ENERGY EFFICIENT REPLACEMENT WINDOWS
BENEFITS OF INSTALLING REPLACEMENT WINDOWS
HVAS ENERGY & COST SAVINGS
Installing new energy efficient windows can substantially reduce the costs associated with heating and cooling. Connecticut has both significant heating and cooling seasons. During the winter and other cooler months, heating a home with non-energy efficient windows can result in major heat loss, discomfort, and condensation problems. Not to mention sky rocketing oil, electric or gas heating bills.
During the warmer months, specifically the hot summers in Connecticut AC and cooling costs can really begin to drive up your electrical bill. Outdated drafty windows can contribute to this.
Newer windows have technological improvements, such as low-E coatings to reduce solar heat, to help reduce air leakage and create warmer window surfaces in the winter, reduce air leaks, improve comfort and minimize condensation.
A windows insulation quality can dramatically affect the temperature and comfort of your home. Exterior temperatures during Connecticut’s cold weather months can drive interior window surface temperatures down below the room temperature. Cold and drafty glass on old or outdated windows can create uncomfortable drafts resulting in the need to turn up the heat to compensate.
Alternatively, during the warmer months, solar radiation and strong direct sunlight through windows can cause overheating, counter acting the affects of your air-conditioning. Installing new energy efficient high performance windows can not only reduce the need to turn up your heat or air-conditioning, but also make your home more comfortable during both the winter and summer months.
Replacing your outdated windows with new high-performance versions can reduce the condensation and level of moisture, mold and mildew growth in your home. Condensation occurs when the interior surface temperature of the glass drops below the dew or frost point. Outdated window frames and inefficient glazing systems can also contribute to the formation of condensation. High-performance windows create warmer interior glass surfaces, reducing condensation and frost.
Many organic materials, such as carpet, fabrics, paper, artwork, paints, and hardwood floors may fade upon exposure to the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays of sunlight. The UV rays break chemical bonds, leading to fading and discoloration. UV rays can transmit up to 380nm, and traditional glass windows only block up to 300nm of UV rays. Energy efficient coatings on new windows can reduce the UV rays transmitted by up to 75%. UV absorbers can be incorporated into thin plastic films in multilayer windows or as an interlayer in laminated glass. This can reduce the UV transmission to less than 1%.
Why Choose Spaces?
At Spaces, our experienced replacement window installation contractors can inspect your home’s existing windows, drafts, air leaks, and temperature to determine the best replacement windows for your home. During the new window installation process, communication is of the utmost importance to us, this allows us to remain proactive, on-time and on budget. We are proud of our superior customer service experience and we do not consider your home remodeling project done until you are completely satisfied.
We provide the customer service you’d expect from a small business while having the capability of a multi-faceted empire. Contact us today for cleaning, remodeling, carpet cleaning, property maintenance, post construction, remediation, and emergency services near you. We provide commercial, industrial and residential services throughout all of Connecticut including; Middletown, Farmington, Wethersfield, Granby, New Britain, Plainville, Colchester, West Hartford, Glastonbury, Manchester, Hartford, New Haven, East Hartford, Vernon Rockville, Stamford, Bristol and more.