Replacement Windows and Energy Savings

Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in North Carolina, and Roanoke, Virginia

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Windows are one of the most crucial parts of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver numerous benefits 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 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 amazing 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, developments in window technology have given us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.

When the weather in North Carolina 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 ensure your comfort and decrease your monthly energy bills.

So what can you do?

  • Hunt for replacement windows that are ENERGY STAR®-certified

  • Take advantage of curtains and shades to help keep the heat out in the summer and keep the warmth in during winter

  • If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help shield the elements

  • Look up information on 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 improve your home’s overall energy efficiency, it adds comfort, a refreshed style and improved functionality for your home.

At Pella, we have a number of replacement window choices to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in North Carolina, call us at 866-539-4196 or schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get an up-close look at all the replacement windows we have available.