Replacement Windows and Energy Savings

Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Greenfield, MA

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Windows are one of the most critical pieces of our homes, and rightfully so – they provide various bonuses for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the contrary, if they are old windows they can also be one of the reasons for wasted energy costs. Why let those old windows make you pay more for heating and cooling when replacement windows can provide you with exceptional comfort and a great new view?

There are steps we can take as homeowners to reduce the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, advancements in window technology have afforded us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.

When the weather in Greenfield reaches 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 could be time to think about replacement windows that can help ensure your comfort and lower your monthly energy bills.

So what can you do?

  • Search for replacement windows that are ENERGY STAR®-certified

  • Utilize curtains and shades to help keep the heat out in the summer and keep the warmth in during winter

  • If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help shield the elements

  • Do your research on Low Emissivity (Low E) coatings, as they help reflect outside heat in the summer and keep heat in during the winter

While it can be an investment to purchase replacement windows, the benefits of upgrading to use energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it improve your home’s overall energy efficiency, it adds comfort, a revitalized style and improved functionality for your home.

At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a number of replacement window selections to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in Greenfield, call us at (413) 829-0299 or schedule an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a closer look at all the replacement windows we offer.