Window Comparison

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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

Pella 250 Series

Encompass by Pella

Sizes1 (Frame sizes shown)
Double-Hung1
Width – Minimum

1' 9"

1' 9"

1' 9"

1' 5-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"2

Width – Maximum

4' 0"

4' 0"

4' 11"

3' 11-1/2"

4' 6"

4' 5-1/2"

4' 0"

Height – Minimum

2' 11"

2' 11"

1' 2"

2' 5-1/2"

1' 11-1/2"

1' 11-1/2"

1' 11-1/2"

Height – Maximum

10' 0"

10' 0"

6' 5"

6' 5-1/2"

6' 6"

6' 6"

6' 0"

Single-Hung window
Width – Minimum

1' 9"

1' 9"

1' 5-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

Width – Maximum

4' 0"

4' 0"

3' 11-1/2"

4' 6"

4' 5-1/2"

4' 0"

Height – Minimum

2' 11"

2' 11"

1' 11-1/2"

1' 11-1/2"

1' 11-1/2"

1' 11-1/2"

Height – Maximum

7' 0"

7' 0"

6' 11-1/2"

8' 0"

6' 11-1/2"

7' 0"

Casement window
Width – Minimum

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 1-1/2"

1' 1-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

Width – Maximum

2' 11"

2' 11"

2' 11"

2' 11"

5' 11-1/2"

2' 11-1/2"

2' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 1-1/2"

1' 5-1/2"4

1' 5-1/2"5

Height – Maximum

6' 1"

6' 1"

6' 1"

6' 1"

6' 7-1/2"

5' 11-1/2"4

5' 11-1/2"5

Awning window
Width – Minimum

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 1-1/2"

1' 5-1/2"

1' 7-1/2"

Width – Maximum

4' 11"

4' 11"

4' 5"

4' 5"

5' 11-1/2"

4' 11-1/2"

4' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 1-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

Height – Maximum

4' 11"

4' 11"

2' 5"

5' 11"

6' 7-1/2"

2' 11-1/2"

2' 11-1/2"

Sliding window 2-panel
Width – Minimum

1' 11-1/2"

1' 9-1/2"

1' 9-1/2"

1' 9-1/2"

Width – Maximum

5' 11-1/2"

6' 4"

6' 5-1/2"

6' 1"

Height – Minimum

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

Height – Maximum

5' 11-1/2"

6' 0"

5' 2"

5' 0"

Sliding window 3-panel
Width – Minimum

3' 11-1/2"

3' 11-1/2"

3' 11-1/2"

3' 11-1/2"

Width – Maximum

8' 11-1/2"

9' 6"

9' 0"

9' 0"

Height – Minimum

1' 5-1/2"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

Height – Maximum

5' 11-1/2"

6' 0"

5' 2"

5' 0"

Fixed Frame
Width – Minimum

8"

8"

8"

8"

1' 0"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

Width – Maximum7

10' 0"

10' 0"

10' 0"

10' 0"

9' 4"

9' 4"

9' 0"

9' 0"

Height – Minimum

8"

8"

8"

8"

1' 0"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

11-1/2"

Height – Maximum

10' 0"

10' 0"

10' 0"

10' 0"

9' 4"

8' 0"

9' 0"

9' 0"

Fixed Sash in Frame Curve-top8
Width – Minimum

1' 6"

1' 6"

Width – Maximum

9' 8"

9' 8"

Height – Minimum

9"

9"

Height – Maximum

4' 10"

4' 10"

Fixed Frame Curve-top9
Width – Minimum

1' 5-1/2"

1' 5-1/2"

Width – Maximum

7' 11-1/2"

7' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

1' 2-1/2"

1' 2-1/2"

Height – Maximum

9' 0"

9' 0"

Fixed Sash in Frame
Width – Minimum

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 5"

1' 2"

Width – Maximum

4' 11"

4' 11"

4' 11"

4' 11"

6' 0"

Height – Minimum

1' 2"

1' 2"

1' 5"

1' 2"

1' 2"

Height – Maximum

6' 1"

6' 1"

6' 1"

6' 1"

6' 0"

Pella fiberglass-resin (non-Duracast® material) Special Shape fixed frame12
Width – Minimum

1' 1-1/2"

Width – Maximum

8' 11-1/2"

Height – Minimum

11-1/2"

Height – Maximum

7' 11-1/2"

