Ideal Platinum 3000 Windows Reviews

The Ideal Platinum 3000 window is the company's premium vinyl window that is available as a double hung, slider, awning, casement, picture, hoppe, bay or bow window style. The Platinum 3000 uses a fully fusion welded frame and sash, 7/8'' double strength insulated glass, Duralite warm edge spacer, a reinforced sash rail, foam filled sash and frame rails, foam wrap on the jambs, an ultra view half screen, a tilt and lock mechanism, dual tech lock, as well as low E and argon fills on the standard glass.

The Platinum 3000 delivers some impressive performance numbers, although it's unclear how some of the numbers such as the U-factor are arrived at. For now, I'm going to give them the benefit of the doubt and say that the Ideal Patinum window is a very solid vinyl window for the price point.

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Ideal Platinum 3000 Prices

Consumers should expect Ideal Platinum 3000 window pricing to run $44 to $55 per square foot for the window itself. Similarly priced windows include Okna 400 costs and Sunrise windows prices.

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Ideal Platinum 3000 Ratings

In terms of ratings, the Ideal Platinum 3000 gets a .22 U-factor (although we believe that this is from the center of the glass so this number might not be as impressive as the .22). It gets a .02 air filtration, which is very impressive (although again the website is a bit unclear whether this is with the double pane or triple pane option.)

The Ideal Platinum 3000 delivers an R5, .39 visible transmittance, .18 solar heat gain coefficient, and a Design Pressure of 50. All in all, pretty impressive numbers although again I'd like to get some clarity on the AI and U-factor before I whole heartedly endorse this vinyl window.

Ideal Platinum 3000 Warranty

The Ideal Platinum 3000 window comes with a lifetime warranty on the basic vinyl, the insulated glass unit and all moving parts and components. It includes a warranty on seal failure, as well as a no fault glass breakage. The Ideal window warranty is transferrable to a subsequent owner for $50 and the company must be notified in writing within 30 days. The new warranty covers the new owner for 10 years from the date of purchase.

Ideal Platinum 3000 Reviews

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Ideal Platinum 3000 Price Quote

I'm replacing 12 double hung windows. One company offers the Okna Enviro Star 800 and the other offers the Ideal Platinum 3000 at half the price of the Okna. Both companies have good reviews. Which is the best choice?

Margo - Homeowner - July, 2018

Website Editor's Answer

Margo, the Okna Enviro Star 800 is one of the very best vinyl windows out there. However, the Ideal Platinum 3000 is a great vinyl window as well. Not as good as the Okna 800, but I'd consider it a top tier performer. The Ideal Platinum 3000 at half the price is the MUCH better deal. Assuming the company doing the installation has a good track record etc, this is the better value.

Editor Jim R. - July, 2018

Ideal Platinum Triple Pane Price Quote

Hello - I have an estimate for 17 double hung windows installed for the price of $9,750 by a reputable vendor. One window manufactures is the Ideal Platinum with a R5 glass package and the other is the Okna 500 with the super deluxe glass package. Both are triple pane vinyl with similar performance numbers. Do you consider this a reasonable price? Which window is a better quality window? Thanks, Phil

Phil - Homeowner - July, 2019

Website Editor's Answer

Phil, that is a very fair price for a triple hung Okna 500 DX or the Ideal Platinum window. Very fair. I would rate these windows close, with the edge going to the Ideal Platinum with an R5 glass option. If this were my project I would make my selection by choosing the installer/company with the reputation, track record, etc.

Editor Jim R. - July, 2019

Ideal Platinum 3000 vs. Revere Berkshire Elite

Could you compare the Ideal Platinum 3000 with the Revere Berkshire Elite? Thank you!

Deb - Homeowner - July, 2018

Website Editor's Answer

Deb, the Ideal Platinum 3000 is a good vinyl window, whereas the Revere Berkshire Elite is a mid range vinyl window. The Ideal Platinum 3000 has a .02 air infiltration, which is excellent.

Editor Jim R. - July, 2018