Replacing my old windows with more efficient windows
If you have decided to replace your old windows, you have a great opportunity to “go green” by using energy efficient window replacements. Going to green technology in your home is a win- win proposition because you get a better performing product for your home, you save heating and cooling costs, you help reduce the emission of greenhouse gasses, all while making your home look more beautiful.
The best quality replacement windows are ENERGY STAR® rated products. This is important because the U.S. Department of Energy reports that Americans saved nearly $17 billion on their utility bills by using ENERGY STAR® products. In fact, the average American household saved about 40% of its heating and cooling costs with energy efficient windows, which means that you can start saving money and getting a return on your investment the day that you install them. Furthermore, you save additional dollars by tax credit deductions for the purchase of ENERGY STAR® products.
What is ENERGY STAR?
The ENERGY STAR® label was established to give manufacturers and consumers incentive to utilize products that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote efficient use of energy. The ENERGY STAR® symbol also makes it easy for consumers to identify products that offer savings on energy bills without giving up performance.
Energy efficient windows saves you money by making your current heating and cooling system work more efficiently. They achieve this basically three ways. First, they eliminate air leakage and boosts insulation because of the design and insulating properties of their vinyl frame. The second way they save is by the reflective properties of the glass. Energy efficiency is achieved because multiple reflective coatings are applied to the glass that always allows the sunlight to enter in, but it keeps the heat out in the summer and the cold out in the winter; which means stable temperatures inside and less energy used for heating and cooling. The third way that energy efficient windows save is the use of multiple panes and gas filled construction that will make the window less radiant, increasing the efficiency of the insulation of your home.
Finding the right installer in Greensboro
Proper installation of your energy efficient windows is just as important as the technology of the windows. It is important that you find an installer who is trustworthy and experienced. If you live in Greensboro, High Point, or Winston-Salem, and you are planning on replacing your windows, you are fortunate to be only a phone call away from Triad Installations in Greensboro. Triad Installations has been installing energy efficient windows and doors for over twenty years. They are highly rated by the Better Business Bureau, and have a reputation for customer satisfaction. Triad Installations is a certified installer that offers 100% financing with special discounts for single moms and seniors. Give them a call to schedule a free estimate and to get more information on energy efficient window replacements.