Energy-efficient windows may cost a bit more than traditional single-pane windows, but the investment is definitely worth it. Here’s why.
1. Energy savings – Half of an average home’s annual energy consumption is spent on heating and cooling. Many of these homes are still equipped with traditional windows that allow for heat leaks, which result in higher heating and cooling requirements. Replacing them with energy-efficient replacement windows can dramatically reduce heat leaks, which helps lower HVAC use. You can cut down as much as one-third of your annual heating and cooling costs with the right replacement windows.
2. Comfortable indoors – The less heat leaks your home has, the less chances you have of experiencing drafts during cold days and hot spots during warmer days. You and your family can enjoy the full benefits of having a whole-house heating and cooling system, no matter how harsh the season is.
3. Low-maintenance requirements – Energy-efficient replacement windows feature frames made of extruded material, which can either be filled with an insulated core, or chambered to reduce thermal transfer. Renewal by Andersen® utilizes the latter for a lighter weight, but the key feature here is the exclusive Fibrex® material frames. In addition to its natural insulation, Fibrex has low-maintenance requirements that are on par with vinyl window frames.
4. Quieter rooms – Energy-efficient replacement windows have the additional benefit of reducing noise infiltration. If you happen to be working during night shifts and go to sleep during the day, you will appreciate how much difference insulated windows can make. Your significant other can go about with tasks like mowing the lawn without disturbing you. And, if you happen to produce audio or video content, you will certainly appreciate working in a quiet environment.
Renewal by Andersen of St. Louis is your leading provider of popular replacement windows and French doors. Give us a call at (314) 983-9977, or fill out our contact form. We serve customers in St. Louis, MO, and nearby areas.