Replacement Windows and Energy Savings

Replacement Windows and Energy Savings in Hanover, MA

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Windows are one of the most critical elements of our homes, and rightfully so – they deliver a variety of perks 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 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 amazing comfort and a spectacular 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 given us higher efficiency windows that help everyone out as well.

When the weather in Hanover finds 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 may be time to think about replacement windows that can help ensure your comfort and decrease 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 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 get replacement windows, the bonuses of upgrading to utilize energy-saving technology is well worth it. Not only can it improve your home’s overall energy efficiency, it increases comfort, a refreshed style and greater functionality for your home.

At Pella Windows and Doors, we have a variety of replacement window options to meet the needs of both your style and your budget. Stop by our showroom in Hanover, call us at 781-826-8005 or set up an appointment with us through our online scheduler to get an up-close look at all the replacement windows we carry.