Coming to the realization that it’s
time to start doing research for replacement windows is something that nearly all homeowners have
to deal with at one point or another. Luckily, the windows created
today can provide a lot more perks
that the one’s you currently have.
Sure, they may not be 40 year old windows, but there have been numerous improvements even
in the last 10-15 years that can help you increase your
home’s energy efficiency. So what should you look for when you’re searching for energy
efficient replacement windows? Here’s a short list that the
team at Pella Windows and Doors Southwest in Santa Fe put together for you to think
- Choose the right
glass. There are a few pane possibilities for you to
consider when selecting replacement
windows, but the most important thing to take note
of is their energy efficiency. When it comes to Pella® windows, double-pane glass provides almost double the insulation that single-pane does, and if you
want even better energy efficiency, there
is triple-pane glass.
- Professional installation. To truly get the benefits
you desire from your replacement windows—like energy
efficiency and greater comfort—proper installation is crucial.
Even the greatest
window or door is only as good as its installation. A Pella
Expert InstallerSM, who is re-certified yearly to install Pella products, will lead your installation to help make
certain that your products are installed the
- Coat accordingly. With
the number of Low-E (Low-Emissivity) glass
coatings available, you can make sure that your
new replacement windows are defending your home correctly.
And when you strategically pick your glass coatings,
your energy efficiency can see enhancement.
From coatings that reflect heat in
the summer to others that halt harmful UV rays, one of
the specialists at Pella Windows and Doors Southwest can help you find
the ideal coating for your replacement windows.
These three tips serve
as a primer for choosing your replacement windows,
but if you’d like to get a better idea what the various possibilities look like, stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors Southwest showroom in Santa Fe. Whether it’s a question
about which material type is perfect for your home or you’d
like to see your possibilities up close and in person,
feel free to give the professionals at Pella Windows and Doors Southwest a
call at 505-373-1286 or arrange an in-home consultation using the online