Energy Efficiency

Articles on energy efficiency and cost savings as it pertains to your home's replacement windows.

Alaska

Alaska (AK) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives. Cash rebates and incentives available to Alaska homeowners who upgrade to energy efficient windows

This article discusses the cash rebates and incentives (including loans) available to homeowners in the state of Alaska for upgrading to energy efficient windows. Some programs listed aim to improve home energy performance in general; others explicitly focus on efficient window performance. They may be offered by your state, your local energy supply company or the two working together. They can help you pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing the windows in your home.

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Arizona

Arizona (AZ) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives. Cash rebates and incentives available to Arizona homeowners who upgrade to energy efficient windows

This article discusses the cash rebates and incentives (including loans) available to homeowners in the state of Arizona for upgrading to energy efficient windows. Some programs listed aim to improve home energy performance in general; others explicitly focus on efficient window performance. They may be offered by your state, your local energy supply company or the two working together. They can help you pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing the windows in your home.

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Arkansas

Arkansas (AR) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives. Cash rebates and incentives available to Arkansas homeowners who upgrade to energy efficient windows

This article discusses the cash rebates and incentives (including loans) available to homeowners in the state of Arkansas for upgrading to energy efficient windows. Some programs listed aim to improve home energy performance in general; others explicitly focus on efficient window performance. They may be offered by your state, your local energy supply company or the two working together. They can help you pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing the windows in your home.

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Alabama

Alabama (AL) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives. Cash rebates and incentives available to Alabama homeowners who upgrade to energy efficient windows

This article discusses the cash rebates and incentives (including loans) available to homeowners in the state of Alabama for upgrading to energy efficient windows. Some programs listed aim to improve home energy performance in general; others explicitly focus on efficient window performance. They may be offered by your state, your local energy supply company or the two working together. They can help you pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing the windows in your home.

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Energy Efficient

California (CA) Energy & Efficient Window Performance Cash Rebates & Incentives. Cash rebates and incentives available to California homeowners who upgrade to energy efficient windows

This article discusses the cash rebates and incentives (including loans) available to homeowners in the state of California for upgrading to energy efficient windows. Some programs listed aim to improve home energy performance in general; others explicitly focus on efficient window performance. They may be offered by your state, your local energy supply company or the two working together. They can help you pay for the costs of upgrading or replacing the windows in your home.

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Energy Efficient Window

Frequently used in extremely hot climates, tinted windows can block extreme heat but unfortunately, they also block some sunlight, creating a gloomy interior. With energy efficient windows, your view can change for the better.  New glazing technologies placed on energy efficient window glass make it possible to keep extreme solar heat out, while letting natural light in.

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Energy Efficient Windows Cost?

Discussing How Much Energy Efficient Windows Cost

Energy efficient windows are leak-proof so they keep cold air out and warm air in. They come with multiple-glazing and/or low-E coatings, which reflect or absorb heat energy. They also typically come with high quality edge spacers and frames to prevent leaks.   

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Energy Efficient Window's Labels and Ratings

Discussing What Labels and Ratings for Energy Efficient Windows Mean

As your living situation changes, the reasons to replace your windows will change. You may decide that your home needs more light as it ages or a room in the home may become too stuffy, requiring more ventilation. Light and ventilation are only two reasons homeowners replace windows. The main reason for window replacement is energy loss. In newer and older homes, worn or standard windows may have to be replaced to help reduce energy loss.

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Energy Efficient Windows

Looking at the Different Types of Energy Efficient Windows

Energy efficient windows keep cold air out during winter and air conditioning in during summer. These windows typically have more than one layer, low-E coatings, and high quality edge spacers and frames. Regardless of the type of energy efficient window, all offer energy cost savings thanks to less air leakage, less condensation, and increased light, which can reduce heating bills during winter.

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Examining Energy Efficient Windows: Advantages and Disadvantages

Energy efficient windows are designed to keep cold air out and warm air in. These types of windows are multiple-glazed and they have low-E coatings. High quality edge spacers and frames are also commom with energy efficient windows. The advantages of energy efficient windows outweigh the disadvantages, but the downside to energy efficient windows is still worth mentioning.

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