The garden window is a perfect place to grow small vegetables and herbs, because of the natural light and greenhouse effect it has.

Placer Exteriors can install an energy efficient garden window in any home. Whether you are looking to replace your standard kitchen window for an upgraded look or wanting a signature touch on new construction, we are here to help.

One thing to keep in mind when selecting a garden window for your home is that it does extend outward from home. It could disrupt walkways. So it is a good idea to make sure that it would work with the layout of your home. It is remarkable that when you shop for new garden windows that they are energy efficient. It could mean that they are labeled with the Energy Star label, or that the manufacturer has upgraded specific features of the window to help insulate the home.

One of the benefits of having a garden window installed is the added ventilation. Garden windows feature a fixed window in the center and side windows that open for ventilation. They also feature a window on top that connects the windows to allow for more natural light. There are many various styles of garden windows to choose from, some are modern, and others are traditional. While many on the market do have high energy saving abilities, the following brands make exceptional products for the home.


Marvin currently doesn't offer garden windows. However, they do have options that are similar. Marvin has a 90-degree bay box that has several different features. Most of Marvin's product lines are energy efficient and are Energy Star approved. They use a variety of materials in their designs including wood, fiberglass, and clad wood.

They use a Low E argon filled the glass in many of their windows. The ability to customize windows is also available, and triple pane windows can be used to insulate better. Customers love the ability Marvin allows for customization. It brings a touch of your style to every window chosen from their series.


Simonton has a large selection of collections that feature energy efficient garden windows. No matter what your style is, they have a window that will perfectly fit your home.

They use a combination of materials depending on the collection you choose. It might include wood, fiberglass, or vinyl. They have options available for glass coatings to help reduce heat gain and prevent harmful UV rays from entering the home. Their energy efficient collections that include garden windows are:

  • Reflections 5500
  • Prism Platinum
  • Grand Estates Premier
  • Grand Estates Premium Plus
  • Impressions 9800
  • Generations
  • Grandura

Jeld Wen

Jeld Wen offers an affordable option for energy efficient garden windows. As an Energy Star partner, Jeld Wen is committed to giving their customers the products they love while saving them money on their energy bill. Their garden window option features a vinyl construction with the choice for Low-E or Low-E 366 glass to better help with insulation and reduce heat gains. Their opportunity for a terrific garden window includes:

  • Builder's Vinyl Garden Window


Milgard offers a fantastic option for homeowners looking to add a garden window to their new construction home.

Their garden window features a vinyl frame that is insulated as well as insulated Low-E glass to better help with energy efficiency. Milgard is an Energy Star Window Partner, and their energy efficient garden window series includes:

  • Montecito Series