250 Series Double-Hung Windows

Pella® 250 Series Double-Hung Window

  • Operable sizes up to 4' 6" x 6' 6".
  • Three sash splits available Traditional, Contemporary or Cottage.
  • TrueGlide Balance System An inverted constant force balance, for quiet opening and closing.
  • Performance Grade up to PG50, up to DP50 PSF.

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Features & Options

Sizes and Shapes Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

Sizes

Pella 250 Series windows are available in standard and special sizes.

Built-to-order in 1/8" increments.

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Combinations

Add transoms or adjacent windows for flexible combinations.

Design Data

Design data available for egress, vent opening, clear opening, visible glass and frame area.

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Shapes



Sash Splits

Pella offers three styles of operable double-hung windows:

  • Traditional equal vent unit.
  • Contemporary provides the appearance of a fixed window over an awning window, but at a lower cost.
  • Cottage provides the appearance of an awning window over a fixed window more cost-effectively.

  • Traditional

  • Contemporary

  • Cottage

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Performance Values Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

Pella 250 Series windows provide outstanding resistance to air and water infiltration, wind and outside noise while increasing energy efficiency, security and ease of operation.

  • Proven in testing to withstand wind-driven rain falling at 8" per hour, winds up to 55 mph and wind gusts up to 141 mph.
  • Triple weatherstripping provides an advanced barrier of protection from the elements Pella 250 Series windows outperform the industry standard for air infiltration by 37%*.
  • Standard and high-performance upgrade options.
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Optional Insulating Foam

Insulating foam inside the sash further improves energy efficiency.

* Based on WDMA Hallmark requirements using NFRC model size windows.

Material Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

Pella 250 Series offers Pella craftsmanship in a great-looking vinyl window that's stronger and more energy-efficient than ordinary vinyl with more features and options to fit your design needs.

  • Windows with triple-pane glass are 54% 77% more energy-efficient than single-pane windows.1
  • Less visible sash corner seams typical vinyl has build up.
  • Full frame profile with edge detailing.
  • Our precision welding process helps prevent warping and twisting over time like ordinary vinyl can helping eliminate "vinyl smile".
  • Reinforced window frames are 52% stronger than ordinary vinyl.2
  • Multichambered, fully welded sash and frame improve strength and thermal performance and reduce sound transmission.
  • Products are tested in state-of-the-art facilities.
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1 Improved window energy efficiency calculated in a computer simulation using RESFEN 5.0 default parameters for a 2,000-square-foot existing single-story home when comparing a Pella 250 Series vinyl window with InsulShield® Advanced Low-E triple-pane glass with argon to a single-pane wood or vinyl window. For more details, see pella.com/methodology.
2 Based on the force required to bend a window frame profile.

Interior Finishes Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

  • Pella 250 Series double-hung windows are made of high-grade vinyl no more painting.
  • White or Almond interiors.
  • Solid color throughout the vinyl keeps minor dings and scratches virtually invisible.
  • Pella's fade-resistant vinyl formula is performance-tested for excellent weathering, durability and color retention. Some competitive formulas use low-cost alternative ingredients.
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Exterior Finishes Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

  • Pella 250 Series double-hung windows are made of high-grade vinyl no more painting.
  • White or Almond exteriors.
  • Solid color throughout the vinyl keeps minor dings and scratches virtually invisible.
  • Pella's vinyl uses a fade-resistant formula that is performance-tested for excellent weathering, durability and color retention. Some competitive formulas use low-cost alternative ingredients.
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Glazing Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

Pella 250 Series double-hung windows are available with a variety of glass options for optimal design, performance and budget flexibility.

Insulating glass options include:

  • Advanced Low-E with argon*
  • SunDefense Low-E with argon*
  • NaturalSun Low-E with argon*
  • Bronze-tinted Advanced Low-E with argon*
  • Obscure
  • Tempered

Triple-pane options include:

  • Advanced Low-E with argon*
  • NaturalSun Low-E with argon*
  • Obscure
  • Tempered

Pella's Low-E glass options reduce the transmission of solar heat gain and ultraviolet light while allowing the transmission of visible light.



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*Optional high-altitude Low-E insulating glass is available with or without argon on most products.



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Grilles Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

Two grille types are available on Pella 250 Series double-hung windows.

  • Simulated-Divided-Light grilles adhere to the interior and exterior face for the authentic look of divided lights.
  • Grilles-between-the-glass are permanent aluminum grilles that are factory-installed between the panes of glass to provide easy cleaning.

Simulated-Divided-Light Grilles

  • Adhere to the interior and exterior face for the authentic look of divided lights.
  • Grilles are 7/8" wide.
  • Color matches frame.
  • Multiple grille patterns are available.

Grilles-Between-the-Glass

  • 3/4"

  • 1"

  • 5/8" Flat

  • Permanent aluminum grilles factory-installed between the panes of glass.
  • Color matches frame.
  • Multiple grille patterns available.
  • Available in 3/4" and 1" contour grilles and 5/8" flat grilles.

Grille Patterns

  • Traditional

  • Top Row

  • Prairie

  • Custom

  • No Grille

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Hardware Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

  • A range of hardware options and finishes to meet most design objectives and budgetary requirements.
  • Tilt latches release top and bottom sashes for interior washing.
  • Optional limited-opening hardware.
  • White or Almond finishes.

Essential Collection

Cam-Action Lock

  • White

  • Almond

AutoLock

  • White

  • Almond

Sash Locks and Lifts - AutoLock

  • Optional AutoLock automatically locks window when it is shut.
  • Sleek, low-profile design.
  • White or Almond finishes.

Sash Lock and Lifts Standard Cam-Action

  • Standard cam-action locks are designed to increase leverage as the window is closed to assure a superior weathertight seal.
  • Two sash locks are standard on larger double-hung windows.
  • Optional limited-opening hardware.
  • White or Almond finishes.

Easy Wash

Sash tilts inward allowing exterior glass to be cleaned from inside, making cleaning easier.

  • Standard Vent Stop

  • Window Opening
    Control Device

Standard Vent Stop and Window Opening Control Device

  • Constant Force Balances.
  • Two standard vent stops located on the top sash of each unit.
  • Optional Window Opening Control Device (ASTM F 2090 Compliant) in exchange with standard vent stop.
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Screens1 Pella 250 Series Double-Hung Windows

  • Full screen is standard.
  • Half screen is optional.

Conventional Screens

  • Conventional fiberglass screens are durable and functional.
  • They allow in the light and breeze and provide a standard level of clarity.
  • Durable metal screen frame matches exterior color of window frame.


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1 Warning: Use caution when children or pets are around open windows and doors. Screens are not designed to retain children or pets.

 

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