Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Shrewsbury, MA
Windows are one of the most critical elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver a variety of perks for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the other side, if they are old windows they can also be one of the reasons for wasted energy costs. Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement windows can provide you with exceptional comfort and a spectacular new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to lessen the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, advancements in window technology have given us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Shrewsbury reaches 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 ensure your comfort and reduce your energy costs.
So what can you do?
- Search for replacement windows
that are ENERGY STAR®-certified
- Utilize 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 block
- Look up information on Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings, as they help reflect outside heat in the summer and keep heat in during the winter
While it might be an investment to get replacement windows, the perks of upgrading to take advantage of energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it boost your home’s overall energy efficiency, it increases comfort, a reinvigorated style and greater functionality for your home.At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a variety of replacement window choices to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in Shrewsbury, call us at (508) 925-7149 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a better look at all the replacement windows we have available.