Coming to the realization that it’s
time to start doing research for replacement windows is something that many homeowners have
to deal with at one point or another. Luckily, the windows made
today can provide a lot more bonuses
that the one’s currently installed.
Sure, they may not be 40 year old windows, but there have been a lot of improvements even
in the last 10-15 years that can help you increase 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 Birmingham put together for you to think
- Select the right
glass. There are a few pane choices for you to
consider when searching for replacement
windows, but the most important thing to keep in mind 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, we have triple-pane glass.
- Professional installation. To truly get the performance
you desire from your replacement windows—like energy
efficiency and superior comfort—proper installation is essential.
Even the highest-quality
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 ensure your products are installed properly.
- Coat accordingly. With
the number of Low-E (Low-Emissivity) glass
coatings available, you can ensure that your
new replacement windows are guarding your home correctly.
And when you strategically choose your glass coatings,
your energy efficiency can see an uptick.
From coatings that reflect heat in
the summer to others that halt harmful UV rays, one of
the specialists at Pella Windows and Doors can help you find
the ideal coating for your replacement windows.
These three tips serve
as a primer for identifying your replacement windows,
but if you’d like to get a better idea what the variety of options look like, stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Birmingham. Whether it’s a question
about which material type is ideal 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 a
call at 877-680-9617 or arrange an in-home consultation using the online