Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Danville, IL
Windows are one of the most important elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they provide 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 spectacular new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to lower the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, advancements in window technology have given us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Danville gets to its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are operating 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 lower your energy bills.
So what can you do?
- Look for replacement windows
that are ENERGY STAR®-certified
- Use 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 guard
- 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 can be an investment to purchase replacement windows, the perks of upgrading to take advantage of energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it improve your home’s overall energy efficiency, it adds comfort, a revitalized style and better functionality for your home.At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a variety of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in Danville, call us at 217-443-3355 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a better look at all the replacement windows we offer.