Like anything else, there’s more to windows than meets the eye. In choosing replacement windows and doors, you’ll have the following choices, all of which can have a bearing on energy efficiency…
Frames: The frames of a window or door comprise 30% of the unit. Appearance, maintenance, cost and energy efficiency are each important factors in choosing the right type of frame.
Style: Some styles of windows and doors may be more energy-efficient than others. For instance, casement windows usually offer the tightest seal against drafts and moisture but typically cost more than other window styles.
Glass: Since glass comprises 70% or more of the window or door unit, your choice of glass can play a significant role in the energy savings you can expect.
Broward Impact can help you choose the most energy-efficient windows for your home.