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Product Series Comparison Chart

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Sizes (Frame sizes shown)1,2,3

Sidelight
Width – Minimum

1' 0"

1' 0"

1' 6"

2' 7-3/8"

1' 6-1/8"

11-1/2"

Width – Maximum4

3' 6"

3' 6"

1' 6"

4' 1-3/8"

3' 11-1/2"

3' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

4' 0"

4' 0"

6' 7 1/2"

6' 7-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

Height – Maximum4

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

7' 11 1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

8' 4"

7' 11-1/2"

Fixed
Width – Minimum

2' 0"

2' 0"

2' 0"

2' 1 3/8"

2' 7-3/8"

11-1/2"

Width – Maximum4

5' 0"

5' 0"

5' 0"

3' 1 7/8"

4' 1-3/8"

3' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

4' 0"

4' 0"

4' 0"

6' 7 1/2"

6' 7-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

Height – Maximum4

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

7' 11 1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

Single-Panel Hinged
Width – Minimum

2' 0"

2' 0"

2' 0"

2' 1 3/8"

11-1/2"

Width – Maximum4

5' 0"

5' 0"

5' 0"

3' 1 7/8"

4' 1-3/8"

3' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

4' 0"

4' 0"

4' 0"

6' 7 1/2"

6' 7-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

Height – Maximum4

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

7' 11 1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

Two-Panel Hinged
Width – Minimum

4' 0"

4' 0"

4' 0"

4' 2"

Width – Maximum

8' 0"

8' 0"

8' 0"

6' 3"

Height – Minimum

4' 0"

4' 0"

4' 0"

6' 7-1/2"

Height – Maximum

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

9' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

Two-Panel Sliding
Width – Minimum

4' 11-1/4"

4' 11-1/4"

4' 11-1/4"

4' 11 1/4"

3' 10-1/2"

3' 10-1/2"

Width – Maximum

7' 11-1/4"

7' 11-1/4"

7' 11-1/4"

7' 11 1/4"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

6' 2"

6' 2"

6' 2"

6' 7-1/2"

5' 11-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

Height – Maximum

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

8' 4"

6' 9-1/2"

Three-Panel Sliding5
Width – Minimum

7' 6"

7' 6"

7' 6"

7' 6"

5' 11-1/2"

Width – Maximum

12' 0"

12' 0"

12' 0"

12' 0"

11' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

6' 2"

6' 2"

6' 2"

6' 7-1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

Height – Maximum

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

8' 4"

Four-Panel Sliding
Width – Minimum

9' 8-1/8"

9' 8-1/8"

9' 8-1/8"

9' 8-1/8"

7' 11-1/2"

Width – Maximum

15' 8-1/8"

15' 8-1/8"

15' 8-1/8"

15' 8-1/8"

11' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

6' 2"

6' 2"

6' 2"

6' 7 1/2"

5' 10-1/2"

Height – Maximum

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11 1/2"

8' 4"

1 Pella Wood-Clad Patio Door Opening = Frame + 3/4".
2 Pella Impervia fiberglass opening dimensions shown. Opening = Frame + 1/2".
3 Pella 350 Series frame dimensions shown. Opening = Frame + 1/2".
4 Larger sizes may be available in wood patio doors on a custom basis.
5 Pella Impervia fixed panel can be mulled directly to a 2-panel sliding door to simulate the look of a 3-panel door.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Exterior Finish Options

Exterior Options
Aluminum-cladXXXX
Primed (Pine or Mahogany)X1X1
Unfinished (Mahogany)X1X1
Fiberglass CompositeX
VinylXX
Exterior Aluminum-Cladding Finishes
27 paint colorsXXX
13 paint colorsX2
Custom paint colors (virtually unlimited)XXX
8 Anodized FinishesX
Fiberglass Composite Colors
White,Tan, Morning Sky Gray, Brown, Black and dual-colorX
(White interior with a Tan, Morning Sky Gray, Brown or Black exterior)X
Vinyl Colors
White, Almond (interior and exterior color)XX
9 Exterior colors (with a White interior)X

1 Available on select products.
2Almond, Fossil and Iron Ore available on tripe-pane only.
Because we're always working to further refine our products and develop new ones, specifications may change without notice.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Interior Finish Options
Unfinished Wood (Ready for site finishing)
PineXXXX
Douglas FirXXX
MahoganyXXX
Primed
PineXXXX
Prefinished Paint
PineXXXX
Prefinished Stain
PineXXXX
Fiberglass Composite Colors
White,Tan, Morning Sky Gray, Brown, Black and dual-colorX
(White interior with a Tan, Morning Sky Gray, Brown or Black exterior)X
Vinyl Colors
White, AlmondXX

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Grille Options

Integral Light Technology® GrillesXXX
Between-The-Glass Grilles1X
Removable Interior GrillesXXX
Grilles-Between-The-Glass*XXXXXXX
Simulated-Divided-Light GrillesX

1 Appearance of exterior grille color may vary depending on the Low-E insulating glass selection.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Between-the-Glass Options
BlindsXX1X1
Fabric ShadesXX1
Grilles and BlindsX
Grilles and Fabric ShadesX
Grilles-Between-The-Glass2XXXX

1 See local Pella commercial sales representative for specific product information.
2 Appearance of exterior grille color may vary depending on the Low-E insulating glass selection.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Screens1
Flat ScreenX
Conventional fiberglass screenX
InView flat screenXXXXX
Self-closing top-hung screen doorX2X2X2
Top-hung screen doorX
Standard sliding screenX
Heavy-duty sliding screenXX
Rolscreen® retractable screen (fiberglass)X2X2X2X2

1 Warning: Use caution when children or pets are around open windows and doors. Screens are not designed to retain children or pets.
2 Available on sliding patio doors only.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Hardware Finishes
Bright BrassXXXXX2X2
Satin NickelXXXXXX2X2
Oil-Rubbed BronzeXXXXXX2X2
Antique BrassXXXX
Distressed BronzeXXX
Distressed NickelXXX
Polished Chrome XX XX
Polished NickelX XX
ChampagneXXXX
White3XXXXXXX
AlmondXX
FossilX
TanX
Morning Sky GrayX
BrownXXXXXX4
BlackX
Matte BlackXXXX

2 Optional on Pella 350 Series and Encompass by Pella products.
3 White not available on wood hinged patio doors
4 Exterior only, color-matched to frame.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Shapes
RectangleXXXXXX1X
SpringlineX*X*
Partial SpringlineX*X*
Arch HeadX*X*
Partial ArchX*X*

* Hinged Patio Doors Only.
1 Rectangle shapes are available in transoms and sidelights for Pella 350 Series patio doors.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Encompass by Pella

Combinations
Commercial Combinations
Punched OpeningsXXXXXX
Entrances and StorefrontsXXXX
Horizontal RibbonsXXXX
Vertical StacksXXXX
Window WallsXXXX
Residential Combinations
HorizontalXXXXXX
VerticalXXXXX
Window WallsXXXX

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