Off-the-shelf windows are a good choice for a dream home you’re planning to build. Most of them bear the ENERGY STAR® seal, meeting the energy-efficiency requirements in your climate zone.
America has been in love with double-hung window systems for centuries because of their functionality. They have no swinging panels, making them ideal for walls facing high-traffic areas, such as finished outdoor areas like pathways, patios and decks. Although they don’t completely open, they take advantage of the stack effect to provide adequate ventilation.
The ENERGY STAR® label is one of the first things you should look for when buying window systems. They tell you about the energy-performance ratings of the particular unit. Provided by the National Fenestration Rating Council, they indicate how good the window is at insulating and reflecting unwanted solar heat.
Windows are more than just home exterior elements. They also influence the design of the interior on many levels, shaping how indoor spaces look and work. For Renewal by Andersen® of Denver, here are the four main ways they can improve your home: