As the cold season comes, you’ll want your home to achieve better energy efficiency to ensure lower monthly energy bills. One way you can do this is to choose energy-efficient windows. But what are the factors that make a window energy-efficient? In this post, trusted window company Renewal by Andersen of Denver explores these factors.
Windows installed by Renewal by Andersen are double-glazed. They consist of two panes kept apart from each other by a stainless steel spacer. The space between the panes is optimized to achieve superior thermal performance.
Renewal by Andersen replacement windows come in different High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass packages, designed for every type of climate, including Colorado’s. Our High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass blocks 83% of UV rays from penetrating your home. We also have the High-Performance™ Low-E4® SmartSun™ option which blocks up to 95% of UV rays and can work well for homes in hot climates and cold climates alike. If you live in extra sunny locations, you can opt for our High-Performance™ Low-E4® Sun™ glass which is our tinted glass option.
Manufacturers began testing different types of gas fills in the 1950’s. It wasn’t until the 1980’s, however, when argon and krypton rose to prominence as particularly efficient gas fill options. Argon would later get the distinction of being the more cost-effective choice between the two, making it arguably the most popular choice for windows in American homes. Renewal by Andersen uses an odorless and colorless argon gas blend. This makes our windows more heat-resistant, which is needed to help regulate indoor temperature, among other things, all year round.
Learn more about energy-efficient window options from Renewal by Andersen of Denver. Give us a call at (303) 968-3287 or fill out our contact form for a free estimate. We serve clients in Denver, Colorado Springs and nearby areas.