ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS
If a window of opportunity appears, take advantage of it. Double or triple pane windows provide a high degree of insulation allowing the temperature to remain as desired thus reduces energy costs. Different options for windows are available, such as metal, wood, fiberglass, vinyl and more Options for windows can come from different material Windows are the main source of sunlight into your home, upgrading your windows will lead to all sorts of.
The windows we install are designed to meet the tough thermal and solar requirements in your area. Energy-efficient windows should be taken into consideration for new or existing homes. Approx. 25%-30% of energy use i.e. heat gain or loss are due to your windows.
When selecting windows either for a new or existing home, it’s important to choose energy-efficient windows that match the climate in which you live, and of course your budget.
If you are looking to reduce the amount of energy you use, windows are certainly a great approach. This means you will need to replace existing windows, or updating the ones you currently have in order to make your home more comfortable and save on utility bills.
If you are ready to replace your windows, you have several features to take into consideration, frame types, glazing types, and operation types. Other things to consider is the design, energy use, labeling, and warranties.
Energy Star is the energy performance rating also referred to as NFRC, these labels are apparent on certified energy-efficient windows. This will help you identify a reliable way to determine a window’s energy rating.
- Windows should have an Energy Star rating and NFRC label
- Colder climates are more suitable for gas-filled windows with a low coating to reduce heat loss. In warmer climates, windows with coating are better options as they help maintain a cool temperature.