Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in West Springfield, MA
Windows are one of the most important parts of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver a variety of perks for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the contrary, if they are old windows they can also be one of the causes of wasted energy costs. Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement windows can provide you with improved comfort and a breathtaking new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to lessen the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, advancements in window technology have left us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in West Springfield gets to its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are running hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it could be time to think about replacement windows that can help protect your comfort and decrease 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 shield
- Research 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 perks of upgrading to take advantage of energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it boost your home’s overall energy efficiency, it enhances comfort, a reinvigorated style and greater functionality for your home.At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a host of replacement window choices to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Drop by our showroom in West Springfield, call us at (413) 561-7599 or schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a closer look at all the replacement windows we have available.