Measure Guideline: Window Repair, Rehabilitation, and Replacement

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This measure guideline provides information and guidance on rehabilitating, retrofitting, and replacing existing window assemblies in residential construction. The intent is to provide information regarding means and methods to improve the energy and comfort performance of existing wood window assemblies in a way that takes into consideration component durability, in-service operation, and longterm performance of the strategies.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages94
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Building Science Corporation (BSC), Somerville, Massachusetts

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-55219

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3633


  • air leakage
  • conductance
  • low-e
  • rehabilitation
  • repairs
  • replacement window
  • residential
  • retrofit
  • storm window
  • U-value
  • water leakage
  • window


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