energy efficient windows

Energy efficient windows

Windows are an integral part of your home’s overall design and heating, cooling, and lighting system. However, if your windows are not energy efficient they can negatively impact your home’s energy efficiency.  There are two things you can do to improve your home’s energy efficiency and lower your heating/cooling bills. The first one is improve the energy efficiency of existing windows by adding storm windows, caulking and weatherstripping, and using window treatments or coverings. The second one is to select new energy-efficient windows. Purchase replacement windows with an ENERGY STAR® rating. Even though they may be more expensive, they will pay for themselves
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Seal in the heat with this tip from HGTV

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again – Winter is coming! Today some of us even enjoyed a few snowflakes in the Denver metro area. Here’s a great tip from “Minimize drafts, a major source of expensive heat loss, with storm windows and doors throughout the house, including the basement. Add or replace old weather stripping on all basement doors and windows, and close any gaps with caulk.” Give us a call at Gravina’s if you need storm windows or insulated windows installed or replaced!
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