Windows are one of the most important
elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver
various bonuses 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 culprits in wasted energy costs.
Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement
windows can provide you with amazing comfort and a breathtaking
There are steps we can take as
homeowners to lower the impact that windows have on our
energy bills. And luckily, developments in
window technology have left us higher efficiency windows
that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in El Paso gets
to its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your
heating and cooling systems are working hard to keep
your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it might
be time to think about replacement windows that can help maintain
your comfort and decrease your energy
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
- Do your research 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 benefits
of upgrading to utilize energy-saving technology is
well worth it. Not only can it increase your home’s overall
energy efficiency, it increases comfort, a refreshed
style and better functionality for your home.
At Pella Windows and Doors Southwest, we have a variety
of replacement window choices to meet the needs of
both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in El Paso,
call us at
915-213-1497 or schedule an appointment with us
through our online
scheduler to get a better look
at all the replacement windows we carry.