithic Impact-Resistant Glass is reinforced with a clear plastic laminate sandwiched between two panes to resist impact, forced entry and unwanted noise. Choose from clear or gray. Available in: A-Series Patio Doors400 Series Windows
Learn more about Andersen's coastal products. See your local code official for building code requirements in your area.

Coastal Stormwatch Protection