Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Edmonton, AB
Windows are one of the most crucial parts of our homes, and rightfully so – they offer a variety of bonuses for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the contrary, if they are old windows they can also be one of the culprits in wasted energy costs. Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement windows can provide you with amazing comfort and a breathtaking new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to lessen the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, improvements in window technology have given us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Edmonton finds its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are operating hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it might be time to think about replacement windows that can help protect your comfort and reduce your energy costs.
So what can you do?
- Hunt for replacement windows
that are ENERGY STAR®-certified
- Take advantage of curtains and
shades to help keep the heat out in the summer and keep the warmth in during
- If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement
windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help shield
- Do your research on Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings, as they help reflect outside heat in the summer and keep heat in during the winter
While it can be an investment to get replacement windows, the benefits of upgrading to take advantage of energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it increase your home’s overall energy efficiency, it enhances comfort, a refreshed style and greater functionality for your home.At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a variety of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in Edmonton, call us at 780-439-9344 or arrange an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get an up-close look at all the replacement windows we carry.