Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Plattsburgh, NY
Windows are one of the most crucial parts of our homes, and rightfully so – they provide numerous perks for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the flip side, if they are old windows they can also be one of the reasons for wasted energy costs. Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement windows can provide you with exceptional comfort and a spectacular new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to lessen the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, improvements in window technology have left us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Plattsburgh finds 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 may be time to think about replacement windows that can help protect your comfort and lower your energy costs.
So what can you do?
- Search 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
- Research Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings, as they help reflect outside heat in the summer and keep heat in during the winter
While it may be an investment to get replacement windows, the bonuses of upgrading to use 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 number of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Stop by our showroom in Plattsburgh, call us at 518-310-2118 or schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a closer look at all the replacement windows we carry.