LACROSSE ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS?
There’s more to your windows than providing an outside view, money you could be saving on heating and cooling bills could be slipping right the through the cracks. The energy efficiency of your windows is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways that you can increase your savings on heating and cooling bills. Replacing your Lacrosse home’s windows could even boost your energy savings by 30%!ALL IN 1 Home Improvements can help shed some light on the subject of energy efficient windows, so you can make the right decision for this important home improvement.
Your material choice is a big part of improving the energy performance of the windows in your Lacrosse home. If you have aluminum windows they are cost-effective but their energy-efficiency is lacking, as this material loses a much greater amount of heat and cold than other available options. Wood and vinyl windows are the best choice for energy conservation and provide the highest levels of efficiency compared to aluminum and stainless steel windows. Wood windows are a significant improvement, and conduct 1/1000 the amount of heat and cold lost through aluminum. If you are looking to save the most on your energy bill, wood windows are the best option, with vinyl a close second.
The glass you put in your windows is another important factor when it comes to maximizing the energy conservation of your Lacrosse home. The inclusion of a second pane of glass can help reduce the amount of heat and cooling that escapes outside. Another step is filling the space between panes with Argon gas to further reduce heat exchange. Triple-paned glass is an ever better option, though all of these will significantly increase the thermal resistance of your home or business.
When choosing your windows, both wood and vinyl windows offer a wide-variety of appearance options, so you can find the perfect look that compliments the look of your Lacrosse home. Vinyl windows are available in a various colors, but wooden windows can be more easily adapted to any current or future paint job.
- Save money on your heating and cooling bills
- UV and IR screening protects furniture and carpeting
- Low maintenance vinyl
- Low energy conduction
- Boost your home’s R-Value
- Wood and Vinyl windows look great on any home
- Double-paned windows lower heat-exchange