Designer Series Double-Hung Windows

Designer Series® Double-Hung Window

  • Standard with triple-pane glass.
  • Removable between-the-glass options including blinds and shades motorized with Pella® Insynctive® Technology.
  • Three sash splits available Traditional, Contemporary or Cottage.
  • Operable sizes up to 4' 11" x 7'.
  • Performance Grade up to PG50.

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Features & Options

Sizes and Shapes Designer Series Double-Hung Window


Built-to-order in 1/4" increments.

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Add transoms or adjacent windows for flexible combinations.

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Design Data

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

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  • Rectangle

Sash Splits

  • Traditional the most historically correct look.
  • 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.
  • Contemporary

  • Traditional

  • Cottage

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Performance Values Designer Series Fixed Sash and Frame Window

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

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Wood Types Designer Series Double-Hung Window

Designer Series double-hung windows are available with Pine interiors and low-maintenance aluminum-clad Pine exteriors. All wood types are treated with Pella's EnduraGuard® wood protection for beauty and performance...year after year.

Pella's EnduraGuard® wood protection formula has three active ingredients. This powerful combination, together with our immersion-treatment method, helps ensure strong protection on every exterior wood surface of our products. The result is advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay and stains from mold and mildew.

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Interior Finishes Designer Series Double-Hung Window

Interior finish options include unfinished (ready for site finishing), primed, prefinished paint* and prefinished stain*.

Unfinished Interiors

Wood products are available with unfinished interiors so they can be painted or stained to complement other interior finishes.

Primed Interiors

Primed Pine interiors are ready to paint so the windows can perfectly match other painted interior finishes.

Prefinished Painted Interiors*

Wood window can arrive at the job site with a durable prefinished factory-paint finish.

Prefinished Stained Interiors*

The interiors of Pella Designer Series wood windows are available factory-stained in your choice of nine colors. Between-the-glass grilles will also arrive stain-matched to the window frame and sash.

  • Black

  • Cherry

  • Dark Mahogany

  • Early American

  • Golden Oak

  • Natural

  • Provincial

  • Red Mahogany

  • Special Walnut

*Available on Pine products

NOTE: Wood is a product of nature; grain pattern will be unique and may vary on each window or door. Actual finish colors may vary from those shown because of the unique nature of wood.

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Exterior Finishes Designer Series Double-Hung Window

  • Pella Designer Series double-hung windows offer a range of aluminum-clad wood exterior options.
  • Aluminum-clad wood products are available with durable, weather-resistant, low-maintenance coatings choose EnduraClad® or 70% fluoropolymer resin-based EnduraClad Plus1 finishes.

Exterior Aluminum-Cladding Colors

  • Auburn Brown

  • Almond

  • Black

  • Brown

  • Brick Red

  • Cranberry

  • Classic White

  • Deep Olive

  • Eldridge Gray

  • Fossil

  • French Roast

  • Honeysuckle

  • Hartford Green

  • Hemlock

  • Iron Ore

  • Morning Sky Gray

  • Naval

  • Portobello

  • Poplar White

  • Putty

  • Real Red

  • Sand Dune

  • Stormy Blue

  • Summer Sage

  • Tan

  • Vanilla Cream

  • White

Aluminum-Clad Exteriors

Pella gives you an extraordinary number of exterior color choices.

  • Standard and Feature colors.
  • Custom colors to match virtually any color you select.2
  • No setup charges or minimum quantities for any Pella color option.

Aluminum-clad wood products are available with Pella's high performance EnduraClad® protective finishes or EnduraClad Plus protective exterior finishes to help keep your vision fresh and crisp for years.

  • Durable, low-maintenance EnduraClad aluminum cladding with EnduraClad protective finish for most projects where resistance to fading, chalking, chemicals and abrasion is needed. Meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2603.
  • Seacoast EnduraClad protective finish for coastal projects with high salt exposure.
  • 70% fluoropolymer resin-based EnduraClad Plus1 protective finish for select projects, where a high degree of resistance to fading, chalking, chemicals and corrosion is needed and only full-strength 70% fluoropolymer resin finishes can deliver. Meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2605.

