Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Ketchum, ID
Windows are one of the most crucial pieces of our homes, and rightfully so – they offer numerous perks for us – natural light, ventilation, protection from the weather, and the list goes on and on. On the other side, if they are old windows they can also be one of the culprits in 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 breathtaking new view?
There are steps we can take as homeowners to reduce the impact that windows have on our energy bills. And luckily, developments in window technology have afforded us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.
When the weather in Ketchum reaches its hottest and coldest points in the summer and winter, your heating and cooling systems are operating hard to keep your home comfortable. If you still have old windows, it may be time to think about replacement windows that can help ensure your comfort and lower your energy costs.
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
- If you have single-pane windows, buy replacement
windows that are double-pane or triple-pane to help block
- Look up information 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 get replacement windows, the perks of upgrading to utilize energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it boost your home’s overall energy efficiency, it increases comfort, a revitalized style and better functionality for your home.At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a number of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Come by our showroom in Ketchum, call us at 208-726-0060 or arrange an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get a closer look at all the replacement windows we carry.