1 Pella wood-clad window frame dimensions shown. Opening = Frame + 3/4". NOTE: Larger sizes may be available on a custom basis.
1 Pella Impervia window opening dimensions shown. Opening = Frame + 1/2". Special sizes available in 1/4" increments.
1 Pella 350 Series frame dimensions shown. Opening = Frame + 1/2".
1 Encompass by Pella window opening dimensions shown. Opening = Frame + 1/2".
2 Pella 350 Series Double-Hung and Single-Hung window height limitations may vary based on Equal, Cottage or Contemporary vent.
3 See your Pella representative for Encompass by Pella double-hung window availability.
4 Pella 350 Series Casement window unit height must be greater than or equal to unit width.
5 For Encompass by Pella casement windows, if opening width is greater than 2' 6", opening height must be less than 5' 0".
6 Maximum of 38 sq. ft. for fixed frames with removable exterior glass stops.
7 Maximum of 8' 0" for fixed frames with removable exterior glass stops.
8 Maximum area of 38 sq. ft. for all curve-top units except for half circle and full arch head units, where the maximum area is 50 sq. ft. (when measured as a rectangle). NOTE: Larger sizes may be available on custom basis.
9 Size range varies by shape.
10 Pella Impervia fixed frame window maximum frame area of 50 sq. ft.
11 Pella 350 Series and Encompass by Pella Fixed Frame window maximum frame area of 40 sq. ft.
12 Size range varies by shape. Maximum frame area of 36 sq. ft.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Pella 250 Series

Encompass by Pella

Exterior Finish Options
Aluminum-CladXXXX
Primed (Pine or Mahogany)X1X1
Unfinished (Mahogany)X1X1
Fiberglass CompositeX
VinylXXX
Exterior Aluminum-Cladding Finishes
27 paint colorsXXX
13 paint colorsX1
Custom paint colors (virtually unlimited)XXX
70% fluoropolymer (broad range of colors available)XXX
8 Anodized FinishesX

1 Almond, Fossil and Iron Ore available on triple-pane only.

Fiberglass Composite Colors
White, Tan, Morning Sky Gray, Brown, Black and dual-colorX
White interior with a Tan, Morning Sky Gray, Brown or Black exteriorX
Vinyl Colors
White, Almond, Fossil (interior and exterior color)XXX
9 exterior colors with a White interiorXX

1 Available on select products.
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

Pella 250 Series

Encompass by Pella

Interior Finish Options
Unfinished Wood (Ready for site finishing)
PineXXXX
Douglas FirXXX
MahoganyXXX
Primed
PineXXX
Prefinished Paint
PineXXX
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 exteriorX
Vinyl Colors
White, Almond, FossilXXX
BrownX

* To match trim, ask your Sherwin-Williams representative for interior pain to match Pella White.

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Pella 250 Series

Encompass by Pella

Grille Options
Integral Light Technology® GrillesXXX
Simulated-Divided-Light GrillesXXX
Removable Interior GrillesXXX
Grilles-Between-The-Glass*XXXXXXXX

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

Between-the-Glass Options
BlindsX
Fabric ShadesX
Grilles and BlindsX
Grilles and Fabric ShadesX
Grilles-Between-The-Glass1XXXXXXX

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

Screens1
Conventional fiberglass screenXXXX
InView® screenXXXXXX
Vivid View® high-transparency screenXXXX
Rolscreen® retractable screen X2X2X2

2 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 casement windows only.

Hardware Finishes
Bright BrassXXXXX
Satin NickelXXXXX
Oil-Rubbed BronzeXXXXXX
Antique BrassXXX
Distressed NickelXXX
Polished ChromeXXX
Polished NickelXXX
ChampagneXXXX
WhiteXXXXXXXX
AlmondXXX
FossilXX
TanX
Morning Sky GrayX
BrownXXXXX
BlackX
Matte BlackXXXX

Aluminum-Clad Wood

Fiberglass

Vinyl

Architect Series Reserve

Architect Series Traditional

Architect Series Contemporary

Pella Lifestyle Series

Pella Impervia

Pella 350 Series

Pella 250 Series

Encompass by Pella

Shapes
Operating Window Shapes
RectangleXXXXXXXX
SpringlineX
Partial SpringlineX
Arch HeadX
Partial ArchX
Fixed Window Shapes
RectangleXXXXXXXX
Half CircleXXXXXX
EllipticalXXXX
Quarter CircleXXXXXX
SpringlineXXXXXX
Partial SpringlineXXXX
Arch HeadXXXXXX
Partial ArchXXXXXX
ChordXXX
Full CircleXXX
PentagonXX
HexagonX
OctagonXXX
TriangleX
Combinations
Commercial Combinations
Punched OpeningsXXXXXXX
Entrances and StorefrontsXXXX
Horizontal RibbonsXXXXX
Vertical StacksXXXXX
Window WallsXXX
Residential Combinations
HorizontalXXXXXXX
VerticalXXXXXXX
Window WallsXXXX

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