Coming to the realization that it’s
time to start searching for replacement windows is something that many homeowners have
to deal with at one point or another. Luckily, the windows created
today can give homeowners a lot more benefits
that the one’s you currently have.
Sure, they may not be 40 year old windows, but there have been a
great number of advancements even
in the last 10-15 years that can help you improve your
home’s energy efficiency. So what should you be on the
lookout for when you’re in the market for energy
efficient replacement windows? Here’s a small list that the
team at Pella Windows and Doors in Long Island put together for you to think
- Pick the right
glass. There are a few pane possibilities for you to
consider when selecting replacement
windows, but the most important thing to remember is their energy efficiency. When it comes to Pella® windows, double-pane glass gives
you almost double the insulation that single-pane does, and if you
want even more energy efficiency, there
is triple-pane glass.
- Professional installation. To truly get the benefits
you want from your replacement windows—like energy
efficiency and improved comfort—proper installation is crucial.
Even the best-performing
window or door is only as good as its installation. A Pella
Expert InstallerSM, who is re-certified annually to install Pella products, will lead your installation to help ensure your products are installed the
- Coat accordingly. With
the number of Low-E (Low-Emissivity) glass
coatings available, you can make certain that your
new replacement windows are defending your home correctly.
And when you strategically select your glass coatings,
your energy efficiency can see enhancement.
From coatings that reflect heat in
the summer to others that stop harmful UV rays, one of
the pros at Pella Windows and Doors can help you find
the best coating for your replacement windows.
These three tips function
as a primer for selecting your replacement windows,
but if you’d like to get a better idea what the variety of choices look like, stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Long Island. Whether it’s a question
about which material type is ideal for your home or you’d
like to see your options up close and in person,
feel free to give the professionals at Pella Windows and Doors a
call at 516-331-0031 or arrange an in-home consultation using the online