Energy-Efficient Windows: What Are Their Benefits?

Energy-Efficient Windows: What Are Their Benefits?

Windows are responsible for up to 30% of your heating and cooling costs. If you still have single-pane units, you will enjoy significant savings on your energy bills by replacing them with multi-pane ones. Nevertheless, the benefits of installing energy-efficient windows go beyond reduced utility costs.

Continue reading to learn more.  

Lower Energy Bills

Energy-efficient windows are designed to help maintain moderate indoor temperatures. They will help keep your interior cool in summer and warm in winter. As a result, you can save up to 18% on your annual heating and cooling costs. 

Improved Comfort

Old, single-pane windows are more likely to have air leaks and drafts. They can also contribute to heat loss, making your spaces uncomfortable and increasing energy costs. On the other hand, energy-efficient windows possess at least two panes of glass. They offer excellent insulation and keep a higher surface temperature on interior glazing. These features allow them to maintain the comfort of your living space. 

Healthy Indoor Humidity Levels

Maintaining healthy indoor humidity levels is a common struggle in homes. When the air is too dry, you could experience static electricity shocks, skin irritation and dry throat. Meanwhile, excess moisture can contribute to window condensation, mold growth and poor indoor air quality. You can easily avoid these issues and ensure your spaces stay comfortable with the improved thermal performance of energy-efficient windows. 

More Peace and Quiet

Another great thing about energy-efficient windows is that they can reduce sound transmission. It means less outdoor noise can penetrate your home. Multi-pane windows offer improved sound absorption, making your indoor environment more serene.

Ensure your new windows last by choosing a dependable contractor for your project. At Krech Exteriors, we install high-quality windows, roofs and siding. Call us at (651) 688-6368, or fill out our online form to request an estimate.

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