||Single Pane Window - 1/8" Flat Sheet
||Pittsburgh Corning Mortared Glass Block Window
||Miminal insulating value.
||Comparable to a double pane window. Eliminates drafts.
||Needed to control privacy; thus adding extra costs.
||No need. Privacy controlled by pattern selection.
||Susceptible to breakage, entry and loss of household contents.
||Deters breakage and entry. Reduces the risk of burglary.
||Dependent upon framing selection.
||Breakage requires replacement of whole window.
||Simple individual block replacement.
||Could be problem with below-grade installation.
||Water resistant. Acts as a solid concrete block wall.
||Windows made with Pittsburgh Corning Glass Block are often less expensive. Check with your local distributor.
||Very comparable or less expensive.