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REVISITING THE BENEFITS OF THE RBA® LOW-E4® GLASS

Installing “low-e” windows is one good way to enhance your home’s energy efficiency. Renewal by Andersen® offers St. Charles Missouri energy efficient windows with low-e coatings. But first things first, what does low-e mean? Low-e st ands for low emissivity. Low-e coatings are thin, practically invisible layers made of metal or metallic oxide that are applied on the glass pane.

Our windows have more low-e coatings than your usual energy-efficient window, and because of this, they have the capacity to let the right amount of sunlight in, and to deflect harmful rays such as ultraviolet and infrared. They can also increase the amount of visible light that enters your home, all the while making sure that the heat does not. Moreover, our windows’ metal oxide coatings can reduce water spotting as much as 99% when activated by sunlight.

Here at Renewal by Andersen, we offer three different yet very similar glass options–all with low-e coatings, and we call them High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass.

  • The st andard offering is comparably 56% more energy-efficient than your usual double-pane glass during summer and 45% more efficient in winter. It can effectively block 83% of the undesirable ultraviolet rays, and can also help you reduce your energy consumption by as much as 25%.
  • The SmartSun™ glass is the most energy-efficient glass ever offered by Renewal by Andersen, as it is 70% more efficient in summer and 47% more efficient in winter. It can effectively block 95% of harmful ultraviolet rays, saving your furniture from fading.
  • The Sun™ glass, while also sporting the low-e coatings, has tint coatings that reduce the amount of light that enters your home. It has the highest rating against solar heat gain and is the best at blocking the sun’s heat.

If you’re contemplating on getting your windows replaced, call the company for windows installation in St. Charles MO, Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis. If you have questions, just give us a call and we’d right there.

Reviews

"Scheduled for December, Installed in October, High quality windows and Excellent install team. I haven't seen people work together like that in years. I am definitely impressed."

Raymond Mills
Oct 13, 2022

"The service provided by Renewal by Anderson is great, both on the sales and the installation side. Our sales representative was very accommodating and helpful. The installation crew was efficient and they all were professional. These are really nice windows and a great upgrade especially from builder-grade windows."

Brad Allen
Nov 17, 2022

"It is great to do business with a company that still cares about what they do and respects the end goals. We appreciate your craftsmanship professionalism, and cannot say enough about the wonderful experience. It was clear from the onset of the installation we got the A Team and we certainly appreciate that."

1speedwagon
Nov 17, 2022

"Everyone I worked with from setting up the initial appointment to the salesman to the installers to everyone who checked on us and kept us updated on the progress of the windows was courteous, professional, and responsive. There’s always someone who is willing to answer your question without jumping through hoops which is rare these days! The installers were on time, did a beautiful job, cleaned up the space better than I expected, and even helped me with some blinds I couldn’t remove and fixed my squeaky front door! I’ve already recommended Renewal by Anderson to friends!"

Karen Mortillaro
Nov 19, 2022

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