I need to find someone to replace my Greensboro windows
If you are choosing replacement windows that are energy efficient windows, it means that you are looking for a very specialized type of product. Were you to watch enough television commercials, or pick any aisle in the grocery store and read the packaging, you will soon be able to come up with a collective list of catch phrases. A catch phrase is a phrase or expression that is popularly used to define or express meanings.
For example, there was a time when everything was “new and improved.” Then everything of real value was labeled “gold” or was the “gold standard”. For a time in the 90s, the catch phrase was “clear”. Somehow we had all received the message that clear was good; so much so that a major cola manufacturer came out with a clear cola. Today, catchphrases take on a life of their own as they are advanced by social media. For example “green technology” or “next generation”. Sometimes the sheer repetitiveness can diminish the meaning of the words.
You hear a lot about making your home energy efficient, and it is easy to gloss over the true meaning. You have heard how energy efficient products are instrumental in helping to reduce high energy bills and improve comfort, while helping to protect the environment. These points are true, but unless you understand what energy efficient is, you can possibly end up with inferior technology. In other words, “energy efficient” is a very specific and tangible description of a product. “New and improved” is not a sufficient description. Here you will learn exactly what it means if you’re replacing your windows.
There are several specific requirements that a window manufacturer must meet if they want their windows designated as energy efficient. The first thing you want to look at is the glass. It should be designated as Low E glass. This means that it has a transparent metallic coating that keeps cold from radiating though the glass. The glass will also be rated for its Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC); that sounds like a mouth full, but what it means is that the windows are able to allow sufficient sunlight into the home without letting in the heat; the lower the number, the greater the ability to reduce the amount of heat.
Energy efficient windows always carry the ENERGY STAR® seal. The ENERGY STAR® is a joint program sponsored by the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. They will only assign the seal to windows and doors that meet stringent guidelines, and have been tested for optimum energy efficiency.
Sales and installation in Greensboro, NC
If you live in the Triad region and you are looking for energy efficient windows, your first consideration should be Triad installations. Triad has been installing high quality energy efficient windows in Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem for over twenty years. They are suppliers of affordable quality windows that can meet almost any budget. They also offer special discounts for seniors and single moms. Call them today to schedule a free consultation for replacement windows.