Champion Windows Prices
Champion windows prices will range from $400 to $700 fully installed. The company is based out of Cincinnati Ohio and manufacturers their own windows and sell them in showrooms across the country - although they are much more heavily concentrated in the mid west and eastern states. While Champion does make a good vinyl window, it might not be as good as they make it out to be (at least for the price, take a look at our best vinyl windows page to see our recommendations). We've seen a huge array of consumer prices for the exact same window over the years, one person will pay over $20 per square foot per window, while another consumer will get virtually the same window and options for $32 per square foot - this is a huge difference if you are putting 25 windows in a house.
When you buy your windows from Champion, they have their own team of installers who do the work. This is a good thing from the standpoint that the installers thoroughly know a product and understanding the installation requirements. The other plus is that if something goes wrong, you know where to turn - with an independent distributor you occasionally run into the problem that the installer blames the manufacturer and the manufacturer blames the installer. The downside to this system is a higher than normal installation rate that is tough to gauge because the cost of the window, options and installation are wrapped into a single price.
Champion sells only one window line, which they refer to as their best window. This is a plus for the consumer in terms of confusion over product lines and options, which the replacement window industry excels at. Their windows come standard with Cardinal 366 double pane glass, a solid vinyl extrusion, as well as some nice features and components. On the whole, the window offers good design and construction and is available in a number of styles, including double and single hungs, horizontal gliders, garden windows, fixed frame and bay and bow windows.
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Champion Windows Prices
Consumers can expect Champion window prices to range from $400 to $700 fully installed. This is a big price range that will vary based on the upgrades, glass package, and installation requirements. For instance, a pocket installation can cost $75 per window, while full frame replacement can be $250 or more per window. Comparable windows include the Milgard Tuscany window and the Pella 350 Series.
-- Window Itself: $325 to $450 --
-- Installation: $75 to $250 per opening --
-- Window & Installation: $400 to $700 --
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Champion Windows Ratings
The Champion 8200 double hung window with the Comfort 365 glass and argon fills will deliver a U-factor of .28, an SHGC of .32, a VT of .55 and condensation resistance of 55. The Champion window with the upgraded triple pane option will lower the U factor to .17, the SHGC to .18, the VT to .30 and the condensation resistance to 70. Consumers can expect the Champion double hung window to achieve a .08 to .10 air infiltration rating.
The performance numbers we just outlined are actually pretty impressive. We would typically like a .10 or lower in the AI ratings category. All in all, I would say that's a Champion window offers a high end mid range vinyl window, so probably at the bottom of the second tier of all vinyl window manufacturers.