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Energy Efficient Windows; Understanding how they Work and Save You Money

August 20, 2013 Leave your thoughts

In this time of recession, families are opting for a stay-cations or cutting back on luxury items. However, individuals are choosing to invest in their home by upgrading their windows which not only helps to enhance property value, but can also decrease the amount of energy used within the home. Replacement windows are one of the simplest investments for personal enjoyment, energy savings, and can also increase the value of your home. When researching for replacement windows, look for Energy Star rated windows as they provide greater energy savings on both heating and air utility bills throughout the year. Replacement...

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Does Your House Need Replacement Windows?

August 12, 2013 Leave your thoughts

Many people today don’t seem to be tuned in to how much windows have an effect on their heating and cooling bills. Over time, the windows have passed through many modifications, so any windows that were installed in homes before 1990 will more than likely need an upgrade. There are a few things to think about when your windows need an upgrade. Here are Five reasons mentioned below. Cracks, are no laughing matter:  It does not matter whether the cracks are within the frame or the glass. Either way, cracks allow a large quantity of hot and cold air to...

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Green retrofit for your home.

August 7, 2013 Leave your thoughts

Thinking about making a few GREEN upgrades to your home before the end of summer? You may want to read this article from BuildingGreen.com and International Window Film Association (IWFA) which states window film is the best retro fit on a home to save energy in warm climates. Window-Film: Overlooked Retrofit Option      

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A Window Film retrofit can be a cost effective solution to save energy

May 29, 2013 Leave your thoughts

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) – a non-profit group – released a report that establishes window films are the most cost effective retrofit to save energy and reduce carbon footprint for consumers. This report was written for consumers in California, but it is applicable to our customer’s here in North Texas. The study was conducted by ConSol, which is based in California. For the purpose of the study, the firm compared the installation of window films on existing buildings with other energy saving measures such as installing new HVAC units, which save energy, caulking and air sealing and R-38...

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Residential Window Tint will Reduce Energy Cost

March 19, 2013 Leave your thoughts

Residential window film is a fantastic way to cut back, while at the same time creating a positive impact on the atmosphere. Home owners will realize one of the best resolutions to reducing the strain on their pocketbook is by having residential window tint installed. Studies have declared that homes account for 16% of green house gas emissions. Many of us have sought an answer, to combat the negative impact of energy consumption on the globe. Installing residential window tint, the quantity of emissions created by a home is reduced considerably. Naturally, this is the by-product of utilizing less energy to heat or cool a home. Since a major portion of energy is...

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