Coming to the realization that it’s
time to start looking for replacement windows is something that many homeowners have
to deal with at one point or another. Luckily, the windows developed
today can provide a lot more bonuses
that the one’s you’re replacing.
Sure, they may not be 40 year old windows, but there have been numerous developments even
in the last 10-15 years that can help you boost your
home’s energy efficiency. So what should you be on the
lookout for when you’re looking for energy
efficient replacement windows? Here’s a little list that the
team at Pella Windows and Doors Southwest in El Paso put together for you to think
- Choose the right
glass. There are a few pane choices for you to
consider when looking for replacement
windows, but the most important thing to remember is their energy efficiency. When it comes to Pella® windows, double-pane glass offers almost double the insulation that single-pane does, and if you
want even greater energy efficiency, there
is triple-pane glass.
- Professional installation. To truly get the performance
you expect from your replacement windows—like energy
efficiency and greater comfort—proper installation is essential.
Even the best-performing
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 sure your products are installed the
- Coat accordingly. With
the variety 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 pick your glass coatings,
your energy efficiency can see improvement.
From coatings that reflect heat in
the summer to others that halt harmful UV rays, one of
the pros at Pella Windows and Doors Southwest can help you find
the ideal coating for your replacement windows.
These three tips work
as a primer for choosing 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 Southwest showroom in El Paso. Whether it’s a question
about which material type is right for your home or you’d
like to see your possibilities up close and in person,
feel free to give the experts at Pella Windows and Doors Southwest a
call at 915-213-1497 or arrange an in-home consultation using the online