Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

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    Architect Series®

    Striking from both an interior and exterior perspective, they feature commercial hinges, 1/2" low-profile sills and 32" clear opening widths to meet accessibility requirements.

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      Architect Series

      The most realistic wood grain with a sturdy, substantial door panel that feels like a wood door when it swings.

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      Pella Fiberglass

        Pella®

        Low-maintenance wood-grain fiberglass or smooth fiberglass. Available in six grain options, factory-prefinished stain options.

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        Steel

        Pella Steel

          Pella

          Heavy, 24-gauge insulated steel panels in a variety of panel styles and color options.

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          Product series comparison chart

          Aluminum-Clad Wood

          Fiberglass

          Steel

          Architect Series Architect Series Pella Pella

          Sizes (Frame sizes shown)

          Sidelight

          Width Minimum 1' 0-1/8" 11-1/2" 11-1/2" 11-1/2"
          Width Maximum4 3' 6" 1' 4-1/4" 1' 4-1/4" 1' 4-1/4"
          Height Minimum 6' 7-1/2" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 9-7/16"
          Height Maximum4 7' 11-1/2" 8' 1-3/4" 8' 1-3/4" 7' 1-3/4"

          Fixed

          Width Minimum 2' 0" 2' 9-1/2" 2' 7-1/2" 2' 7-1/2"
          Width Maximum4 3' 1-7/8" 3' 8-1/4" 3' 8-1/4" 3' 8-1/4"
          Height Minimum 6' 7-1/2" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 9-7/16"
          Height Maximum4 7' 11-1/2" 8' 1-3/4" 8' 1-3/4" 7' 1-3/4"

          Single-Panel Hinged

          Width Minimum 2' 1-3/8" 2' 9-1/2" 2' 7-1/2" 2' 7-1/2"
          Width Maximum 3' 1-7/8" 3' 8-1/4" 3' 8-1/4" 3' 8-1/4"
          Height Minimum 6' 7-1/2" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 9-7/16"
          Height Maximum 7' 11-1/2" 8' 1-3/4" 8' 1-3/4" 7' 1-3/4"

          Two-Panel Hinged

          Width Minimum 4' 5' 6-7/8" 5' 2-7/8" 5' 2-7/8"
          Width Maximum 6' 3" 7' 3-5/8" 7' 3-5/8" 7' 3-5/8"
          Height Minimum 6' 7-1/2" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 6-7/16" 6' 9-7/16"
          Height Maximum 7' 11-1/2" 8' 1-3/4" 8' 1-3/4" 7' 1-3/4"

          Performance

          Door Performance1

          NFRC U-Factor total unit 0.14 0.33 0.14 0.33 0.14 0.33
          Design pressure (psf) n/a n/a n/a n/a
          Structural test pressure (psf) n/a n/a n/a n/a
          Water penetration n/a n/a n/a n/a
          Air infiltration (@ 1.57 psf) n/a n/a n/a n/a

          Center Glass Performance1

          Winter NFRC U-Factor
          Solar heat gain coefficient 0.01 0.32 0.01 0.32 0.01 0.32
          Shading coefficient
          % UV transmission
          LBL fading damage2
          % visible light transmission 0 33 0 33 0 33

          Sound Transmission Performance1

          STC rating 24 29 24 29 24 30
          OITC rating 23 26 23 26 23 27
          1 Performance numbers based on standard glass options.
          2 Developed by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories, the LBL damage function is a better predictor of fading damage than UV transmission. Lower values indicate less fading potential. (NOTE: This value does not consider visible light.)

          Exterior Finish Options

          Frame Exterior Finish / Material

          Aluminum-clad wood (broad range of colors available) x x x x
          Primed (Pine) x x
          Unfinished (Mahogany) x x x

          Panel Exterior Finish / Material

          Aluminum-clad wood (broad range of colors available) x
          Primed x
          Unfinished (Mahogany ready for site finishing)
          Unfinished (ready for site finishing) x x x
          Factory-prefinished stain x x
          Factory-prefinished paint x x

          Interior Finish Options

          Frame Interior Finish / Material

          Unfinished (Pine ready for site finishing) x x x x
          Unfinished
          (Mahogany, Alder and Douglas Fir
          ready for site finishing)1
          x x2 x2 x2
          Primed (Pine) x x x x
          Factory-prefinished x x x x

          Panel Interior Finish / Material

          Unfinished (Mahogany, Alder and Douglas Fir ready for site finishing)1 x
          Primed x x
          Unfinished (ready for site finishing) x x x
          Factory-prefinished stain x x x
          Factory-prefinished paint x x x
          1 White Oak, Cherry, Red Oak and Maple available on a custom basis. For more information on wood type availability, contact your local Pella commercial representative.
          2 Mahogany only.

          Grille Options

          Integral Light Technology Grilles x
          Simulated-Divided-Light Grilles x x
          Removable Between-The-Glass Grilles1
          Removable Interior Grilles x
          Grilles-Between-The-Glass1 x x x
          Fixed grilles (composite material integral to glazing frame)
          1 Appearance of exterior grille color may vary depending on the Low-E insulating glass selection.

          Between-the-Glass Options

          Blinds x x
          Fabric Shades
          Decorative Panels
          Grilles and Blinds
          Grilles and Fabric Shades
          Grilles-Between-The-Glass* x x x
          *Appearance of exterior grille color may vary depending on the Low-E insulating glass selection.

          Screens

          Commercial Entrance Doors do not come with screens.

          Hardware Finishes

          Commercial Entrance Doors do not come with hardware to allow greater flexibility for job specific requirements.

          Shapes

          Rectangle x x x x
          Springline
          Partial Springline
          Arch Head
          Partial Arch

          Combinations

          Commercial Combinations

          Punched Openings x x x x
          Entrances and Storefronts x
          Horizontal Ribbons
          Vertical Stacks
          Window Walls

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