1EnduraClad Plus protective finish is available with most Pella cladding colors. Please see your local Pella representative for specific color availability.

2For Custom colors, please supply your local Pella representative with a 1" x 1" color sample.

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Glazing Designer Series Double-Hung Window

These products come standard with triple-pane glass.

Pella Designer Series windows with triple-pane glass are 53%74% more energy-efficient than single-pane windows.4

Glass options include:

  • Advanced Low-E with argon3
  • SunDefense Low-E with argon3
  • NaturalSun Low-E with argon3
  • Clear
  • Solar-E
  • Laminated
  • Tinted
  • Obscure
  • Tempered

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1Designer Series windows with Advanced Low-E triple-pane glass have superior NFRC U-Factors and SHGC ratings.

2When compared to top national wood brands with similar glazing, Pella's triple-pane glass significantly reduces sound transmission.

3Optional high-altitude Low-E insulating glass may not contain argon in most products.

4Improved 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 Designer Series wood window with InsulShield® Advanced Low-E triple-pane glass with argon to a single-pane wood or vinyl window. For details, see

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Grilles Designer Series Double-Hung Window

These are the only Pella awning windows with the option of removable between-the-glass grilles, which can be removed for access to blinds or shades for glass cleaning.

Between-the-glass grilles

Grilles can be removed to get access to other Designer Series window fashions, like blinds or shades, for cleaning or to change the look.

  • Between-the-glass grilles may be used in conjunction with between-the-glass blinds or fabric shades.
  • Interior is available in unfinished wood, primed, White or matched to prefinished stains.
  • Exterior finish matches aluminum cladding.
  • Grilles can be removed to access blinds or shades and for glass cleaning.
  • Grilles are 3/4" wide.
  • Special grille patterns are available.

Grille Profile

3/4" Removable Between-the-Glass Grilles

Grille Patterns

  • Traditional

  • 9-Lite Prairie

  • 12-Lite Prairie

  • Cross

  • New England

  • Top Row

Learn about Designer Series Double-Hung Grille Profiles, Patterns, Spacing and Visible Glass Design Parameters

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Hardware Designer Series Double-Hung Window

Pella offers a broad range of window hardware styles and finishes.

  • Recessed sash locks.
  • Block-and-tackle balances.

Sash Locks and Lifts

Pella cam-action locks are designed to increase leverage as the window is closed to assure a superior, weathertight seal.

  • Two sash locks and lifts are standard on larger double-hung windows.
  • Optional limited-opening hardware is available.
  • Champagne, White, Brown, Bright Brass, Satin Nickel and Oil-Rubbed Bronze finishes are available.

Essential Collection

Cam Action Lock

  • Champagne

  • White

  • Black

  • Matte Black

  • Bright Brass

  • Satin Nickel

  • Oil-Rubbed Bronze

  • Antique Brass

  • Polished Nickel

  • Polished Chrome

Sash Lift

  • Champagne

  • White

  • Brown

  • Matte Black

  • Bright Brass

  • Satin Nickel

  • Oil-Rubbed Bronze

  • Antique Brass

  • Polished Nickel

  • Polished Chrome

Rustic Collection

Cam Action Lock

  • Distressed Bronze

  • Distressed Nickel

Sash Lift

  • Distressed Bronze

  • Distressed Nickel

Easy Wash

The easy wash feature allows exterior glass to be cleaned from inside, reducing maintenance costs.

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Screens Designer Series Double-Hung Window1

Both full and half screens are optional for Designer Series double-hung windows. Two types of high-transparency screen fabric are available.

InView Screen

  • The standard option on all Pella wood windows.
  • Allows in 14% more daylight and 8% more airflow than a conventional fiberglass screen.2
  • Made from a screen material that's more transparent than conventional fiberglass screens.

Vivid View® Screen

  • Available as an upgrade on all Pella wood windows
  • Allows in 29% more light and 21% more airflow than a conventional fiberglass screen.2
  • Made from a clearly revolutionary screen material that's practically invisible providing the crispest, sharpest view.

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

2Screen cloth airflow is based on calculated screen cloth openness. Screen cloth transmittance was measured using an integrated sphere spectrophotometer.

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