If you’re looking to reduce your energy bills by installing replacement windows, you should take some factors into consideration. Of course, some homeowners would consider the style, durability and cost of the window. But although these are definitely important, trusted experts like Renewal by Andersen® of Connecticut say there are three specific factors to be prioritized when your objective is to cut your electric bills. Read on as we discuss them in this post.
Anyone who is looking for replacement windows should understand that window glass plays an important role in the insulation process. Plain glass won’t do you any good because it cannot protect you from the heat of ultraviolet rays. Indeed, more and more windows in homes today don’t use plain glass due to how inefficient it is. Instead, you should get an insulated glass unit (IGU), which can prevent the damaging effects of UV rays. It also has the ability to insulate cold temperatures in the room.
Glazing or glass coating will also dramatically increase your home insulation system. Coating the glass means blocking the transference of cold, heat, or sunshine into your house. Plus, the second layer of glass also minimizes condensation inside the window, making it resistant to molds.
Imagine two barriers of glass with air inside of them. The space in between the glasses is what makes this type of window ideal for houses located in cold areas. The multiple layers of glass will separate the interior and exterior sides of the house to obtain maximum insulation, making heat gain and loss almost impossible.
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