It can be a significant investment to replace windows in your home. The good news is that not only will new windows will add value to your home, but also the energy savings you get from this upgrade will put cash back in your wallet. New windows are a necessary improvement to protect your home from the extreme temperature changes we experience here in Northern Arizona. Here are three ways you can save energy and money with your replacement windows.
Window Placement Affects Your Home's Energy Efficiency
Before you head out for some window shopping, take note of the different directions your windows are facing. Are they north, south, east or west-facing? You can increase your home's energy efficiency by selecting specific Low-e (low-emissivity) glass coatings for each window placement in the different areas of your home. You can choose Low-e glass that:
Window Energy Star Rating Matters
Did you know that if you replace your single-pane windows with ENERGY STAR® certified windows and doors, you could shrink your energy bill by an average of 12 percent nationwide compared to non-certified products? Over an extended period of time, that's a big difference! When finding the best window choice for your home, don't forget to look for the energy-efficient window labels that indicate their efficiency benefits. Plus, you'll have the added comfort of knowing that windows with ENERGY STAR® and NFRC labels have been thoroughly tested and meet the energy performance standards for your state.
How Window Treatments Save You Money
Replacement windows will take you a long way in saving energy. Don't overlook the significant additional benefits of window treatments!
Whether you are shopping for window replacements or just looking for ways to increase your existing windows' energy efficiency, these window options can help increase your home's energy efficiency and save you money. Want more information on which windows would be the best fit for your home? Chat with our window experts today.
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