Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Kingston, NY
Windows are one of the most crucial elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they provide a variety of perks for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the flip 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 great new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to lessen the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, improvements in window technology have left us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Kingston gets to its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are working hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it might be time to think about replacement windows that can help maintain 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
- If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement
windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help shield
- 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 might be an investment to buy replacement windows, the bonuses of upgrading to take advantage of energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it increase your home’s overall energy efficiency, it adds comfort, a reinvigorated style and improved functionality for your home.At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a number of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Drop by our showroom in Kingston, call us at 845-663-1025 or schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a closer look at all the replacement windows we carry.