Replacement Windows and Energy Savings

Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Sunset Hills, MO

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Windows are one of the most important elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver numerous benefits 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 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 amazing comfort and a breathtaking new view?

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

When the weather in Sunset Hills gets to its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are running hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it could be time to think about replacement windows that can help protect your comfort and lower your monthly energy bills.

So what can you do?

  • Look 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 guard 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 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 refreshed style and improved functionality for your home.

At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a number of replacement window choices to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Drop by our showroom in Sunset Hills, call us at (314) 207-0622 or arrange an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get an up-close look at all the replacement windows we offer.