Window Replacement

Window replacement does not require a permit; however, there are minimum window standards and window replacement contractors require contractor registration.

Residential Window Replacement: All replacement windows must comply with the standards below.

  • Energy Performance Label: Windows must have a National Fenestration Rating Council or alternative label certifying energy performance ratings.
  • U-factor: Windows must have U-factor of 0.35 or less.
  • Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SGHC): Windows must have an SHGC of Standing seam, R-panel, and metal “shingles” are permitted.
  • Air Leakage: Windows must have air leakage less than or equal to 0.30 cfm per square foot of window.
Nonresidential & Multifamily Replacement Windows: Please check with Development Services staff for details on allowable nonresidential and multifamily replacement windows.

Submittal Requirements:

  • Contractor Registration
  • While not required by the City, it is advisable that replacement windows are approved by HOA prior to installation for homes on residential lots within a neighborhood with a homeowners association.