Energy Efficient Windows St. Petersburg
Need energy efficient windows in St. Petersburg? Practical Windows and Doors sells and installs energy efficient windows from all the top brands including PGT, Simonton, Pella, American Craftsman and more. There are many benefits to installing energy efficient windows.
Energy efficient windows save you on monthly energy costs, reduce noise, provide safety and UV protection and increase the value of your home. An investment that will pay for itself several times over! There are a few things to consider when purchasing energy windows in St. Petersburg.
One of the main considerations for purchasing energy efficient windows is the U-factor. The U-factor determines the insulative value for windows and is a metric created by the National Fenestrating Rating Council or NFRC. The NFRC is a non-profit group that administers a uniform, independent rating and labeling system for energy efficient of building components, including windows, doors, skylights and attachment products. When purchasing energy efficient windows, you should also consider the Energy Star rating. The U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency created the Energy Start Program which provides subsidies to products that meet their energy efficiency standards. These agencies take the U-factor into account when evaluating the energy efficiency of windows for product certifications, and federal incentive and rebate programs.
Another consideration for selecting energy efficient windows is choosing a windows with tinted glass. Tinted glass blocks harmful UV rays from the sun thereby cutting down on energy and air conditioning costs. It blocks sun glare while not darkening or obstructing your view.
When selection energy efficient windows, make sure to select a product with 1/4 inch or 1/2 inch of airspace. Insulated windows filled with argon gas are a must. Argon gas is a low conductive material that insulates the energy efficient window and helps regulate temperatures both inside and outside of your home or office.
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